Based on the readings in this unit, what do the readings in this unit reveal about diversity within the new nation? Use at least three specific examples from the text. Your answer should be at least one complete paragraph.
Throughout history, literature has been used as a form of protest. Choose two selections from this unit and explain why they can be thought of as protest literature. Discuss each selection in its own complete paragraph.
What are some values that are important to the people who live and work in the new nation? List at least three values and illustrate their importance with evidence from at least three readings. You should have at least one complete paragraph explaining each example. Discuss each example in its own complete paragraph.
(material is from
- Journeys in Literature: American Traditions, Volume C – pages 24-58)