two english 103 db
In your response, please show good paragraphing skills in your responses to the following five bullet points. Please write your response in a Word Doc and attach it here. If possible, read and respond to (at least) one classmate in the comments section of their submission.
First, notice the relationship between the following word pairs:
o interest, disinterest
o information, disinformation
o persuade, dissuade
o ability, disability
â€¢ What is society comprised (made up) of?
â€¢ In your opinion, what characteristics make up the greatest society on earth? You do not have to NAME the society that you are thinking of, but you may if you wish.
â€¢ Discuss what would be a perfect society in your opinion. What characteristics would it have? Why would it be preferable to currently existing societies?
Read Death Do Us Part by Robert Silverberg until at least the following paragraph: “Marilisa hasn’t entered on any career path yet. It’s much too soon. She is, after all, still in her first life, too young for Process, merely in the Prep stage yet. Just a child, really. She has dabbled in ceramics, written some poetry, composed a little music. Lately she has begun to think about studying economics or perhaps Spanish literature. No doubt her actual choice of a path to follow will be very far from any of these. But there’s time to decide. Oh, is there ever time!”
1. After reading a good bit, compare and contrast the parts of the short story that show elements of a future UTOPIA and elements that show a futureDYSTOPIA.
2. In which direction does this short story lean more, a utopian direction or a dystopian one?
This is an informal writing. Try and produce at least three or four paragraphs. Compose this piece as a Word Document in MLA format and submit it here before the end of class.