Randall Jarrell, \”Death of the Ball Turret Gunner.2. Kurt Vonnegut, excerpt from Slaughterhouse Five3. Denise Levertov, “What Were They Like?

1. Randall Jarrell, \”Death of the Ball Turret Gunner.2. Kurt Vonnegut, excerpt from Slaughterhouse Five3. Denise Levertov, “What Were They Like?”4. John Crawford, excerpt from The Last True Story I’ll Ever Tell5. Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman6. Ralph Ellison, “Invisible Man”7. Amy Tan, “Two Kinds”8. John Cheever, \”The Swimmer\”9. Robert Lowell, poems, especially \”For the Union Dead\”10. Elizabeth Bishop, \”The Art of Losing\”11. Sylvia Plath, poems, especially \”Daddy\” and \”Ariel\”12. Ann Sexton, poems, especially \”The Starry Night\”13. Allen Ginsburg, \”Howl\”14. Jack Kerouac, from Big Sur15. Hunter S. Thompson: from Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas16. Ismael Reed, from The Last Days of Louisiana RedDear writer, please use one of the above stories or plays. If a poem is used, use at least two.Payment is for 7 pages; 6 pages for the essay and 1 page as an annotated bibliography with three sources.Applying critical methodology, write an essay analyzing a work of fiction, a play, two or more poems– that has been assigned in the course. Consider the literary work(s) as a reflection of American history and culture and as an influence on American history and culture.In your analysis, consider one of the following topics: 1) The American Dream; 2) War; 3) Psychological Meltdown (fear, paranoia, despair); 4) Rebellion and Counterculture. Relate your essay to the biographical, historical and cultural milieu of the writer.Include quotations from the primary texts (fiction, nonfiction, drama or poems) to illustrate your thesis and the main points of your argument (analysis and/or comparison/contrast).Length: 1500 to 2000 words (six to eight pages, double spaced, and typed in Times New Roman 12-point font).Audience: Assume that your reader has read the literary work about which you are writing (do not summarize the content); assume that your reader has done no research on the biographical, historical, or cultural context of the work and has limited knowledge of the content you are presenting.Source Requirement: In addition to the literary work you are analyzing, incorporate three to five outside sources appropriate for use in an academic essay. Include an annotated bibliography of at least three credible scholarly sources (academic journal articles or book chapters); include an annotated list of at least two Web resources, including illustrations, if used. If you begin your online search using Wikipedia, try to obtain the original source from the Wikipedia bibliography; quote from and cite that source; Wikipedia itself is not an acceptable cited source for an academic paper.ALL OF THE STORIES CAN BE FOUND IN THE BELOW BOOK. PLEASE TRY TO FIND THE STORIES/POEMS ONLINE OR ELSEWHERE UNLESS YOU HAVE THIS BOOK.The Norton Anthology of American LiteratureVolume Two: 1865 TO THE PRESENTEIGHTH EDITIONBaym and Levine, General Editors, et al.Note: I am required to submit through turnitin.com and check multiple online plagiarism checkers.