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21W.022: Reading and Writing Autobiography: Section 2: Activity

Class Activity: February 16, 2022

In your small group, answer the following questions on this Google Doc.

1) Find the Search Our Collections record for Men We Reaped: A Memoir, by Jesmyn Ward.  What is the permalink for this title?

2) Review the record.  What clues in the record give you the social/historical/political context for Men We Reaped: A Memoir?

3) Use the advanced search for reviews written about Men We Reaped: A Memoir.  What search terms did you use?  How did you narrow the search, if applicable?

4) Review the list of research guides by subject.  Which research guide(s) would you use to search for the social/historical/political context for Men We Reaped: A Memoir?

5) What questions or challenges did you have while answering these questions?

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