Write a well developed essay of around 600 words in response to the question. Be sure to use concrete, specific details as well as a minimum of 8 quotations from the text to support your thesis.
1.Compare/Contrast Oates’ Where are you going? Where have you been? With Updike’ s A&P. What is the nature of the conflict? How do the protagonists change?
2.Looking at Carver’s Cathedral and Lawrence’s The Horse Dealer’s Daughter, show how an evolving society influences human relationships.
3.How does an encounter transform characters in two of our selections?
4. How are Chopin’s Story of an Hour and Jamaica Kinkaid’s Girl feminist fiction?
5. How do Hawthorne and Welty use an allegorical “Journey” in Young Goodman Brown and A Worn Path? To what end?
6. Analyze the role of the Artists in both Baldwin’s Sonny’s Blues and Kafka’s A Hunger Artist. What role does the artist play within the society?