April 18, 2015

Homework Help: Help me choose a book?

Posted by Anonymous on Sunday, September 9, 2007 at 12:01pm.

I'm in grade 12 and this year is really important. I want to do well in English and it's not my forte. So, if you could please help me to choose which book I should read for my essay (which is a research and analytical). I want a book that I can understand well, I've had people tell me my English is in a grade 6 level. Also, I want a book that I can find a lot of secondary source references.

The List:

Male-Female Relationships:
Madame Bovary - Flaubert
Anna Karenina - Tolstoy
Wuthering Heights - Bronte
A Farewell to Arms - Hemingway

Racial Relations:
Cry the Beloved Country - Paton
The Joy Luck Club - Tan

The Nature of Man:
The Picture of Dorian Gray - Wilde

Social Criticism:
Great Expectations - Dickens
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Kesey
A Handmaid's Tale - Atwood

Depiction of Women:
The Color Purple - Walker
The Scarlet Letter - Hawthorne

Gulliver's Travels - Swift

Growing Up:
A Separate Peace - Knowles

Man's Use of Science:
Flowers for Algemon - Keyes

Catch 22 - Heller
The Red Badge of Courage - Crane
All Quiet on the Western Front - Remarque

Other books not listed:
The Catcher in the Rye
Tender is the Night
This Side of Paradise
Animal Farm

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