English 004 (Traylor): Select Topic

English 4 Research Essay Fall 2019 - Salvage The Bones by Jesmyn Ward

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Topic Choices
Salvage the Bones as a coming-of-age novel: 24 votes (26.97%)
Greek mythology in Salvage the Bones: 16 votes (17.98%)
Ward’s depiction of Hurricane Katrina: 25 votes (28.09%)
Salvage the Bones as a counter narrative: 4 votes (4.49%)
Ward as a Southern American writer: 3 votes (3.37%)
Haven't Decided Yet: 17 votes (19.1%)
Total Votes: 89

Understanding your Topic Choices

1. Salvage the Bones as a coming-of-age novel

What does "coming-of-age" mean?  https://chabotcollege.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ers&AN=114325109&site=eds-live&scope=site

2. Greek mythology in Salvage the Bones

Who was Medea in Greek mythology?  https://chabotcollege.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ers&AN=89407110&site=eds-live&scope=site

Who was Medea's brother?  What is Skeetah's real name?

3. Ward’s depiction of Hurricane Katrina

What was Hurricane Katrina?http://https://chabotcollege.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ers&AN=89138967&site=eds-live&scope=site

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4. Salvage the Bones as a counter narrative

What is a counter narrative? 

Counter-narrative refers to the narratives that arise from the vantage point of those who have been historically marginalized. ... A counter-narrative thus goes beyond the telling of stories that take place in the margins. The effect of a counter-narrative is to empower and give agency to those communities.