Date of Award


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First Reader

Professor Martha Black


My purpose in taking this course was to read some of the modern novels, since there is no particular course on the modern novel offered in the curriculum.

My requirement for the one hour of credit was to read five of the modern novels and write a brief analysis of each one to include and analysis of characters and author's purpose in writing.

The five novels that I chose to read were: Lord of the Flies by William Golding, Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann, The Stranger by Albert Camus, Hotel by Arthur Hailey, and Fail-Safe by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler.



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