Duality in Literature


Read the following poem and quotes, and discuss. How is duality used to strengthen or weaken the meaning of a work as a whole? What defines duality in a novel/poem? What other novels can you think of that deal with duality?
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Fairytale's and Archetypes

Discuss classic and modern fairy tales that your group is aware of. What common themes occur and how do they add to a story (themes such as good and evil, innocent and wise, ect.)? Analyze archetypes like the evil sorcerer/sorceress, damsels in distress, Prince Charming, or trickster/jesters.