UCSD Spring 2017: LTWL 116 Second Test
LTWL 116: Adolescent Literature
Testing, Two . . .
Again, answer each question in 350-450 words. To receive full credit, you must use appropriate direct quotations from the texts.
- Although The Bell Jar has been interpreted through both Freudian and feminist critique, it can also be read as a classic study of clinical depression. What is the evidence?
- As a Bildungsroman, Song of Solomon portrays a journey of discovery for protagonist Milkman Dead. While this suggests the traditional “hero’s journey,” it also undercuts the archetypes by presenting them ambiguously. Show how.