# 1 After reading this material thoroughly, provide a detailed summary of the most important points, using direct quotations where relevant and appropriate.
This is the story to ready I CHOOSE: “Desiree’s Baby” | Kate Chopin. http://www.katechopin.org/desirees-baby-text/
Part TWO: Which story have you chosen initially for the topic of assignment Why have you chosen this story? This is the story I CHOOSE FOR PART 2 f…. The Signal” | Vsevolod Garshin. http://www.classicreader.com/book/2150/1/
This response should be 250-300 words and does NOT require replies to classmates (but they are certainly welcome!)
Response due by end of day Thursday, September 1st
Due September 2 at 11:30 PM
After reading this week’s material complete the following steps:1) select TWO of the assigned stories from the list provided -“The Open Boat” | StephenCrane. http://americanenglish.state.gov/files/ae/resource_files/the-open-boat.pdf
To Build a Fire” | London, Jack. “To Build a Fire”. http://americanliterature.com/author/jack-london/short-story/to-build-a-fire
2) Identify and discuss the most important elements from these stories; what impressed your most and what did you consider most important for understanding their meanings? Discuss themes, plot, setting, imagery and/or characters, among other elements.