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English III

 

English III Honors Summer Assignment

Read A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway and Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer.

The words "bravery" and "courage" are echoed through A Farewell to Arms, and much of Into the Wild reflects on whether or not what McCandless did was brave and/or heroic. Choose one character/person from one of the books, and in a well-developed response (250-500 words), argue whether that character/person deserves to be called brave and heroic. Support with specific examples. Email this response to Ms. Baulch (cbaulch@covcath.org) no later than August 10.

 

English III CPI Summer Assignment

Read Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer. Be ready for a test upon the first day of school. No summer writing assignment.

 

English III CPII Summer Assignment

Read Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer. Write three journals in response to the novel (at least 150 words each): one after you finish chapter 6, one after chapter 12, and one after you’ve finished the book.

- In each journal,

o summarize what happens in the section (in your own words—I will know if you use an online source) AND

o briefly describe your reaction.

 What do you think of McCandless and what he’s doing?

 

This is due the first day of class.

 

 

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