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Choose one of the stories from this Unit and analyze the portrayal of women in the text. Give at least three specific textual references to support your claim.
Note: this is an English science fiction class.
Respond to the prompt in a post of between 125-250 words. Use formal academic English. Where necessary, document your response using APA parenthetical citations and include an APA works cited list. After you have posted your initial response, engage with two other students, and with your professor if you are asked a follow-up question(s). Your initial post and subsequent participation will be evaluated using the Discussion Board Rubric. Your initial post should be written in 3rd person. Your responses to your classmates and instructor may be written in 1st person. Your response is worth a maximum of 3 points. Your response and all follow up posts are due at the end of Unit 1. This prompt and all responses will lock at the end of Unit 1.
The Cold Equations.pdf (549.64 KB)
Venable, L. (1953, January). Time enough at last. IF Worlds of Science Fiction. Retrieved from http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/32633
Dick, P.K. (1952, September). The skull. IF Worlds of Science Fiction. Retrieved from http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/30255
Banister, M. (1955, August). A gift from earth. Galaxy Science Fiction. Retrieved from http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/51129
Asimov, I. (1952, May). Youth. Space Science Fiction. Retrieved from http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/31547
Leiber, F. (1953, July). A bad day for sales. Galaxy Science Fiction. Retrieved from http://www.gutenberg.org/files/50819/50819-h/50819-h.htm
Godwin, T. (1954, August). The cold equations. Astounding Science Fiction. Retrieved from https://photos.state.gov/libraries/hochiminh/646441/vantt/The%20Cold%20Equations.pdf