1. Discuss the theme of oppression in both “The Yellow Wallpaper” and “A Rose for Emily.”
2. Discuss the themes of isolation and despair in both “The Yellow Wallpaper” and “The Minister’s Black Veil.”
3. Discuss Twain’s use of hyperbole and humor in his tall tale “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.”
4. How does Toni Cade Bambara in “My Man Bovanne” show the importance of the individual in a culture or subculture?