In a 1200-word essay, analyze the significance and relevance of Steinbeck’s definition of a writer’s purpose in three essays selected from the list below.

In a 1200-word essay, analyze the significance and relevance of Steinbeck’s definition of a writer’s purpose in three essays selected from the list below. Select three essays that advocate and/or refute Steinbeck’s assertion of a writer’s essential role
Consider the following excerpt from John Steinbeck’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech:
The ancient commission of the writer has not changed. He is charged
with exposing many grievous faults and failures, with dredging up to
the light our dark and dangerous drams for the purpose of improvement.
In a 1200-word essay, analyze the significance and relevance of Steinbeck’s definition of a writer’s purpose in three essays selected from the list below. Select three essays that advocate and/or refute Steinbeck’s assertion of a writer’s essential role in society. Incorporate specificity of detail and example in your argument. Limit quoted textual evidence to a word or phrase not exceeding one line of your text.
Jacques D’Amboise’s Showing What is Possible
Martin Luther King’s Where Do We Go from Here: Community or Chaos?
Virginia Woolf’s Professions for Women< /font>
Ann Hulbert’s The Pleasure Principle
Michael Kimmel’s A War Against Boys?
Judith Ortiz Cofer’s A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood< /font>
Stephanie Ericsson’s The Ways We Lie
As always, include a creative title, a thesis statement citing the essays and authors in your introduction, a coherently organized body paragraphs beginning with clear topic sentences, flow of ideas from paragraph to paragraph, and an evaluative conclusion.
As last page of your assignment, include a properly documented Works Cited. Authors listed in alpha order.

 

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