The Norton Anthology. American Literature. Beginnings to 1865

Identify a character from both a fiction (Chopin or Glaspell) and a nonfiction piece (Sedaris or Bornstein). First, show how the character is limited in his or her role in society (excluded from the American Dream), an then explain specifically how that character pushes against boundaries imposed by society. Use paraphrased quotes to support your claims, and cite them in APA style using in-text and reference citations that you reviewed last week. Criteria:400 words minimum (excluding quotations and citations) Include two properly integrated and cited paraphrased quotations (one from each work) to support your claims. See the Literary Analysis Tools Module from this week’s activities for information about integrating and citing quotes. Kate Chopin: Biography, Vol. 2, pp. 441-442 and “Désirée’s Baby,” Vol. 2 pp. 442-446 (fiction) David Sedaris: Biography, http://www.biography.com/people/david-sedaris-39460#synopsis and “A Modest Proposal,” http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/09/28/a-modest-proposal (Nonfiction)