Answer the question given by the professor
Please make sure that you clearly indicate which questions and which parts of questions you are answering. All questions require that you give evidence to support your answer, so quote from stories as needed. You may also want to gain information from Reading in context”. I have provided word counts to give you an idea of how much detail you need to go into; you may use slightly more or less as you feel necessary.
Please answer BOTH of the following questions and their multiple parts. Use full sentences. Give evidence.
S1. Answer a and b:
What kind of character is Emily Grierson in Faulkners A Rose for Emily”?
a. Static or Dynamic; (60-85 words) [correct choice 1pt.; evidence 1pt. 2 pts.]
b. major or minor. (85-100 words) [correct choice 1pt. ; evidence 2pts. 3pts.]
Give evidence for both parts.
S2. Answer a, b and c:
What kind of a narrator speaks to us in Updikes The A&P”?
a. 1st, 2nd, or 3rd person narrator; (50-60 words) [correct choice 1pt.; evidence 1pt. 2 pts.]
b. Omniscient or limited omniscient; (50-80 words) [correct choice 1pt.; evidence 1pt. 2pts.]
c. the narrator is or is not a major character in the story. (60-100 words) [correct choice 2pts.; evidence 4pts. 4pts.]
Give evidence for all three parts.
Long Answer: Include and introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Length is about 1 page/650-800 words)
Answer two of the fourquestions in this section. [6 pts. each]
L1. From one of the assigned readings (A&P”, The Story of an Hour”, A Rose for Emily”, but not Araby”), tell me the theme of the story. Use evidence from the story (and from reading in context, if that helps) to support your claims. Answer in 1-2 pages.
L2. In Joyces Araby”, discuss the symbolism in references to vision (Blind”, Eye”, Could not be seen”, etc.) to the main characters change at the end. Does his vision of the world change? Give evidence from the story to support your claims. Answer in 1-2 pages.
L3. In The Story of an Hour”, why does Mrs. Mallard die in the end (other than her medical heart condition)? Consider the irony of the doctors statement that she died of The joy that kills.Give evidence for your interpretation. Answer in 1-2 pages.
L4. Why is setting important in A Rose for Emily”? Give evidence from the story (and from reading in context, if helpful) to support your answer. Answer in 1-2 pages.