The following below is from my Professor but I wanted to add that no works cited is need because all the information needs to come from the books or spark notes etc. I have added the files that were given to me and if needed then I can take pictures of the pages needed just let me know. Thank you! INSTRUCTIONS I. GENERAL INFORMATION REVIEW MATERIALS Before you begin writing your exam, you should carefully review the following items: ″ Workshop/Examination/Pages ″ Examination 2 Review Sheet/Pages (I also distributed a hard copy of the Review Sheet in class.) ″ Lecture Notes/Pages for this unit ″ Optional extra credit assignments for this unit (Discussion Board/Assignment Board/Quiz Board. Please remember that Canvas archives student access of specific course material. Course access records will show whether or not you have accessed posted course materials for this unit. EXTERNAL WEBSITES: Do not consult external website for this examination. I am not looking to see if you can locate random material on unassigned websites. I am looking to see how well you understand our course material. This is not a hard examination, but you must show me that you have read and understood the syllabus assignments in Unit 2 fully. DO NOT JUST ATTEMPT TO ″WING IT.″ TUTOR: You should consult a tutor for help with problems with grammar and sentence clarity if I have told you on previous assignment that you need help in these areas. : According to English Department policy, you are expected to demonstrate competency in the English courses that you take after successfully completing Freshman Composition. Please review the general grading criteria that are posted on Read Me First/General Course Information/Pages p. 4. Problems with grammar and sentence clarity can affect your grade. I. Informal definition/application 3@16 pts. Each/48 pts. total Please note: You should answer each item in this section in a well developed paragraph -3 paragraphs total for this section. You should write one paragraph on each work. Each paragraph should be approximately ½ page in length. The definition that you include in each paragraph should be your own explanation of the term′s meaning. Your definitions should come from your class reading: not from an external, online, ″canned″ source. Your definitions should be based on the text, lecture notes, and optional extra credit assignments. A. Augustine/Confessions: Define confessional genre including at least 2 characteristics of this literary tradition in your definition. Select 1) a passage from Augustine′s Confessions which occurs before his conversion and 2) another passage which occurs after his conversion. Show how the details that Augustine includes in each of these passages depict transformations in his evolving spiritual life and how they support your definition of confessional genre. Careful: This question isn′t just asking you to summarize the passages I′m asking you make detailed and thoughtful connections between the confessional details in the passages and the historical context of his life. (Hint: To gear up for this question, you should review the introductory discussion of the confessional tradition on p. 46 of our text and the introductory account of Augustine′s life on pp. 45-47.) B. The Thousand and One Nights: Define nested structure, including at least two characteristics of this form of literature in your definition. Select two passages from The Thousand and One Nights which identify them as nested structures according to your definition. In discussing the two passages that you select, be sure to explain in detail how they are connected to each other and how they support your definition of a nested structure. (Hint: To gear up for this question you should review the introductory discussion of nested structures on p. 554. You should pay particular attention to the discussions on p. 554 of ″The Merchant and the Demon″ and ″The Story of the Fisherman and the Demon″ as nested structures. Note: See pp. 566-577 for the full text of ″The Story of the Merchant and the Demon.″ See pp. 577-582 for the full text of ″The Story of the Fisherman and the Demon.″ C. The Tale of Genji: Define monogatgari, including at least two characteristics of this literary genre in your definition. Choose two scenes from The Tail of Genji that depict love affairs in Genji′s family between aristocratic men and women from a lower class One of your scenes should depict a love affair between a lower class woman and Genji′s father the emperor Kiritsubo. Your other scene should depict a scene between a lower class woman and Genji. Discuss the relationship between the two love affairs that you have chosen. How are they similar? How are they different? What is the significance of their similarities and differences? (Hint: To gear up for this question, you should review the introductory discussion of monogataari on p. 1157.) Essay-52 pts. total Essay Directions: The three works we studied in this unit feature conflicts that occur between men and their women which help the reader to gain a better understanding of Roman, Middle eastern, and Japanese culture during the times the work were written. Respond to the following topic in an essay that contains at least five paragraphs and at least 750 words. Please note: Your essay should include a title, introduction, body (at least three paragraphs) and a conclusion. It should also have a clear thesis in the introduction and topic sentences in the body paragraphs. You should support your conclusions with examples from the text. You should also support your argument with contextual evidence-that is, you should use terms from text introductions and notes as appropriate. Be sure to proofread carefully Essay Topic: Select a conflict in each of the works that we studied in this unit which dramatizes conflicts which occur between the main character/protagonist and a character of the opposite sex because they have different goals. Discuss in detail the similarities and/or differences between the three conflicts you choose. Your discussion should include 1) the opposing goals that cause each conflict, 2) the resolution/outcome of each conflict, and 3) what the dramatization of these opposing goals and conflicts helps us to understand about power struggles between different genders in Roman, Middle Eastern, and Japanese culture.