Topic Short Stories
- Write out a definition of “character.”
- Using the “Guide for Analysis of Stories, Plays, and Poems” “Guide for Analysis of Stories, Plays, and Poems” – Alternative Formats
, write analyses of at least 350 words EACH on “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” and “Everyday Use.”
- In your discussion of “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” include responses to these questions:
a. Exactly what happened to Ellen Weatherall 60 years earlier? What effects did the event have on her?
b. At the end, how is this the story of another “jilting”? This time, who is the “bridegroom” not in the house? NOTE: For help with question 3b, read in the BIBLE, Matthew 25: 1-13.
4.In your discussion of “Everyday Use” include responses to these questions:
a. What is the basic conflict?
b. What levels of meaning do you find in the title?
Attached is a pdf file of the pages to read and the Guide for Analysis of Stories, Plays, and Poems
READINGS:”Character,” pp. 54-55
“The Jilting of Granny Weatherall,” pp. 56-64
“Everyday Use,” pp. 69-77.
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Academic Level Bachelor
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Type of Paper Critical analysis
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