WEEK 2 FORUM: SOCIAL REALISM
For each part, focus on a different assigned reading from the course syllabus and quote passages to illustrate your observations.
PART I: Describe criticisms about life in America from TWO of this week’s authors. Are these critiques still valid in today’s America?
Citation/ Srivastava, Varshika. “Modernist Exponents in Robert Frost’s Poetry: A Critical Analysis.” International Journal of Multidisciplinary Approach & Studies, vol. 2, no. 1, Jan/Feb2015, pp. 256-259. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=101682855&site=ehost-live&scope=site.
Citation/ Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. The Yellow Wallpaper. Project Gutenberg, n.d. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=2009456&site=ehost-live&scope=site.
PART II: After reviewing the Week 2 Lecture in Lessons, try a gendered/ feminist reading of two of the assigned texts not mentioned in your Part 1 response. Describe what the writers seem to be saying about masculinity and/or femininity. Are these stereotypes/expectations still present in contemporary life?
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INITIAL POST must meet the 200-word minimum requirement. For each part, include quotes from the assigned readings with MLA in-page and bibliographical citations. Balance answers: give each part equal attention.