For each of the five pairs below, determine what they have in common. These may be characters, ideas, or groups. Answer in about three sentences, demonstrating your understanding of the characters, stories and ideas noted.
1. The girls in bikinis from “A&P” by John Updike and Happy Loman in “Death of Salesman” by Arthur Miller
2. The speaker in “My Last Duchess” by Robert Browning and the speaker in “Sonnet 55” by William Shakespeare
3. Views on war of Thomas Hardy “The Man He Killed” and Randall Jarrell “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner”
4. The Misfit in “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” by and Emily Grierson in “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner’s
5. “Richard Cory” by Robinson, Edwin Arlington and Biff Loman in “Death of Salesman” by Arthur Miller
Just write enough to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the subject. I also need one will direct quotes from each source.
Essay Number 1: 600 words
2. Willy Loman in “Death of Sales man” by Arthur Miller, and Emily Grierson in “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner’s, at the moment of their epiphany, did they change their lives for the better or for the worse.
Essay Number 2: 600 words
3. “A Jury of her peers” by Susan Glaspell, and “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor defend them as works worthy of study despite their politically incorrect elements (incest, abuse, serial killing, racism.) (Alternately, if a work or works offended you, you can choose to say why its shortcomings do not make it worthy of study.)