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English: 101 - Aguirre

English 101 - College Reading and Composition I

English 101 is a reading and composition course designed to prepare students to handle a wide range of college writing assignments and to acquire the analytic skills necessary for effective academic preparation. Stress is placed on the organization and composition of objective expository and argumentative essays, including the research paper.


Assignment Summary

            There are many themes present in the novel, Night. For example:

  • Survival Situations
  • Morality and Ethics
  • The Nature of War
  • Father-son Relationships
  • Faith
  • Abuse and Torture
  • Psychology
  • Change/Personal Growth

Generate your own topic that relates to one or more of these themes and/or another theme or other themes of your own choosing. Using these themes, you will need to establish a connection between 1. Night, 2. the course readings, 3. your library research, and 4. your personal life, personal motivations, area of study, personal interests, or individual passions.

Assignment Requirements

Type:  Essay

Length:  12 + Works Cited

Citation Format:  MLA

Required Sources:

  • Night
  • 11 additional
    • Course materials
    • Academic/Scholarly sources from library databases


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