OPTION ONE: Find 2-3 scholarly articles discussing the Octavia Butler novel, Par
Find 2-3 scholarly articles discussing the Octavia Butler novel, Parable of the Sower. Consider the assertions or claims of each of the scholarly articles, and then try to identify areas in which the scholars agree and disagree with one another. Finally, pick a side (or, come up with a new side or position) and then write a paper discussing the novel (and its author), the scholarly articles, and your position.
Compare the Octavia Butler novel, Parable of the Sower, to a book, film, or TV show from the past decade. Discuss the various ways in which both Butler’s novel and the artifact you chose reinforce some existing cultural values and question or subvert others. What similarities do the two artifacts share in how they critique social values? How do they differ? Discuss the significance and relevance of both artifacts to our current times.
2000 words in length
2-3 scholarly sources
Proper MLA style (including in-text citations and Works Cited page)