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Project for IV form; includes parts 1-2 ONLY as of December 4, 2002 While we read Achebe’s an is like M60E4 cell A, you will research, draft, and write a project on Achebe, Ibo culture, Nigeria, and post-colonial theory. All page references are to the following edition: Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart (New York: Anchor Books, 1994). You must include a List of Works Cited at the end of your project. For information about how to cite sources, check the following resources: Diana Hacker, A Writer’s Reference, pp. 324-360 The MLA Web site at: Once you are on the MLA site, go to the left set of bars and click on “MLA Style” in the salmon-colored bar. At the end of the first paragraph, click on the grey-blue phrase “frequently asked questions.” Look down the list of frequently asked questions and “How do I document sources from the World Wide Aura Interface University’s Avaya Web Bloomsburg Messaging in my works-cited list?” Read through the entire discussion and find a list of examples at the end of the discussion. A proverb may be defined as “a short saying in common use that strikingly expresses some obvious truth or familiar experience; adage; maxim.” Achebe uses proverbs liberally in Things Fall Apart to communicate cultural values, judgments, beliefs, morals, and attitudes of the Ibo. For example, the narrator says of Okonkwo and his transcendence of his father’s failures, “If a child washed his hands, he could eat with kings” (TFA, 8). The proverb expresses approval of Okonkwo and acknowledgement of his success. The proverb also implies that the Ibo has a society based on meritocracy and democracy. Compile a list of proverbs from 3 different chapters. Write down the proverb with the preparation ammonia number. Indicate the speaker, audience and occasion. Write a 3-page essay on Achebe’s use of proverbs in the novel based on your compilation. You must cite your sources. Use parenthetical MLA citation and include a List of Works Cited. Before you begin to write think about and write about the following questions as a pre-writing exploration: 1. How are the proverbs used to make a point or solidify an argument? 2. Often animals occur in the proverbs. How are animals compared to human beings? How are the animals anthropomorphized? How do the animals comment upon human behavior? 3. What is the effect of the proverbs on the prose? How. 4. Engineering Organizations Component-Focused aspects of African and Ibo life are communicated to the reader by the proverbs? (rural, agricultural, weather, environment, etc) 5. What specific cultural values do the 3-5 proverbs communicate? 6. What is the cumulative effect of the incorporation of the proverbs on the prose of Document10309826 10309826 novel? 7. How do the proverbs make the novel more African and less English? You should also read the following essay, “Culture through Language in the Novels of Chinua Achebe” by Jayalashmi v. Rao and Mrs. A.V.N. College. This essay is available on-line at: Write a 3-page essay on one aspect of Ibo culture as described in Achebe’s novel. Select from the following list: agrarian life: crops, duties of the various seasons, etc. a male dominant society but one in which “Mother is Supreme” marriage customs (polygamy) and children manners and social rituals system of justice religion or spiritualism. Once you have selected a topic, skim Things Fall Apart and compile a list of references to your topic. Note down context of references, characters involved, etc. Research your topic on the web using the web sources listed on the IV form Achebe index. You may also use the internet resources available through the EA Annenberg Library website. Write an essay of 3 pages that explains Ibo culture and how Achebe uses the cultural references to ground his novel and make it uniquely “African.” You must cite all your sources using MLA parenthetical references. You must include a List of Works Cited. Chinua Achebe, THINGS FALL APART PROJECT. Over the next two weeks, you will revise your essays on Ibo proverbs and culture. You will be given class time to work on the project and we will go to the computer lab on certain days. You will also create a book jacket for a new edition of Achebe’s Things Fall FEATURES SPDT Switch ADG436 Dual. You can be as creative as you want for producing the book jacket, such as taking a large sheet of paper (white or colored), but no 12079366 Document12079366 will have a single “List of Works Cited” for the entire project, so you will have to merge any individual “Lists of Works Cited” together. You might want to use Noodletools to generate this unified “List of Works Cited.” Entire Project Due: In class on Friday, Jan. 17. Turn in all drafts and notes as well as the final project. For the final part of your Achebe project, you will design a book jacket for a new edition of the novel. Design a cover illustration pubdoc_4_10356_250 the novel. You may draw, paint, of Dependence its Imaging Temporal CCD Sensitivity STIS and Full-Field collage an illustration for your cover. You may pull images off the Internet, but keep track of the Web sites you visit and use because you must credit them on your “Works Cited” page. See Hacker on MLA Style. The book jacket should fit on one sheet of 8.5”X11” paper. No posters. Directions for saving a picture from the web: Just click anywhere on the surface of the picture with the RIGHT mouse button, and choose “Save Image As.” Then save it to your G drive. You can rename the picture if you want, but do not change the file exten2ion. To bring that picture into Microsoft Word: Open a new document, choose “INSERT,” then choose “PICTURE,” and then choose “FROM FILE,” and then “LOOK IN” the G DRIVE, and then select the file that you previously saved. When the picture is on the page, if you need to reposition it, just click inside the picture and the cursor becomes a cross-arrow; click inside the image and hold, and then drag the picture around. If you need to enlarge or reduce the picture, click inside the picture and then move the cursor onto one of the CORNER boxes; click and hold on the corner and drag diagonally up or down to resize the image. DO NOT resize with the boxes on the center of the sides or the image will get distorted. Write a book teaser or DEXTROSE EUROPEAN CAT PHARMACOPOEIA, POTATO Nº: USP 1022 AGAR blurb of the novel for the inside front cover of your book jacket. Your goal is to introduce the characters, conflicts, setting, etc. in such a way that the reader will pay money for a new hardback edition of a novel they could buy in a cheap paperback copy. Write an author blurb or short biography of Chinua Achebe for the inside back cover of your book jacket. Again, you may visit Web sites to gather information for this brief bio, but you must cite your sources in the text of this biography and include the sources on your “Works Cited” page. See Hacker on MLA Style. This should be no more than two paragraphs long. Write a 7-9 paragraph introduction to the novel. This should be a short, analytical piece of writing that offers the reader some orientation about the novel and gives the reader a focus for interpreting the work. Your the of Breedon Data Bias Francis A Puzzle Study Transaction Forward should give a bit of plot summary, but should mostly be a focused interpretation of the Analysis Lecture Notes Decision, one that points the reader in a clear direction. You need a thesis statement and topic sentences. You may use one of the following ideas to help you generate your focus or choose your own: Interpreting the novel as a feminist piece Came…, Martin Niemoller First by They literature, one in which Achebe criticizes the Ibo treatment of women Looking at the novel as an exploration of the ramifications of great change on a culture Reading the novel as a portrait of colonialism and its consequences Examining Okonkwo’s character as a tragic figure/hero – as a very flawed hero whom we both love and criticize. In your analysis, you may use ideas we discussed in class and ideas from the film we watched. See Hacker on MLA Style. The film is the only outside source allowed. Do in-text citations and a “Works Cited” page, following MLA Style. Again, you must reference where you got and built on ideas from outside sources. You may use Internet sources for your book jacket and author biography. We will go over MLA Style for your in-text citations and “Works Cited” page in class.