A five-page paper comparing two (or more) books, one of which must come from the assignments after Cooper. Like the first, this paper is not intended as a research paper. Rather, you should read closely the books about which you are writing and show how the topic or issue you have chosen is treated in those books. Cite passages, refer to incidents, discuss characters where the author is developing his ideas about the issue. (If you do any research, make sure to footnote what you have found and to provide a bibliography.) Be sure you have a coherent and clearly stated thesis. Below is a list of suggested topics.
What holds us together?
The representation of slavery in Stowe and Douglass.
Identity and Society.
Ideas of Women.
Is there such thing as a general person?
Here are the two books you are going to compare:
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom’s Cabin (http://www.pagebypagebooks.com/Harriet_Beecher_Stowe/Uncle_Toms_Cabin/)
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Blithedale Romance(http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/150/the-blithedale-romance/)
Name Course Instructor Date Women Social Status within the Society Male chauvinism has dominated many societies since the ancient times. Women ideas are not considered or prioritized within the society. Many societies do not trust the ideas and opinions of the women in reference to the social issues affecting the society. Having learned that women are very influential within the society it is very important to allow them to express themselves and have their ideas appreciated and implemented by the society. Most of the members within the society never engage women in decision making. Some of the decisions which might be very significant to the society might have a negative impact due to lack of negotiation of thoughts among the individuals of the society. In the books â€œThe Blithedale Romanceâ€ by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and â€œUncle Tomâ€™s Cabinâ€ by Harriet Beecher Stowe, they both give women different priorities within the society in their books. In comparison to the writers views, women ideas are accepted while in other areas women are not allowed to express themselves neither their opinions listened to. The books, even though they expound on different scenarios, we can identify the different perceptions of women within the society. In their books, women are seen as an important part of the society but there are boundaries created which prevent the women from their free expres