Essay guidelines handout
gives details on the assignment and helpful formatting advice.
Higdon's essay analyzes the concept of arbitrary blindness in Raymond
Carver's story "Cathedral."
Johnson's essay examines the theme of reality and illusion in Steven
Millhauser's "Eisenheim the Illusionist."
Williams's essay traces the ambivalent feminism of Margaret Atwood's
The Handmaid's Tale.
Brock's essay discusses the parodic effects of mixing genres in Steven
Millhauser's "Klassic Komix #1."
Heather Dail's essay examines
the women characters in Kurt Vonnegut's Breakfast of Champions.
Michele Friedlander's essay
explicates the metafictional elements in Tim O'Brien's The Things They
Carried. This essay was the winner of the department's 2000 Paul Farr
Memorial Essay Contest.
Rob Kidd's essay analyzes the use
of dialogue in Cormac McCarthy's All The Pretty Horses.
Jennifer Bannon's essay
focuses on romantic love in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.
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