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Assignment #3 (for 1/27/99)

Reading: In PHG, 77-9, 125-6 ("Collecting"); 99-109 ("Remembering"); from library reserve readings, Reginald Lockett, "How I Started Writing Poetry" (347-52)

Writing: Decide on one essay topic that you will use for your Personal Essay. With this topic in mind, try one collecting activity to gather ideas for the Personal Essay. After collecting, get on the Web Forum (using the instructions handout I've given you) and write a first draft of your Personal Essay. (Spend about an hour writing your essay on the forum.)