“Toys” by Roland Barthes (From: Mythologies by Roland Barthes, translated by Annette Lavers, Hill and Wang, New York, 1984)
Begin looking over the three essay options:
Shelby Steele’s “The New Sovereignty” (450 FYW)
John Dewey’s “My Pedagogical Creed” (460 FYW)
Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “The American Scholar” (468 FYW)
Brief Reading Response (300 words) to “Toys” by Roland Barthes. Use the following prompt to get you thinking.
Prompt: What is Barthes’s main argument in this essay? Give a few examples of how he supports that claim.