What have you been able to discover about the context that produced this manuscript? Biographical information about the author, information about social or political context, literary history, all offer possible areas of research; in short you should investigate any adjacent facts that can help you to understand what is a stake in the production of this particular text. What occasioned this act of writing? What can you discover about the milieu that surrounded the creation of this manuscript? What are its political or social ramifications? Your paper should include a discussion of your manuscript. What does this context help you to understand? (7 pages)
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Sylvia Hisorical content paper (w/o conclusion)
Historical Context Ari R-L
Updated version, deals mostly with a lot of things I discussed in genre but hopefully in deeper ways (?)
If you downloaded the file that does not say THISONE at the end of the title—abandon! This is my final draft for historical context on Ethel Parton.
Here is a slightly updated file from the last one from the last desperate note I wrote (above).