TIMELINESS IS VERY IMPORTANT. Technical difficulties are not acceptable excuses for failure to hand in your work on time.
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Plagiarism Reminder: Please review my plagiarism policy in our syllabus and remember that it is not negotiable. Put bluntly, plagiarism = failure in class. You should be able to answer the questions by referring to our textbook and your notes. If you quote a passage from our textbook, cite the page number only in parentheses after your quote. If you paraphrase information in our textbook, you should cite that as well. Notes will be considered common knowledge within this class and do not need to be cited. You should not use outside sources. You may consult your classmates to gather additional information and brainstorm, but you should be the sole author of your essay.
Choose only ONE of the following questions write a well thought out but concise essay. You must include direct references from the texts that are being discussed in the essay.
1. In Hills like White Elephants, describe what you think the characters’ relationship is like and has been like in the past. Do they seem to be expressing their feelings or avoiding them? How can you tell that they are at some point of crisis?
2. In Young Goodman Brown and Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been? both Connie and Young Goodman Brown are being initiated into adulthood. Compare and contrast their respective journeys and its outcome for the character.