Sixth Writing Assignment
Due at the beginning of class on Tuesday, April 21, 2015.
Describe a person perceiving that a situation is not ethical, and
acting to change it. Describe the consequences of their action. Do so in one
The person can be yourself, someone else, or a fictional character that
you or someone else made up. Describe the situation and (succinctly but
unambiguously) why that person perceives the situation to be unethical.
Describe what they choose to do, and at what perceived risk. Describe
whether it does or does not work.
Note that you won't be able to describe all consequences of an action.
Choose your time scales for consequences.
You can think of this as flash fiction, or flash history, if you want,
but it will not be graded on its literary merits or historical accuracy.