Introduction to Volume C of The Norton Anthology of American Literature
Sarah Orne Jewett, “A White Heron” (516-522)
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, “A New England Nun” (640-648)
Charles W. Chesnutt, “The Goophered Grapevine” (726-732)
Hamlin Garland, “Under the Lion’s Paw” (775-784)
Choose two of the stories you read for this week and compare/contrast their representation of place/region/geography. What is the relationship between character and setting in these two stories? In other words, how are characters’ identities related to their locations?