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Thomas C. Foster
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Topic 1

What is William C. Foster's overall purpose for his book? Who is his intended audience? Who became part of the overall audience. Why?

Topic 2

What is literary language as Foster defines it? Choose three rules of literary language and explain them with examples from the text.

Topic 3

What are symbols? Choose three symbols in the book and explain them, along with examples of such symbols cited in the text.

Topic 4

What are the rules and requirements for a quest? List them and describe them. Choose a work of literature that meets the rules and requirements, and explain how through examples from the book.

Topic 5

What is the truth behind the use of ghosts and vampires in literature? What sorts of things do they represent? What are some modern examples of this?

Topic 6

Explain the influence of Christianity and the Bible on literature, and select three examples...

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