Topics for Paper #2
ENG 452
Fall 1998

1) Knowing value through loss: Little Dorrit

2) Knowing value through renunciation: Middlemarch

3) Different types of repression: Little Dorrit and Middlemarch

4) Alice, eating, and the problem of boundaries

5) Narrative continuity: Little Dorrit and Middlemarch

6) What it means to be a gentleman: Little Dorrit

7) What it means to be a lady: Middlemarch

8) Do "creatures" have gender? The Alice books

9) Renouncing pleasure as the road to pleasure

10) History and the individual: Middlemarch

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