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1. Compare and contrast, using specific examples, the attitude toward the dead in Walt Whitman’s “When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d” and Black Elk’s Black Elk Speaks.
2. Using specific examples, describe the relationship between secrecy and morality in As I Lay Dying. Make sure you are discussing more than one character and more than one example.