Nicaragua Trip - American Literature

Directions: Read the stories in the attached packet and then write an essay. This essay is due on February 24.

- Two pages minimum

- Typed

- And you know how I feel about late papers...

Answer one:

1. Pick any one of the four O’Connor stories in this packet and discuss its Christian themes.

2. Pick any one of the four O’Connor stories in this packet and compare and contrast it with an experience you had in Nicaragua, what you learned in Nicaragua, etc.

3. Pick any one of the four O’Connor stories in this packet and discuss what you learned from it. Be as specific as possible.

4. Pick any one of the four O’Connor stories in this packet and write about how it challenged a conception you had about life in the South. Be as specific as possible.

5. Pretend that Flannery O’Connor was invited to speak at a Billy Graham Crusade or Catholic World Youth Day. Write the evangelistic talk she would give, drawing from elements in one or more of the short stories you’ve read this week. After the speech, attach a separate page on which you discuss the Christian themes that seem to be important to O’Connor.