Near the end of the story the narrator asks, "Had Goodman Brown fallen asleep in the forest and only dreamed a wild
dream of awitch-meeting?" (para. 71). Was it a dream, or did the meeting actually happen? How does the answer to this
question affect your
Describe your impression of Ruby Turpin from O'Connor's story "Revelation." What are her faults? Does she have any
Ruby Turpin, the heroine of Flannery OConnors Revelation, would be
described by most as a narcissistic bigot. Her flaws
Discuss how the protagonist's expectations are similar to what has come to be known as the American dream-the
assumption that ambition, hard work, perseverance, intelligence, and virtue always lead to success. Do you
believe in the American dream?
Living in Sin by Adrienne Rich (1005), focuses on the innate differences
between men and women. Rich chooses to present these differences by looking at the two
sides of a domestic partnership.
In her opening line Rich writes, She had thought the studio wo
Dr. Tammy Trucks-Bordeaux
January 26, 2008
As Real As It Gets - Oates Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
Realism in literature allows the reader an accurate and truthful view of the human
condition. Although stories of this style may