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Research Paper (Sun Also Rises OR Their Eyes Were Watching God)

From the Assignment"

"In a paper of some 2000 words and citing at lease 8 sources plus the novel you have researched (either Sun Also Rises OR Their Eyes Were Watching God), provide an in-depth study of the work. Below are some suggested topics. You are not limited to these; however, should you choose another topic, we must discuss it first."

  • bulls, steers, and bull fighting in SAR
  • portrayal of women in SAR
  • Hemingway hero in SAR
  • SAR as a metaphor for the Lost Generation
  • Hurston role as cultural anthropologist as seen in Eyes
  • causes of Janie's coming of age in Eyes
  • gender roles in Eyes
  • importance of setting in Eyes





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