1. In many stories, female characters go up against a male world. Sometimes stories concern female characters who are rebelling against particular rules or codes of behavior accepted by society. Using at least 3 of the 4 following stories talk about how the main female characters deal with the frustrations and problems created by the men in their lives. What sorts of obstacles do they confront that men do not confront and how do you think the writers want the readers to react to these problems. How does the language in the story tell you how the writer feels about each character? Use John Steinbeck”s “Chrsanthymums,” Jean Rhys”s “Let Them Call it Jazz,” Joyce Carol Oates”s “Where are you Going, Where have you been?” or James Joyce”s “Eveline.”
2. Often a young character goes through some sort of change in story. These changes may be part of a period of transition, an inition from innocence to experience, or a journey toward self-discovery and maturity. Somethimes, the climatic change is something like a rebirth, a resurrection as a character passes from one world into another. A writer”s language often communicates thise general theme. Consider this “rite of passage” or initiation and explain how it occurs to individual characters and why it is important in at least three of the following three stories: Richard Wright”s “The Man Who was Almost a Man,” Kathryn Mansfield”s “The Garden Party,” Joyce Carol Oates”s “Where are you Going, Where have you been?,” Or Alice Walker”s “Everyday Use.” Try to pinpoint the actual words or specific language (symbol and image) that the writers have used which allow you to see the story in this particular way.
Also, I like them each to be separately but still in 3 pages for both; and could you use some quotations in the essays too please.