Metaphors of birthing

              The “generation” in question in Kwock-Kim’s poem doesn’t seem to be a matter of a historical or biological time-frame–what might the author be referring to here? Why might this piece be...

NEW WINE IN OLD BOTTLES (Retellings of old fairy tales)

  As Hallett and Karasek note in regard to retellings of old tales, “The familiarity of the tales also invites an Ironic perspective, as the writer I poses a modern self-consciousness upon the one-dimensional nature of the fairy tale characterization…...

BRAIN OVER BRAWN (The Trickster)

  The trickster is a very popular fairy tale character and continues today, as noted by Hallett and Karasek in their introduction to this chapter, found on page 165 of your text. Tricksters interests us because they “thumb their noses” at authority...

THE NATURE OF LOVE

  Examine the journey that love takes in the following stories. Use at least two in your essay discussion. Hallett and Karasek offer some useful discussion at the beginning of the chapter on love tales. As they note, “animal” characters are often...

Finding a gap in literature

        What does it mean to find a gap in the literature? Why is it important that a gap in the literature be identified to support your research problem? Justify your response.    

Theme of love

  Write an essay about Theme of love in the story of an hour by Cate robin