INDEPENDENT READING ASSIGNMENT
by J. D. Salinger
ASSIGNMENT IS WORTH ONE (1) IR PUNCH, UNLESS YOU ARE SO TOTALLY
BRILLIANT AND THOROUGH WITH YOUR ANSWERS THAT YOU EARN 2 IR PUNCHES.
However, poor responses will earn 0 to .5 punches.
Be sure to
write the title of the story at the top of your paper.
be given when the assignments are turned in and graded.)
This story is two stories in one. One is about the
Comanches, the Chief, and Mary Hudson. The other, obviously, is about the
For this assignment, you must discuss in a few
well-developed paragraphs your ideas about how the Laughing Man story works
as a metaphor for the other story. In other words, how does what happens in
the Laughing Man story connect on a significant level to what is happening
in the outer, Comanche story?