SYMBOLISM IN “RED CONVERTIBLE” ESSAY
In this essay, you will discuss Erdrich’s use of symbolism in the story.
-Review your definition of “symbolism.”
-Think about some of the major symbols in the story: Henry’s boots, the River, Bonita’s picture-Choose three major symbols from the story. For each symbol, provide 2 passages from the story that illustrate the symbol and why it is significant to the story. FOR THIS ESSAY, SYMBOLS MUST BE OBJECTS.
*YOU CANNOT DISCUSS THE CAR AS A SYMBOL FOR THIS ESSAY
SYMBOLS FOR THIS ESSAY MUST BE OBJECTS
– Cite passages correctly using your “ OCPI/ Creating Documented Paragraphs” note sheet. – —Use your Essay Planner to create your essay
-Create 5-7 paragraphs to answer.
Directions for Handing in the Essay:
Create your essay in a Word or RTF document
Use MLA format to set up your essay (see notes on Getting Started page for details)
Proofread your essay and run spell check before submitting
Please cite as listed above and do not use the car as a symbol.