ENGLISH COMPOSITION I
The following essay is based on the poetry selections from the textbook or the short story,“Cathedral,” by Raymond Carver.
Please choose one of the following topics.
Complete a 2-3 page (500-750 word) essay on your chosen topic. This essay is due Week 12, of the semester. The essay should be typed, double-spaced using 12 point font. You should use Times New Roman or Courier font.
Do not use “I” in the paper.
NO LATE PAPERS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Topics (CHOOSE ONLY ONE)
You can choose to write about Fences or about “Cathedral.”
1. How does the narrator of “Cathedral” change throughout the story? What does this narrator learn?
2. What does this story tell us about transformation? What does the story tell us about the way in which we see others in society?