Due Wednesday, Jan. 21 printed out on paper at the start of
class. 2-3 pages
, double-spaced typed/printed
text.Standard margins (top &
bottom 1" margins; right and left 1.25" margins).If
you have any other format questions, ask me.
Clearly Behn's "The Golden Age" is concerned with the myth of the
golden age, as popularized by Ovid, but what is the whole poem's
attitude toward that golden age? How can we tell? Use your
close-reading skills to form a brief argument explaining your answer.
Good close readings consider the nuances of language prominent in
literature, including rhetoric, point of view, prosody, allusions,
metaphors, metre, rhyme. Focus on
that you feel is most relevant to discuss and necessary to explian your