Allegorical Explorations Into the Nature of Evil

Provide allegorical explorations into the nature of evil based on the stories “Where are You Going, Where Have You Been?” by Joyce Carol Oates, “A Good Man is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor and “Those Who Walk Away from Omelas” by Ursula Le Guin.

You have several options here. You can compare the three stories as allegories, exploring where they overlap and where they contradict each other. You can critique the views of one or more of the authors, using contextual and critical texts to support your view. You can critique some of the interpretations of the stories posited by the supporting text or explore some of the texts that argue and contradict each other. Or you can find your own thesis within the philosophic conversations these texts evoke.