Come to class with ONE, 3X5 note card with your plan/outline/notes to answer the following question. You will write the answer IN -CLASS in addition to TWO other essays. This answer is worth 50 points. Each of the other essays will be worth 25 points each. You will be assessed on the quality and clarity of your written expression, your ideas, and your use of convincing support or evidence.
Kingsolver attempts to bring awareness to the plight or problems of people who are often considered “invisible” or misfits such as the homeless, the poor, single parents, and people of the “wrong” color or nationality. Choose three characters and discuss the type of treatment they receive from the larger community. Conclude with what you believe Kingsolver’s point is. What’s the theme she’s trying to get across? [theme]