1. “To be, or not to be?” is uttered by whom? How to understand this famous saying?
2. What are the topics discussed in Bacon’s essay Of studies?
3. What are the writing techniques used in Mark Twain’s short story “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”?
4. What are the symbolic meanings of a clean, well-lighted place in Earnest Hemingway’s short story “A Clean, Well-lighted Place”?
5. What is the major theme discussed in Faulkner’s “Barn Burning”?