1.Cathy Song's "Picture Bride" and Sandra Cisnero's "Woman Hollering Creek" both address culture and gender. Choose one of the works and discuss what you consider to be the dominant idea? Why? Your response should be at least 200 words.
2.In week four, you read a short story of your choice. Write an obituary for one of the characters in that story. While you should certainly incorporate cited details from the work, you have a lot of room for creativity. What did that character do with the rest of their lives? What truly mattered to them?