I. Mapping I. Engage yourself in a dialogue with the questions raised by a text in its specific cultural context. . .
Answer 2 questions, each no more than 3 paragraphs.
6. Compare and contrast the different spatial imagery in "Bright
Thursdays," Wide Sargasso Sea, and "Children of the Sea."
(e.g. the protagonists' senses of the houses, the garden, the mountain
and the sea and how they reflect their senses of identity.)
7. Nature: Choose one text. Discuss the symbolic meanings of Paparachi's moth in The God of Small Things, mongoose and the pig in Abeng, or butterflies in "Children of the Sea".
8. Discuss the use of Biblical allusions in one of the following texts (The Adjuster, Wide Sargasso Sea, The Handmaid's Tale and "The Found Boat")
9. Discuss the changes and re-definition of English language/words/sayings in either The God of Small Things or The Handmaid's Tale.