Question 1 addresses poetic techniques in Melville, Whitman, and Dickinson re: ideas of mortality and death. 50 points. Three paragraphs. No intro or conclusion or thesis necessary. Must include â€œWhen Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomed.â€
Â·Question 2 addresses persuasive techniques in Douglass, Stowe, and Lincoln arguing against slavery and for abolition. 50 points. Three paragraphs. No intro or conclusion or thesis necessary.
So youâ€™ll want to know poetic techniques and persuasive techniques. (Poetic techniques are covered in Videos 5a/5b from Week 3 and Persuasive techniques are covered in Videos 6a/6b from Week 3). You will be asked to write about ALL of the authors mentioned above.