There's nothing more fun than recommending books, except perhaps recommending books while eating cheese fries. So I was delighted to get this email:
My name is Jess and I was recently reading a blog you posted about someone's thesis on the Crucible. I then clicked around on a few links and noticed you can recommend books, which i find always fun. So could you please recommend a few for me?
I'll give you a little description about myself so you don't feel at a loss.
I am currently taking AP Literature and my teacher asks us to write a six page essay comparing two characters out of the three. I have to choose from Catherine Sloper from Washington Square, Ann from Persuasion, and Jane from Jane Eyre. Is there any tip you can give me on comparing and contrasting these characters?
In general, I prefer comparing and contrasting two similar characters. The closer two characters are in temperament and situation, the deeper you can dig into their