Instructions: Develop an essay of 750 to 1000 words minimum/maximum with an introduction, body, and conclusion. Include a works cited page.
Be sure to argue a particular point of view in your essay (your thesis) and cite varied examples from the readings in MLA format in order to support your perspective. Please focus on the reading themselves, and avoid using outside sources (particularly open-web sources such as Wikipedia). Whatever you do, DO NOT give me a biography of the author or retell a story.
Chose one of the following topics on religious theme:
1. Oroonoko is often referred to as a Christ figure with his dismemberment resembling the crucifixion. Explore this topic using proof from the text to back up your argument.
2. Discuss the way in which Milton creates his Satan character in “Paradise Lost.” Is he the hero of the story? You may use examples from a film such as “Devil’s Advocate” to explore this sympathetic drawing of Satan.
3. Bunyan is straight forward in his delivery of “Pilgrim’s Progress.” An example of this is the obvious naming of characters. As we have previously noted though, this piece is categorized as an allegory. As such, the tale can be interpreted to reveal hidden meaning. Explore an example of Biblical allegory you see in the text. ……. …..