Women Writers Paper Topics

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LA11: American Lit and Comp Spring 2010 Women Writers Paper: 3-4 pages FINAL DRAFTS ARE DUE BLOCK DAY, FEBRUARY 17/18 1. Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published in 1885. Using the diary, letter, or short story from Part 4 of your graphic organizer, compare the work by a woman author to that of Mark Twain. Consider theme, character or style, and be sure to refer to the historical context of the time period to support your argument. 2. J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye was published in 1951. Using the memoir, essay, or short story from Part 6 of your graphic organizer, compare the work by a woman author to that of J.D. Salinger. Consider theme, character or style, and be sure to refer to the historical context of the time period to support your argument. 3. Choose 2-4 poems from different time periods and compare them. Focus on the various literary devices and themes presented in the poems to make an argument
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Unformatted text preview: about how poetry by women has changed and developed over time. Refer to historical context as influence. (It would be helpful to consider the explications you completed in class). 4. How has womens literature changed over time? Choose 2-4 pieces from the different time periods we have focused on in this unit and, using the historical context and the various literary movements, compare the works with regard to theme, subject matter, or form. 5. Choose a male author you are familiar with (this does not have to be one we read in class) and compare it with one of the works we have read by a female author of the same time period. Consider theme, character or style, and be sure to refer to the historical context of the time period to support your argument. 6. Other ideas for a paper topic? See me to get it approved....
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