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Course Assignment: Collaborative Guides to Historical and Cultural References in The Swinging Bridge or Tree of Life Note : Assignment d eveloped with Literature Course : Panama Silver, Asian Gold: Migration, Money, and the Making of the Modern Caribbean ; f ull syllabus for fall 2013 class (does not include this as signment): http://dloc.com / AA00013935/00001/pdf Assignment #5: Collaborative Guides to Historical and Cultural References in The Swinging Bridge or Tree of Life Objective: Students will work in groups t o contribute to making a guide to the historical and cultural references in these novels. Ea ch group will be responsible for a chapter or series of chapters in one of the n ovels. Each group will chose 3 5 historical or literary references in The Swinging Bridge or Tree of Life Students will find secondary sources on that event and/or text. Identify a primary peech, Massa Day Done and write an explication (250 500 words) that describes the event, circumstance, or document, and explains its significance in the text. There will be a signup sheet with a list of suggested references but students can also add an it em not on the list. Contributions will be posted on the wiki and then converted to a PDF file and added to the dLOC ( www.dloc.com ) pedagogy resources.