Comparison/ Contrast Literary Analysis OutlineStep 1: 1.What novel did you choose?The Great Gatsby2.What secondary text did you choose? (Can be one from below.)These are works which compare thematically to your work. Here are some suggestions:The Great Gatsby(published 1925)∙Poem "The Waste Land" by T..S Eliot depicts the 1920’s. Not American Lit, but comparisons can still be made.∙Zora Neale Hurston literature would depict life for African Americans during the 1920’s, as well as some of the important themes.∙Poem "Harlem" (Dream Deferred) by Langston Hughes.∙Short story "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner - similarities between Jay and Emilyand their need to live in the past.∙Short story "The Jelly Bean" by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Bean Trees(published 1988)∙Poems "Woman Work" or "Phenomenal Woman" by Maya Angelou – late 70’s/early 80’s – depicts the burden of womanhood/role of women/gender roles/what it means to be a woman.∙Short story "Mirror Image" by Lena Coakley – great for students who enjoy science fiction. Comparisons can be made between Alice and Taylor and their search for self-worth and an identity.∙Short Story "Marigolds" by Eugenia Collier- theme "loss of innocence".∙Novel Life of Piby Yann Martel∙Novel Pigs in Heavenby Barbara Kingsolver – it’s a sequel to The Bean Trees & it deals with Turtle’s adoption, the rights of the group (tribe) vs the rights of the individual, the definition of family, what we do for love, and more.