1. why do you think he is single? to what extent are structural forces to blame or
is it rather a matter of choices? what is he afraid of?
refer to at least three specific
failures in your
response and use ten to fifteen pages for each prompt.
2. provide an interpretation
of the dark period (2014-2015).
how likely do you think it
is to recur?
out of the many myths he told himself
about it all coming back to the car in bethania,
the choice not to lurch lastly at roanoke
not to even say “michigan”:
were any of them any more than lies?
or do you believe he has learned
3. if he had not gone to lansing, what
do you think would have happened to him?
what if he had spent his shallow dream
in williamsburg or charlottesville,
like he thought he would do?
moreover, if he liked the place more
would he live differently?
4. i think this thing is all a real mistake, am i right?
cite his poems after the following format,
simply, by first lines: (why
do you think he is single?