assignment for Uglies
is to write an
essay answering one of the three questions below. Read through all of them and
chose the one you feel most comfortable answering. Your essay should include
examples and details from the book, Uglies, to support your opinions.
only need to complete one draft for this essay. Please remember to proofread
your work when you are finished. It is highly recommended that you type your
essay using MS Word or Google Drive.
are due the end of class on March 23
or via email no later than March 28.
Essay Questions: Choose one
- Would you give up your ability to think independently in exchange
for being happy, beautiful, perpetually healthy, and rich? Why or why not?
- On page 345, Tally and David are discussing how the Rusties
lived in a "house of cards" that eventually collapsed and
destroyed civilization. In what ways is our civilization most like this
"house of cards" and why.
- Tally is faced with a difficult decision in this book: betray her
close friend or stay “ugly” forever. What would you do in Tally’s situation and
why? To answer this one, imagine that you grew up in this same society and how hard
be to leave and never have the operation.
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