Choose a character from one of the following works:
1) “The Rememberer” by Aimee Bender
2) “Years of my Birth” by Louise Erdich
3) “Bullet in the Brain” by Tobias Woolf
4) “Ghosts” by Edwidge Danticat
Write an analysis focusing on this character’s motivations, a personality trait, or a change that he or she undergoes. You must also consider the significance of this character to the story’s themes (main ideas) as a whole.
You should support your thesis with details and at least three direct quotations from the story. Provide a close reading of each quotation you select and explain how it supports your thesis.
Cite the story you chose in the Works Cited page. Secondary sources are not required for this assignment, but if you do use any words or ideas that are not your own, you MUST cite the source with MLA in-text citations and in the Works Cited page. Please use MLA formatting throughout.
This essay should be 2-3 pages long.