Six Weeks at a Glance
Read four (4) short stories (see syllabus for titles).
Complete 4-6 pages of journal responses to those stories.
Read two (2) more short stories (see syllabus for titles).
Complete 2-3 pages of journal
Henrik Isbens play A Dolls House encouraged me to form the following
questions: How does Nora accept and reject Torvalds attempts to define her and
restrict her to a submissive role within society? Do these socially defined roles
For thousands of years, doll's have been a toy played with little girls for their amusement. It is
interesting, then, that within the past few centuries men have begun to call women their "dolls".
Is this merely an innocent pet name, or does it represent
The Importance of Reputation in Shakespeare's Othello
Reputation is very important to Shakespeare, and he shows that very clearly in "Othello: The
Moor of Venice". Iago's reputation as an honest man, Othello's reputation as a just hero, Cassio's
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The Short Stories
Edgar Allan Poe, The Cask of Amontillado (1846)
Recommended for your first reading.
Read with the text in front of you and follow along, word for word.
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Table of Contents
Preface for Instructors
PART ONE: 40 STORIES
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Young Goodman Brown
Edgar Allan Poe, A Cask of Amontillado
Herman Melville, Bartleby the Scrivener
* Ambrose Bierce, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
Guy de Maupassant, T
Five Important Points of On Misunderstanding the Oedipus Rex Oedipus Rex attempt to
justify the ways of God to man by: 1. Proving that we get what we deserve. An example is how
Oedipus treated Creon badly, so the gods punished him. 2. Oedipus Rex is a tra