Theme

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Compare Chuck Palahniuk’s short story “Obsolete” to the original story of Adam and Eve and the Fall in The Book of Genesis located on Blackboard.

Your thesis should attempt to answer the question: what connects these two narratives?

Discussion may focus on character, theme, imagery, symbols, irony, setting, tone or other literary devices discussed in class.

your essay must have a thesis: a statement that provides a unique argument/interpretation about the short story and a focus as to how you will argue this interpretation. Avoid summarizing the short story.

your essay should incorporate a thesis (unique interpretation and focus), relevant discussion, specific examples/scenes/quotations.