23Jan 2022 by
Reading assignments are in Perrines Literature: Structure, Sound and, Sense:
“Point of View”
James Baldwin, Sonnys Blues
William Faulkner, A Rose for Emily
Ursula LeGuin, The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
Eudora Welty, The Worn Path
Q1. One-paragraph argument about point of view or theme in one of this module’s four assigned short stories.(MLA)
Make a claim about how point of view or theme is significant in one of this module’s five assigned short stories. Alternatively, you may discuss the relationship between two of these elements in one of the assigned short stories.
Add evidence to support your claim in the form of a quote from the story to illustrate the point you are making.
Add analysis by explaining how your quote proves or illustrates your claim.
Q2. Define point of view. Describe the point of view of one of the assigned stories.
Q3. Define theme. Give an example of one or more dominant themes from one of the assigned stories.
Q4. From what point of view is James Baldwins Sonnys Blues written?
Q5. In James Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues,” describe the relationship between the narrator and Sonny.
Q6. What is one dominant theme of James Baldwins Sonnys Blues?
Q7. From what point of view is William Faulkners A Rose for Emily written?
Q8. What is one dominant theme of William Faulkners A Rose for Emily?
Q9. In Ursula LeGuin’s The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas, identify one theme of this story.
Q10. In Ursula LeGuin’s The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas, what is the point of view in this story?
Q11. In Eudora Welty’s The Worn Path, identify one theme in this story.
Q12. In Eudora Welty’s The Worn Path, what symbols do you notice?