Choose a piece of work from an author we read in this course.  How does the author use personal expression to examine culture? Make sure to have at least one concrete example.
Assignment Requirements

This assignment should be 750 words in length, using Times New Roman size 12 pt font and double spacing


Whitman, W. O Captain! My Captain! 
Longfellow, H. W. The Landlord’s Tale. Paul Revere’s Ride

· Poe, E. A. (1846). “The Cask of Amontillado”
· The Cask of Amontillado – Analysis by NEC Professor Andrew Morgan
· Chopin, K. (1894). “The Story of an Hour”

Barnhill,      D. (2010). Critical thinking in literary analysis
Purdue      OWL: Finding common errors
Gutkind,      L. (2012, December 17). The R’s of narrative nonfiction. The New      York Times 
Foster      Wallace, D. (2004). “Consider The Lobster”
Didion,      J. (1977). “Holy Water”

Resource: Poetry Elements Checklist