Last Words: Final Exams

The final exam prompt indicated that each student was to write an in-class, two-hour essay about the essential similarity or difference between the categories listed below. The students were instructed to use only the writings of Emily Dickinson and Henry James as evidnece in their essays. Click here to view entire exam prompt, instructions and suggestions.

a. poetic verse / prose fiction
b. female / male
c. human thought / human worth
d. our two deceased authors / ourselves as living persons

Click on any of the links below to view excerpts from the exams:

» Responses discussing poetic verse and prose fiction.
» Responses discussing females and males.
» Responses discussing human thought and human worth.
» Responses discussing our two deceased authors and ourselves as living persons.

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