Sherwood Anderson’s “Hands”

  • Story Choices:

Sherwood Anderson’s “Hands”

Raymond Carver’s “Cathedral

William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily”

Langston Hughes’s “Salvation” 

Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find” 

Eudora Welty’s “A Worn Path” 

Please note: the best databases of 3 online journal articles are as follows:

1) ProQuest Research Library

2) Academic Search Complete

3) General Reference Center Gold

4) Literature Resource Center

5) JSTOR

Requirement:

· Write about any 2 stories above

· The length of this paper should be a minimum of 1, 000 typed words

· At least 2 quotes from each of your 3 journal articles you obtained

Outline:

III. Present one of the outsider characters in one of the stories – mention name of character and how he/she is an outsider here (this should be in topic sentence format)

A. write out 2 quotes from text (one of your primary sources/one of your chosen short stories) to support this idea/def. {be sure to include the author’s

last name/ Example: “Quote word for word” (Baker).}

B. use secondary source (online journal article) quote to further explain idea

IV. Present the other outsider character from the other story and discuss how he/she is an outsider (topic sentence format)

A. write out 2 quotes from text (primary source) to support this idea/def.

B. use secondary source quote to further explain

this def/issue—write out quote here

V. Discuss one similarity between the two characters

(topic sentence format)

A. utilize textbook (primary source) quote

B. utilize secondary source

VI. Discuss one difference between the two characters

(Topic sentence format)

A. utilize textbook (primary source) quote

B. utilize secondary source