Popular in English 215: The Art of Literature
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English 215 Week 2 "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allen Poe(p. 174-184 in Norton) -Story about a man who feels extreme annoyance for a wine connieseur, plots to murder him -brings the man to catacombs, claims he wants to know if a drink is really "Amontillado" -the conneseur tells him he will know for sure -once deep into the catacombs, the man buries the wine conneseur alive "Puppy" by George Saunders, (p. 186-193 in Norton) -story about two women with children, first woman judges the second for how she chooses to take care of her child, second woman trying to sell a dog to first, in response to the judgment received, however, the second woman takes the dog away to a cornfield "Black Box" by Jennifer Egan (p. 193-218 in Norton) -spy, espionage story, set of instructions to a group of women pretending to be eye candy for important men -women sent on mission to retrieve information -full of instructions of covering emotion, story deals with the hiding of female emotion in relation to romantic relationships "The Lesson" by Toni Cade Bambara, (P. 146- 152 in Norton) -story about inequality in the 60's, old woman takes poor children on educational trips -takes them to a rich toy shop, story focuses on main character's coming to terms with the fact that they are not treated equally as the rich "A&P" by John Updike, (p. 163-168 in Norton) -young girls enter a grocery store in bathing suits, cashier defends them when his manager calls them out, quits his job -story explores female empowerment and social expectations/criticisms
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