OIB Essay Practice No°2

  1. “Fiction depends for its life on place”, wrote Eudora Welty. Discuss the use and the significance of the setting in two OIB works.
  2. “The past is not a package one can lay away.” (Emily Dickinson) Explore how far this statement is true for characters from two works you have studied in OIB.
  3. As humans we create the story of who we are and then act in accordance with that story. Yet our narratives can be based on misinformation, misinterpretation, or even deliberate lies. Explore the effects of a character’s self-created story in two works you have studied in the OIB program.

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