Essay Cove

Essay Cove

Both August: Osage County and Captain Fantastic offer examinations of the often mythologized nuclear postmodern family. However, in addition to offering a close look at specific families, these writers use the trope of the American family on a metaphoric level to encourage broader examination of contemporary American cultural practices, beliefs, and values. 

 
Write a 4-5 page essay that identifies one cultural critique and analyzes one striking aspect of the writers technique in communicating that critique.
 
Assignments must be typed in a12-point font,and cited per MLA guidelines including a correctly formatted works cited page.
Your essay must accomplish the following:
 
1) Briefly identify and explain one important aspect of American culture that you believe the work encourages its audience to consider
2) Identify and analyze one aspect of the writers technique in conveying that critique
3) Lastly, briefly offer your own assessment of the writers success in accomplishing this task
4) Support all assertions with correctly formatted textual evidence

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