The God of Small Things By Arundhati Roy
Compare and contrast ONE PAIR of the following characters and their role/significance in the novel. How are these characters similar or different? How do the authors build their narrative structures using these characters and what is their importance in the texts? Ammu (God of Small Things) and Offred (Handmaid’s Tale)
Pick one theme from below and expand on how that theme was used in TWO DIFFERENT texts from the second half of this semester (The Handmaid’s Tale, God of Small Things) Gender and Roles of Women
Think about Censorship and the Literary Imagination. Answer as many of these questions as space and interest allow: Why are certain texts more likely to be challenged or banned? What are some repercussions of banning texts? What would happen if some of the texts we read in class were never studied? Is language inherently dangerous and why? Use TEXTUAL EVIDENCE to support your answers.