Post 1: You learned the definition of the American Dream in Week 1. You also learned about the American identity. Traits often associated with the American identity include boldness, confidence, perseverance, and integrity. These traits are often demonstrated through a character’s words or actions. This week, we’ll focus on integrity. For this discussion, use William Cullen Bryant:and describe how two of the characters display strong moral principles.
Biography, Vol. 1 pp. 486-488 and “Thanatopsis,” Vol. 1 pp. 488-490 (poetry)
write about integrity
- 300 words minimum (excluding quotations and citations)
- Include two properly and integrated quotations (one from each work) to support your claims. You may use either direct or paraphrased quotes.