You can choose any citation guide (MLA, Chicago, APA) you like. Just be consistent. PROMPT #3 – Close Reading Choose TWO of the texts we have read this semester and respond to ONE of the questions below
You will still need to engage with secondary sources for this prompt
How do these texts demonstrate or create an understanding of the economic and/or sociocultural predicaments facing disenfranchised peoples in the 18th century?
What is the broader rhetorical purpose of the texts in their portrayal of economic and/or sociocultural anxieties?
In other words, what is each text doing by portraying a specific anxiety in a specific way?
What message is each text sending to its audience/reader