im looking for you to say what you found interesting (or uninteresting) in them, what you

found important (or unimportant) in them, what you understood (or didn’t understand) in

them, any comments or observations you have about them, and, possibly, connections you

see between different sets of readings or how connections between the readings and the “real


The reading responses are not intended to be “formal” assignments in the sense that you

have an introduction, conclusion, and argument in the middle, but they should be “formal”

in the sense that they ought to be written in coherent English. It is not absolutely necessary

that they be in prose form; but don’t just jot down a few unconnected bullet points