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Instructions: Answer all parts of the following question with at least eight (8) complete, grammatically correct sentences in a clear paragraph structure (topic sentence, supporting sentences, concluding sentence). Use only the piece of American literature you are writing about; do NOT use any other sources or secondary research material. Use correct in-text citations for quotes or paraphrases from the literature, but do not include a works cited page entry.
Question: Choosing Douglass’s speech, Lincoln’s speech, or one specific section of Whitman’s poem, what do you think is the textâ€™s point, why do you think is it important, and why/how do you think it is still relevant in todayâ€™s America?
Grading: For full credit for each response quiz, your answer must by the deadline clearly answer all parts of the question asked, meet or exceed the required number of sentences, use those sentences in a clear paragraph structure, utilize some properly incorporated direct textual evidence (quotes or paraphrases) from your subject text to support your answer (with correct in-text citation), and have no grammatical errors at all.
Ten (10) points will be deducted for each sentence short of the requirement. Ten (10) points will be deducted for each sentence fragment (incomplete sentence), comma splice, or run-on sentence (fused sentence). Five (5) points will be deducted for all other grammatical errors combined. Thirty (30) points will be deducted for using unauthorized secondary sources in violation of the quiz instructions. Twenty (20) points will be deducted for failing to answer all parts of the assigned question or writing about a different text than was assigned. Ten (10) points will be deducted for not offering any direct textual evidence to support your answer. Five (5) points will be deducted for missing or incorrect in-text citations. Five (5) points will be deducted for unclear paragraph structure.
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