Length: 3 pages
Format: MLA(This means double spaced, Times New Roman font, a proper MLA-style heading and page numbers, a Works Cited page, and properly cited in-text quotations, among other things).
Instructions:For the literary analysis essay, your task is to simply take a position on any issue/idea/theme that is present in one or more of our short stories and formulate a thesis that you will then argue, using ample textual evidence. See the back of this page to view some possible topics.
Question: In the Chopin short story â€œThe Story of an Hour,â€ Mrs. Mallard feels a great sense of freedom upon learning of the death of her husband. Compare and contrast her attitude toward her relationship with her husband to the attitudes on gender shown by the protagonist or narrator in any of the following short stories: â€œGirl,â€ by Jamaica Kincaid; â€œSweat,â€ by Zora Neale Hurston; â€œA & P,â€ by John Updike; or â€œHills Like White Elephants,â€ by Ernest Hemingway.