Ragtime Novel

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Hi please read the (Ragtime — E.L. Doctorow),, its better if you get the book from local library so when you quote you can use the page number,,, after readng it,, please follow this instructions i need the paper on 21st before the midnight please,, Part 1) In brief answers identify the following and explain why they are important to the novel. Hint: Sometimes a person or object may suggest a larger theme. A) The ship called “The Roosevelt” B) Theodore Dreiser C) Mathew Henson D) Archduke Franz Ferdinand E) Baron Ashkenazy Part 2) Write a 3-4 page essay on one of the following topics. Use quotations from the novel to support your ideas. You do not have to use outside sources, but if you do, acknowledge them using MLA format (Parenthetical References and Bibliography). Please send me your essay no later than Thursday, (Midnight-ish). 1) One important theme in Ragtime is the difference between the rich and the poor. Discuss how Doctorow illustrates this problem throughout the novel. 2) Real wealth consists in things of utility and beauty, in things that help to create strong, beautiful bodies and surroundings inspiring to live in. But if a man is doomed to wind cotton around a spool, or dig coal, or build roads for thirty years of his life, there can be no talk of wealth. What he gives to the world is only gray and hideous things, reflecting a dull and hideous existence….Strange to say, there are people who extol this deadening method of centralized production as the proudest achievement of our age. (Goldman, 67) –Emma Goldman, “Anarchism: What It Really Stands For” In a well-developed essay, discuss the above quotation as it applies to Ragtime. Refer to specific characters and incidents. Use quotations for support. Work Cited Goldman, Emma. “Anarchism: What It Really Stands For.” Found in Alix Kates Shulman, ed., Red Emma Speaks: An Emma Goldman Reader. New York: Shocken Books, 1983.
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