Essay Topic 1
Describe the work and careers of Dino Buzzati and Stuart Dybek. How is each author's style reflected in the characters, settings, subjects and themes in The Falling Girl and Death of the Right Fielder?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the literary technique of imagery, metaphor, symbolism, and motif and identify each in Blackberries and Don't You Blame Anyone. How is the theme of the frailty of human interconnectedness reflected in these works?
Essay Topic 3
Define postmodernism in literature and discuss the postmodern narrative styles of On Hope and Happy Endings. How are the authors' other works reflective of postmodern elements?
Essay Topic 4
Describe the themes, symbolism, and imagery implemented by the author in The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket. How does the tone of this story differ or relate to those around it in the anthology?
Essay Topic 5
Discuss the themes and perspectives presented in Girl and The...
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