Topics for Final Paper
You have a choice of which topic to write about in your final paper. Select one of the topics below and write a four to five page, typed essay, which you should submit to your mentor by the end of Week 12 of the semester.
Discuss the ways in which Jane Austen uses caricature to ridicule or point out the faults of a rigid class system portrayed in Pride and Prejudice. Extend your explanation of these characters’ personalities and goals to those of one or two of today’s politicians. Are there parallels between Mr. Darcy, for example, and members of the Congress or Legislature? Explain your answer.