What are the implications when characters defy societal constraints and stereotypes?

M‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍ake sure that: The mini-essay (of approximately 700 to 900 words) doesn’t just write about 3 books, but answers the question posed

. The essay does not retell the plot or story; it talks about the significance of whatever it mentions in terms of the answer to the question. The response is focused, clear and concise. It does not meander in directions that are not connected to the question.

The argument has a logical progression. Each essay is divided in several coherent paragraphs. There are precise references to the books, demonstrating the student has read the text and thought about it in depth. The writing is clear, straightforward, and unmarred by grammatical

errors. No works cited needed! Essay questions: How do the protagonists in THREE texts deal with discrimination, and why is that significant? What role does a history of racism play in shaping the individual?

What is the role of movements forward and backward in time in THREE texts?

How do secrets create conflicts in the lives of ‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍protagonists? How does knowledge of one’s past help shape the sense of self in the present?

What are the implications when characters defy societal constraints and stereotypes?

How does past trauma haunt the present? In THREE texts discuss how tradition plays a positive and/or negative role in the development of the self? What does poetry achieve that prose cannot?

Discuss using three texts, at least one of which must be poetry. the books are Carol Rose GoldenEagle, Bone Black, . Chrostowska, The Eyelid Kaie Kellough, Dominoes at the Crossroads Terry Watada, Mysterious Dreams of the Dead Cecily Nicholson, Wayside Sang,, Fury and Wonder

, Small game haunting, Burning province, daughters of silence, Lampedusa, how to pronounce knife) all written by Canadian writers. Make sure to use direct quotations from the text. no work cited required only use the text and given books only answer three questions in mini essay nd relate the books and themes but do not use the same book twice for a different ‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍question.