Response Essay (Writeacher!)

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This response essay regards "Rules of the Game" by Amy Tan.

The prompt: In Amy Tan's "Rules of the Game," we read about a generational tug of war. Write 3-paragraph essay in which you discuss the motivation of each generation.

My thesis: Both Waverly, the young chess prodigy, and her mother, a traditional Chinese woman, contribute to the conflict that is impacting their relationship.

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    Do you have an outline to go with this thesis statement? Don't even think about starting to write the body of the paper without an outline!

    What details from the story will you use to prove that your thesis is true? Those details will be obvious in your outline.

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