Answer any five of the following essay questions. Each question is worth
20% of the grade. Answer in complete sentences. I shall grade writing skills
as well as content.
DR. BRUCE R. MAGEE
Write down the ten lines of poetry or prose that you memorized. Follow
these lines with a well-written paragraph discussing the importance of
Compare and contrast the Enlightenment Era and the Romantic/Transcendental
Analyze Huck Finn's development toward maturity according to the Joseph
Campbell diagram we used in class. Define the stages of maturity and identify
which events in the story correspond to those stages.
Compare and contrast the grounds for resistance to government in Jefferson
Define and discuss the five points of Calvinism.
Discuss the meaning of "all men are created equal" in Jefferson, the Seneca
Falls Declaration, Lincoln, du Bois, and King.
Discuss the relationship between myth and science in "Dynamo and the Virgin,"
which is a chapter in The Education of Henry Adams.
Paraphrase the following five excerpts from Emily Dickinson into standard
English, using her terms as much as possible.
Explain what they mean.
From memory, write up to 20 lines of poetry for up to 10 extra points.
ALL ANIMALS ARE EQUAL
BUT SOME ANIMALS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS
George Orwell, Animal Farm