802essay3mw11 - ENGL 802 Winch/Sp 2011 ESSAY III Length:...

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ENGL 802 Winch/Sp 2011 ESSAY III Length : Six full pages plus a works cited page in correct MLA format (consult your handbook for assistance). Due : April 20, 25, or 27 depending upon your conference. General : This essay asks you to construct an argument regarding a specific aspect of violence in Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian. This argument is to be formulated through your close reading of the primary text and by applying research materials from your carefully chosen outside sources. This essay asks you to focus on a specific perspective of the novel’s presentation of violence and examine the way in which the author integrates and synthesizes this with the novel’s theme. Option #1: Violence and the Sacred Some critics have described Cormac McCarthy’s prose style in Blood Meridian as “neo- biblical”; indeed, McCarthy incorporates many evocative religious images and symbols, as well as a tone and voice which echoes the Bible’s prophetic books. But he chooses
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course ENGLISH 0802 taught by Professor Jamesmellis during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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