The prompt is:
How did this class change and/or inform your understanding of diversity and global interdependence? (Provide examples from the class that helped you think creatively about some of the problems in the world today.)
The theme to be tied to the prompt and the reading is:
Cruelty toward the unknown is common amongst the ignorant.
With regards to “Provide 2-3 examples per story…”
• Black Swan Green
– Jasons’ stutter
• García Márquez, Gabriel. “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings,” 362-368
– The old man with the wings
• Raymond Carver, “Cathedral” 33-46
– The blind man
With regards to “that helped you think creatively about some of the problems in the world today” think about what themes these works promote, show how they offered perspectives on “diversity and global interdependence” and “world problems” that you have not encountered before reading the work. Be sure to provide evidence from the texts you use to reflect what you are learning about literary analysis.