English 1302 - Composition & Rhetoric
Prose Assignment #3

Reading Assignment
  • Literature: an Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, Ch. 3, "Character", pp. 77-106

  • Writing Assignment
    (1) After carefully reading the chapter and the selection, "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall", please visit the discussion page, select "Prose Assignment #3" discussion, and enter your response to the following questions: "What does the name Weatherall have to do with Granny's nature or life story?  How is this the story of another "jilting"?  What similarities are there between that fateful day of sixty years ago and the moment when Granny is dying?" You will receive credit toward your participation grade for contributing to the discussions forum.
    Once you have posted your answers to the questions above, please also copy your response in the text-block under "Submission" at the bottom of this page and click "Submit."