complete biblical course assignment

Must answer all questions

Subject:
2.4….resources to use biblegateway.com and https://www.biography.com/people/isaac-bashevis-singer-9484987

Introduction

Alignment

For this assignment you will explore how characters from three stories might define the “good life” or a “well-lived life.” You will also discuss what scripture says about a well-lived life and how you might apply various definitions of a well-lived life to your own personal or professional journey.

Upon successful completion of this assignment you will be able to:

  • Explain how characterization is used to communicate versions of a well-lived life.
  • Apply literary discoveries about human nature to your own personal/professional life.

Resources

Instructions

Read Isaac Bashevis Singer’s biography
here.

Read Singer’s “Gimpel the Fool” (pp. 106-115).

Review Gilman’s “The Yellow Wall-paper” (pp. 60-73) as needed.

Review Cather’s “Neighbour Rosicky” (pp. 77-101) as needed.

Answer the following questions:

  1. List two character traits possessed by Gimpel at the beginning of the story. Support your answer with specific reference to the story.
  2. Identify an antagonist (or challenge) that Gimpel is faced with in the story. Support your answer with specific reference to the story.
  3. How has Gimpel changed (or what has he learned) by the end of the story? Support your answer with specific reference to the story.
  4. Give one example of a way in which it could be argued that Gimpel is a fool.
  5. Give one example of a way in which it could be argued that Gimpel is not a fool.
  6. What message or theme do you think is implied by the story?
  7. Identify two literary devices that are used in the story, and give an example of each.
  8. Write a thesis statement for the story in the format that you have learned in this class.
  9. How do you think Gimpel would define a well-lived life? Use at least one quote from the story to support your answer.
  10. Choose a character from “The Yellow Wall-paper” or “Neighbour Rosicky” and explain how you think that character would define a well-lived life. Use at least one quote from the story to support your answer.
  11. Choose either Gimpel or the character you chose in the previous question, and identify the values implied in that character’s definition of a well-lived life. Evaluate these values from a biblical perspective, including at least one biblical quotation. (Use www.biblegateway.com to help you locate relevant scriptures.)
  12. What is your personal definition of a well-lived life? Explain your answer.
  13. What do you think are the main barrier(s) or challenge(s) that hinder you from living your personal definition of a well-lived life?
  14. Identify how one of these stories suggests possible ways to resolve barriers or challenges to experiencing a well-lived life.

"Is this question part of your assignment? We can help"

ORDER NOW