Please use the following readings to answer the questions below: Mark Twain, “War Prayer”; Charlotte Perkins Gilman, “The Yellow Wallpaper”; Robert Frost: “Mending Wall”; Edwin Arlington Robinson, “Richard Cory”; Edwin Arlington Robinson, “Miniver Cheevy”
Part I: Describe the qualities of life in America that TWO of our authors mentioned above were criticizing. Do these criticisms seem valid to make of today’s America?
Part II: Try a gendered/ feminist reading of 2 readings not mentioned in the Part 1 response. Describe what the writers seem to be saying about masculinity and/or femininity. Are these stereotypes/expectations still present in contemporary life?
Please include MLA citations – both in-text and an end citation for Part I & II. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you!
Originally posted 2017-11-09 19:54:55.