Topic 1: It has been written that “in many ways the world of My Ántonia is still with us, a neglected but significant part of America.” The same may be said of The Marrow of Tradition. What relevance do these novels have today, and what do they reveal to us about our collective past?
Topic 2: Identify and discuss the main themes of Ethan Frome and Billy Budd.
Please choose one of these prompts for the paper. Your paper should be typed double-spaced, with one-inch margins all around. Your paper should be seven pages long.