Read Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, One
Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (in its entirety)
Answer the following question
in a one-page paper:
Citing specific evidence from Solzhenitsyn's One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (not from the textbook), how was Ivan Denisovich able to resist the dehumanizing aspects
of camp routine?
Your paper must follow the following
Before proceeding, you might wish to
review the study questions on Solzhenitsyn.
Your assignment should be sent to your course instructor following the directions for submitting assignments.
Please take a moment to review Charlie's
History Writing Center for specific information on the writing
requirements for the assignments in the course.
- typed using a
(font size 10 or 12 only)
- page number
citations for your quoted evidence
- not to
exceed one (1) page
- name, date and
HIS 242 at
the top left
- must have a
and conclusion (each not to exceed two sentences)
may consider submitting drafts of your assignment to your instructor for
feedback before submitting the assignment for a grade. Please send some specific questions that you would like answered about
your draft. The questions can be general (Is my introduction clear?) or
specific (Is the phrase, "Chardin was jeweller," written correctly?).
You can send in multiple drafts (within reason) of an assignment before you submit for a grade.
- At times, you
may be asked
to rewrite your essay before it is graded. This is done for your
and will result in an improved grade.
The Required Solzhenitsyn Paper is worth a maximum of 100 points.
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