Write about your response to Falling Man. What is the effect on you of the book's title being the
same as the image we discussed at the beginning of the semester?
Essay Response #9
The title of Falling Man by Don DeLillo is particularly meaningful and off
How are you responding to Extremely Loud? What can it tell us about post-9/11 American
Essay Response #4
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer is a poignant response to the
emotional tribulation of 9/11 experienced by Am
Choose a passage/quote in Chapters 6-9 of Susan Faludi's Terror Dream to discuss.
Essay Response #2
Quote for Response (pg. 277):
Many scholars of American culture see our national preoccupation with female rescue as
mere cover story, a pretext employed t
Comment on whether you see traces of Faludi's argument in Spiegelman's board book. If you
don't see traces, why do you think they are absent? If you do, why?
Essay Response #3
The arguments of Susan Faludi and Art Spiegelman presented in The Terror Dream
How does The Good Life compare to Extremely Loud in suggesting American sensibilities after
9/11? Do you see traces of Faludi's argument or evidence in either novel?
Essay Response #6
The Good Life by Ray McInerney delivers a narrative of about the isolat
Continue reflecting on what Extremely Loud can tell us about American sensibilities after 9/11.
Essay Response #6
After completing Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer, I grew
disappointed with its conclusion; it seemed abortive and m
Does the narrative style of The Reluctant Fundamentalist-told as a monologue-impact the
content of the story? What is the style's effect?
Essay Response #8
The narrative style of The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid dramatically
impacts the conten
Continue reflecting on what The Good Life suggests about American sensibilities after 9/11.
Essay Response #7
Although tangential to 9/11 concerns, The Good Life by Ray McInerney follows two paradoxical
American proclivities throughout the novel that I be
Continue to reflect on Falling Man. What might this novel suggest about American sensibilities
Essay Response #10
The content of Falling Man by Don DeLillo suggests that there is an untold story about
9/11 concerning the everyday New Yorkers,
Respond to this quote from the very end of Chapter 2 in Susan Faludi's Terror Dream:
"The suddenness of the attacks and the finality of the towers' collapse and the planes'
obliteration left us with little in the way of chronicle or ennobling narrative. S