Choose from a one of prompts below and write a 4–5 page (1500–2000 words) essay
addressing a social division of your choice. The essay should present (1) a clear thesis,
(2) strong supporting examples drawn from the literary text, (3) clear, concise and error free
writing, and (4) correct MLA formatting.
The book is Pride and Prejudice and the prompt is below. See attached.
5. Relate one of the texts to a contemporary issue that we are currently experiencing.
How does a particular social division in a historical text inform current discussions of that same social division? How might the text help us overcome or mitigate some aspects of the social inequalities produced by this social division?
In other words, how can the text help us better understand and combat the negative effects of social divisions?