First Day Knowledge Prompts II

First Day Knowledge Prompts II - Later World Literature You...

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Later World Literature You will not use all the pieces of literature on the list. 1. ____________________ A man wakes up one day to discover that he has turned into a large insect and must make the best that he can of his new life and relationships. 2. ____________________ A riverboat captain travels the Congo River and meets a man whom everyone believes to be a great leader. He discovers that this “ideal” man has played a large role in the horribly inhumane treatment of the natives. 3. ____________________ A woman undergoes a vicious internal struggle as she seeks to prove her belief that all men cheat. "Borrowed. That's how I've had my men," she boasts. 4. ____________________ This book was “widely banned because it contained religious blasphemy, political sedition and intellectual hostility hidden under a thin veil of naïveté.” It uses caricature and parody to explore the pitfalls of optimism and pessimism. 5. ____________________ “Mixed-Up” and “Certainly-Mary” are eastern characters struggling to assimilate into a western world. 6. ____________________ A woman who is being abused by her husband visits her family, whose financial situation has improved greatly because of the husband’s social standing, to tell them she is leaving her marriage. 7.
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2009 for the course ENG ENG202 taught by Professor Skjeveland during the Spring '09 term at Hagerstown CC.

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