Compare and contrast two characters from two different readings. Focus on their behavior in the context of how each character differ from a conventional woman. Use direct quotes from the text as evidence to support your argument. The focus of the paper should be about how each character breaks the norm set by their respective society and the message of the book. Use the analysis of the two characters you choose to create an argument regarding female behavior in context of their society’s expectation of their behavior.
Characters and books you can use (only choose two):
Undine from Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton
Anna, Melanchta, or Lena from Three Lives by Gertrude Stein (you can choose only one)
Phyllis from Double Indemnity by James Cain
Holly Golightly from Breakfast at Tifffany’s by Truman Capote
Cho-Cho-San from Madame Butterfly by John Luther Long