The Fiction Essay is due by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of Module/Week 3 and must include a title page (see the General Writing Requirements) a thesis/outline page and the essay itselffollowed by a works cited/references/bibliography page of any primary and/or secondary texts cited in the essay.
Guidelines for Developing Your Paper Topic
Chapter 40 of the Kennedy and Gioia textbook (Chapter 42 pp. 11161131 in the eText) provides some helpful pointers for reading actively taking notes brainstorming developing a clearly-defined thesis statement preparing an outline and writing a cogent fiction essay. Be sure that you have read this chapter before doing any further work for this assignment.
Choose2of the following short stories to compare and contrast in your essay:
The Lottery by Shirley Jackson
The Destructors by Graham Greene
The Rocking-Horse Winner by D.H. Lawrence
Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Child by Tiger by Thomas Wolfe or
The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell.