Sunday, February 8, 2009

Adam and Eve due Tuesday

Hi dutiful students,
Thanks for checking back so diligently.
Sage prevailed! The Diary of Adam and Eve by Mark Twain

HW Answer questions citing evidence where appropriate
-note similarities between feminist essays (cite evidence)
-why does Twain blame the fall on Adam?
-what is meant by Eve's explanation of loving Adam (p352)
-what kind of audience might Twain have in mind and why?
-how is this piece humorous? -is the message compromised because of the humor?
-how does Twain's choice of form, the diary, enhance his message?

ms. stevens