For the first paper, you may write on Samuel Beckett’s “Krapp’s Last Tape,” Haro


For the first paper, you may write on Samuel Beckett’s “Krapp’s Last Tape,” Harold Pinter’s “The Birthday Party,” or Tennessee William’’s’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” The following guide is for a paper on any of the three
Consider any of the following statements/questions as possible paper topics. In your paper, please include some source material [textual evidence]. Consider the class discussions, the themes we discussed, issues about all of these characters, symbolic imagery, plot issues, atmosphere, and tone. Using the language of the classroom and material from your notes and the book, you should be able to formulate a good 3-4 page essay any one of the plays. Remember your experience in English 1. A good paper is a developed idea. Develop an architecture, show evidence, conclude with summary and reiteration. That’s part of what makes a good academic paper. The following statements/questions should give you good direction.


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