March 28, 2015

Homework Help: English Lit

Posted by studentmom on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 5:46pm.

Discuss an instance of a difference in "shared" values you noted from this week's readings. Do instances of differences in "shared" values play a part in your extended family's life?

The Readings Are:

Read the following chapters, stories, and poems in the text, Literature, Reading Fiction, Poetry, and Drama.
Chapter One: Reading Stories
Chapter Three: Elements of Fiction
Read the essays on elements of fiction, and then read the following stories to exemplify those elements"some stories are used for more than one element.
Plot and Structure – Flannery O'Connor – "Good Country People," p.188
Character – Toni Cade Bambara – "The Lesson," p.427
Setting – Bobbie Ann Mason – "Shiloh," p.67
Point of View – William Faulkner – "A Rose for Emily," p.79
Language and Style – Kate Chopin – "The Story of an Hour," p.38
Theme – Franz Kafka – "Metamorphosis," p.611
Irony and Symbol – Franz Kafka – "Metamorphosis," p.611
Chapter Thirty-two: Writing with Sources
Pay particular attention to the student papers and how other works are used as a stimulus for an essay.
Chapter Thirty-three: Critical Theory: Approaches to the Analysis and Interpretation of Literature

Theme for week two--The Individual and Community Thematic readings for week two include the following works that may be assigned in different parts of the course (reading each more than once is a great idea):
Toni Cade Bambara – "The Lesson," p.427
William Faulkner – "A Rose for Emily," p.79
John Updike – "A&P," p.32

Additional Readings
Gwendolyn Brooks – "We Real Cool," p.1079
Woody Guthrie – "This Land is Your Land," p. 897
Yehuda Amichai – "A Pity. We Were Such a Good Invention," p. 1045

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