A. Americans Abroad

A. Americans Abroad.

A. Americans Abroad

1. You must write on one of the questions for each unit: A, B, C
2. You must answer one Norton Critical Challenge question (i.e., EITHER EQ. 23 OR EQ. 44)
3. You must answer at least one question requiring a comparative analysis of works of fiction.
All “comparative analysis” questions are marked by a double asterisk (**) on this list of Essay
Questions. Examples include EQ.11(b.), EQ.56(b.), EQ.57, and EQ.58(b.)

So the unit is Americans Abroad and the Essay question is

“The Pamplona action is at the heart of book 2, and it places Brett in a world she does not understand. The
fact that she has never seen a bullfight suggests that she has not spent much time in Spain and that she
knows little of Spanish customs. If Brett as New Woman was very much at home in the progressive
atmosphere of Paris, she could not be more alien in the conservative world of traditional Spain, where
young ladies are chaperoned until marriage. ”
James Nagel, “Brett and the other women in The Sun Also Rises,” in The Cambridge Companion to Ernest
Hemingway (p.96)

** HEMINGWAY AND JAMES Compare and contrast James’s and Hemingway’s depictions of American women abroad.** (essay question)

A. Americans Abroad

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