Assignment: Write a brief analytical entry about this week’s reading (Anne Boyer
Write a brief analytical entry about this week’s reading (Anne Boyer’s The Undying). Copy out a quotation or passage from the text and respond to it in 300-500 words (not including the quoted material). The point here is not to simply summarize or replicate what we’ve talked about in class or what the book says, but for you to explore their own interests, ideas, and interpretations.
Some guiding questions if you’re stuck: How can you apply this week’s reading on illness autobiographies (The Invading Body) to Boyer’s text? What about last week’s readings on illness and language (The Body in Pain) or narrative medicine? What struck you about your selected passage in terms of content or style? How has this week’s reading related to your own medical experience, or that of a friend or family member?
Once you’ve completed your own entry, please post a comment in response to at least 2 classmates in your assigned discussion group. Did you wonder the same thing about the text, or perhaps have an idea of a guiding research question they might use as we draft papers in the coming weeks?
Readings are in the attachment, please reply to 2 classmates in the screenshot.