Select one essay in The brief McGraw-Hill guide: Writing for college,
writing for life: (2nd ed.) to summarize for this assignment. Choose
from the following essays: “Se habla Espanol” by Barrientos; “Facing
poverty with a rich girl’s habits” by Kim; “On becoming a writer” by
Baker; “Farm girl” by Hemauer
Write a one and one-half to two (1½ – 2) page summary paper in which you:
Identify the source (writer and title of essay) and state his or her
most important point in your own words.
Summarize the other main points and their supporting details in
Discuss the (1) writer’s purpose, (2) genre, (3) audience, and (4)
Describe your emotional response to the essay.
Use quotations, paraphrase, and summary correctly.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with
one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow
APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the
student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date.
The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required
assignment page length
Pre-Written Pages: 4