Over the next 3 days, you will write your Engagement Paper.
According to Miriam Webster’s Dictionary: the definition of
“engagement” is to be involved. In this Engagement Paper, you will
demonstrate your understanding of how you have been involved in the
course’s material. Over the past week, we examined the concept of
“The Curse of Knowledge” and Consumption. In addition, in the past
2 weeks we also examined Tahnehisi’s “Letter to My Son.” This paper
will allow you to connect the information from all three.
How much is this paper worth?
125 points ( draft 80) final (45)
How long is this paper?
3 to 4 pages
What is the structure?
12pt font/Times New Roman font
You need a:
Introduction: 10 points
● Is this a Curse, Consumption or Both?
● Is the Body a mechanism for consumption, part of the curse or something
● In what ways do you nourish your body?
If I was writing an
for Malcolm X’s
Learning to Read.
Using our sample
questions. I may start
off this way…
In America, illiteracy is one of the dividing factors in
socio-economic status. In Malcolm X’s excerpt “Learning
to Read” this seemed more of a blessing he consumed
while being in prison. However, Frederick Douglas felt
Learning to Read felt like a Curse because he now
understood some things–he could do nothing about. In
my perspective, learning to read is both: a curse and
consumption tied together.
Engagement Paper Due Friday 10/8/2021 11:59pm
How is this paper divided?
This paper is divided in 4 parts: 20 points
- Consumption: After reading “Letter to my Son” what are some
areas of the text that demonstrates Tahnehisi’s consumption?
What did he consume? Use your notes (lines that resonated
with you or just facts) that you have identified in this text?
Identify 5 to 6 lines and explain your reasoning.
- The Curse of Knowledge: Do you think Tahnehisi was impacted
or influenced by the Curse of Knowledge? If you answer Yes,
you need to explain and give 4 examples. If you answer No,
you need to explain and give 4 examples. If you say Yes and
No, give 2 examples explaining both yes and no. 20 points
4C Curse of knowledge
What changes does
Tahnehisi has to
make because of
what he knows or has
has he had to
What choices does the
writer asks the reader
- The Critical Inquiry (Questions for the Author) What are four
questions would you ask Tahnehisi Coates? Identify four
questions that you want to ask Tahnehisi directly.. 10 points
- The Reflection:After learning, discussing, presenting, and
reading about: The Curse of Knowledge, Consumption and
Letter to my son–
● What have you consumed as a reader or writer?
● Have you been impacted by The curse of knowledge yes
or NO? Explain your answer.
● What Personal connections do you have to the “Letter to
My Son.” (2 or 3 examples) 20 points
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