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Brian Dettmer: Book Autopsies

During the week of February 1, you each worked your way through the reading portfolios you’ve compiled over the first semester of this year.  The original guidelines were amended to permit texts from more time periods, and you were given two prefatory assignments (see the appropriate links for 2/1/2010 and 2/3/2010 here), before responding to the following prompt:

Choose one of your portfolio texts.  It may not be a text assigned or made available to you in this classroom (although your final portfolio may include some of those).  In a well reasoned essay, convince your peers to replace one of their texts with yours.  Refer specifically to the three guidelines given with the original assignment, arguing that this text satisfies the portfolio requirements—and that it is worth incorporating.

You responded through the comments under Reading Portfolios: February 1 on our course website’s blog.  Now you will respond to your peers’ comments, choosing a text based on the persuasiveness of these miniature essays.  Instructions after the jump.



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