Daily Writing Assignment for Octavia Butler's "The Fire," Chapter Two of Kindred

To demonstrate your familiarity with the chapter titled "The Fire," I’d like you to write a detailed paragraph in which you cover the following question: What is a patroller and how is a patroller important to Dana’s experience and to her understanding of the dangers she faces in the antebellum South? Write a paragraph discussion of the reading for today that begins with a topic sentence and that covers the issues raised by the question, supporting your response with specific examples from the chapter.