Freedom and Confinement
Freedom and Confinement In this unit, we have examined various ways authors interpret the binary ideas of confinement and freedom. Confinement, and by extension, freedom, can be understand in physical, Psychological, and social terms. In this essay, you will answer the following question: In twenty-first century Americans culture, in what ways are people both confined and free? Remember to use these primary sources (4 only) of this unit as the basis for your essay. These include Poe’s The Cask of Amontillado, Jackson’s The Lottery, Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper, LeGun’s The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas, the film version of Glaspell’s play Trifles, VICE documentary Fixing the system, documentary Inside the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crises, and Blood, by “Naomi Shihab Nye. Your introduction should have a clear thesis statemen, which should tell the reader in definite terms what this paper will explain or argue. The paper needs three body paragraphs which support your introduction. Please do not use outside research, as this is not a research paper. The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate your understanding of the unit’s theme, as will as your critical approach to the assigned material.