Write an original essay of at least 600 words on any one of the following. No works-cited page is needed, but you should support your thesis with direct quotes from the literature.
- Discuss the concept of archetypes and illustrate by pointing out archetypal motifs in â€œYoung Goodman Brown,â€ â€œThe Bear,â€ â€œThe Short, Happy Life of Francis Macomberâ€ and â€œA Good Man Is Hard to Find.â€
- Discuss the concept of tragedy and, using Oedipus the King and Death of a Salesman to illustrate, speculate on changes in this concept from the ancient world to the modern.
- Discuss a group of poems by a favorite poet or a group of poems by different poets on a common theme.