First, make sure to review the information about response papers in the module before week 6, which includes the following materials:
Response Paper Guidelines
Writing a Thesis in a History Paper
Tips for Writing Paragraphs in History Papers
Smallwood, Chapter 5, “The Living Dead aboard the Slave Ship” (pp. 122-52)Preview the document
Then, write a paper which responds to one of the following prompts (Focus your paper on answering one of the prompts. Do not answer all of the prompts):
What do you think about the way this chapter was structured, particularly the 2nd half of the chapter? Do you think the way that Smallwood crafted her narrative was effective for conveying the devastating loss of human life on a slave ship? Why or why not?