Writing the Nation (Class Textbook)Berke, Amy, et al. Writing the Nation. University of North Georgia Press, 2017.
The Jungle, Upton SinclairProject Gutenberg Text
Sinclair, Upton. The Jungle. Urbana, Illinois: Project Gutenberg, 2006. Retrieved from http://www.gutenberg.org/files/140/140-h/140-h.htm
After reading the introduction to this literary period in the online text, please complete the following activities.
If you directly cite information from outside sources or the online text, please do so in correct MLA format (in-text citations and a reference list).
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Define the literary period (this information can be found in the online text).
List 2 authors from this literary period (this information can be found in the online text).
List 3-5 events (historical, political, social, technological) that occurred during this time period and give a brief description of each (this information can often be found in the online text; however, additional online research may be necessary).
Discuss how you believe a minimum of 1-2 of these events may have impacted the pieces that you read this week.