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Reading Assignment Your last paper is based on a very famous short story by Erne

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Reading Assignment
Your last paper is based on a very famous short story by Ernest Hemingway; it is a brutal story in typical macho Hemingway style, but it is a very famous work that can haunt you in its psychological implications.
Download Hemingway’s short story
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Ignore the heading. It is the correct story. Alternate link
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You’ll want to listen to the lectures and/or read the transcripts as well.
Final Paper Topics
No more than 15% of any paper can be from outside sources. The question choices are listed below.
PICK ONLY ONE TOPIC AND WRITE AN ARGUMENT ESSAY.
WORD REQUIREMENT: MINIMUM 1,000 WORDS.
On ALL answers, use information either in quotations or paraphrased from the text to support your points, but please make sure that quotes are not more than 15% of the paper at the most. Do not merely give a synopsis of the story. Each topic sentence begins with an argument to support your thesis. And please spell Hemingway correctly! Review Module 0 on formatting and development for essays.
1 Evaluate Hemingway personally on the basis of his Macomber story line, characters, and personal biography. What have you concluded about his feelings toward women, fidelity, relationships, and so forth? Cite your references for this opinion. This could also verge on the causes if you speculate on the causes for his attitudes as expressed in the short story.
2 Do you think Macomber’s death was accidental or deliberate? If you believe it was deliberate, what were Margot’s motives, in detail, and when do you believe she began to plan to kill him? Do you think Wilson knew of her plans? Form an opinion, write a thesis with respect to it, and argue to support it. Probably causal.
3 Had Francis not been shot, predict what would have happened (causal) when the couple arrived back home? What evidence from the story leads you to these conclusions? Consider the following questions. Would Francis have reverted back to his pre-Africa temperament? Would he have given Margot an ultimatum to stop her affairs and belittling? Speculate on their post-Africa life.
4 The point of view of this story is one that allows the reader entry into the consciousness of the various characters at different points. Into whose mind does the reader see most, whose least, why? Which character does Hemingway’s style favor best? Form a general thesis describing Hemingway’s style that will allow you to mention the various characters.

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