To this point, we have dealt with some of the overarching ideas related to The Reluctant Fundamentalist. This week, we will be solidifying our understanding of the text by introducing you to THREE CRITICAL METHODS, or ways we can critically examine a text:
As a culiminating project, we will be writing a paper that synthesizes your writing and research up to this point, and presents your findings in the form of an Argumentative Paper. This paper will stretch your understanding; it will help you to reframe some long-held assumptions about religion, faith, and patriotism. in the end, it will help you to consider America, and its shadow hovering over all that we encounter.