Reading assignment: Finish A Long Walk to Water
and read pages. 3-27 in Out of the Dust
For the writing assignment, illustrate the opening sentence below with an example from your own life or from the book we are reading now, A Long Walk to Water. Remember to make each sentence connect to the one that comes after it, so the reader--that would be me--understands what each sentence has to do with the previous one.
According to the German philosopher* Friedrich Nietzsche that which doesn't destroy us only makes us stronger.. (Here's where you need to start your illustration of Nietzsche's point, and you need to introduce that illustration as smoothly as possible. ) Here's one way to do it. But I hope you will come up with other ways. "Nietzsche seems to have been right about that. What he says was certainly true for .....
*philosopher: "phil" means "love" and a philosopher is a lover of wisdom. He or she likes to think and write about ideas related to all aspects of life, such as art, morality, human thought and behavior.