English 106: Final Exam


Section I: Short Stories

Compose an 800 word formal essay in MLA format that addresses Rites of Passage AND the concept of Traditions. You must use each of the following stories to compose your essay, and you will receive 2 points for each quotation used to support your ideas (to earn full credit, you must document the author for each quotation). Total possible points: 50

Short Stories

  1. Harrison Bergeron - Kurt Vonnegut
  2. Young Goodman Brown - Nathaniel Hawthorne
  3. The Story of an Hour - Kate Chopin
  4. A Good Man in Hard to Find - Flannery O'Connor
  5. The Brothers - Louisa May Alcott

Section II: Drama

Compose an 800 word formal essay in MLA format that addresses Rites of Passage AND the concept of Traditions. You must use the text of the play to frame your response, and you may not share another student's copy of the play (doing so will result in an instant 0 on the exam and an F in the course. Further, you will be charged with academic dishonesty). You will receive 2 points for each quotation used to support your ideas (to earn full credit, you must document the Act and line number for each question). Total possible points: 50

Drama

  1. The Quilters - Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek