1. The House of The Spirits & 2. Memoirs of a Geisha
By Isabel Allende by Arthur Golden
1. What effect do the numerous instances of
foreshadowing and flashback have on the novel's
development? How do they effect the perception
2. Compare and contrast the characters of Clara
and Esteban. How do they develop throughout the
novel? What makes them get married?
3. What is the significance of the big house on
Write a comparative study in English on an aspect of at least two of the three World Literature works studied in Part 1 of the booklist. The assignment will be as follows: Part A, Proposal; Part B, First Draft and Part C, Final Work. Soft copies of Part A and B are to be posted on the blog address below. Part B and C must have hard copies as well.
Part A Proposal (due on June 19, Thursday)
Submit a proposal in one or two paragraphs which briefly outline:
v the appropriate, focused aspect of the World Literature works of your
v the works on which your writing assignment will be based
v the area and focus of your assignment, defining the specific topic
v the proposed title of your assignment
v the secondary sources which you intend to consult, if necessary.
Part B First Draft (due on June 26, Thursday)
It must be 1000-1500 words in length and the number of words used must be stated at the end of the assignment. Quotations from works must be included in the word count, but footnotes and bibliographies are not to be included.
Part C Final Work (due on July 17, Thursday)