Essay Assignment 1

After studying the material on Analyzing Setting in Unit 3, read the short story: A Clean Well-Lighted Place by Ernest Hemmingway (You can also access it in the weblinks section of the course from the menu bar on the left), write a 5-paragraph essay that analyzes the setting of the story

Link to read the story A Clean Well-Lighted Place:


Essay Assignment 4

After studying the online material in Unit 4 of the course about how to write an essay explaining a poem, read the poem Momma Welfare Roll by Maya Angelou (You can also access it in the weblinks section of the course.) or choose or any other poem found in the weblinks section (access from the menu bar to your left), then write the essay explaining the poem. Use the material in the online unit as a guide for developing the essay.

Link to the poem Momma Welfare Roll:


Essay 4

There are two options for this assignment:

  • After reading the online material about Analyzing Character in a drama, , write a 5-paragraph essay for a character analysis of either Trifles by Susan Glaspell or Death Knocks by Woody Allen. You can choose any of the characters to analyze. (There are video presentationa of Trifles and Death Knocks in the weblinks section.)