Merican Literature Literary Analogies

Respond the best you can with at least two-three paragraphs.

a.The language of analogy creates vivid literary images. Consider how the community functions in the following stories by comparing the role of community in the lives of characters in five of this weekas stories (or poetry). Here are five stories including poems. 1.Herman Melville: Bartleby the Scrivener, 2.Bret Harte: The Outcasts of Poker Flat; 3.Stephen Crane: A Mystery of Heroism; 4.Kate Chopin: Desireeas Baby; 5. Poetry: Walt Whitman: a?When I Heard the Learned Astronomer,a? Robert Frost: a?Mending Wall,a?

b.Hint: Is the community the protagonist or the antagonist? When you answer this question the role may become more apparent.