Write brief (four to six sentence) responses to them. Be as specific as you can, referring to and citing concrete examples throughout. Do not summarize plot.
- How does Poe use first-person narration in “The Tell-Tale Heart” to create suspense and unease on the part of the reader?
- How does the word “faith” work in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown”? Give at least two examples.
- What are some ways that Henry David Thoreau’s writing expresses Emersonian ideas? Give at least two examples.
- How does Hector St. John Crévecoeur’s definition of an American fit and not fit with your definition? Be as specific as possible.