Based on the readings"karintha","Becky","Carma" and
"Blood Burning Moon" by JEAN TOOMER.
Select one of the following essay questions listed
below.Your essay must consist of maximum of three
pages(no more than 3 pages).You are expected to
provide a clearly stated thesis statement,followed by
appropriciate support material.topic #1:
Darwin Turner, in his introduction to Cane,writes:"the
first section,set in the South (Georgia) focuses on
stories about women,particularly women whose behavior
or thoughts contrast with the expectations and demands
of society." Discuss three examples of these"contrast"
in which you identify the title of the works,names of
important characters and events as they relate to your
discussion.Also, discuss the effects of the "contrast"
on characters,events,or circumstances as they are
appropriate to your response to the essay question.topic #2:
What do "Karintha," and "Blood Burning Moon" say of
slavery and its outcome ? How do these stories
represent the African American
experience ?(you can
use supporting material from these two readings andMargaret Walkers''"Jubilee"..)
Topic # 3:Women are perceived as one dimensional physical by the
men in the society. They are,for the most
part,mysterious,natural,instinctive,in behavior and
moving to their own music ;however, the men are
convention bound and unable to see these women beyond
their bodies. What happens when the whole woman is not
accepted ? How does this affect the men ?
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