Contrast and compare Abe Cahan’s 1896 story “Yekl A Tale of the New York Ghetto”
with its 1974 film adaptation “Hester Street by Joan Micklin Silver.
Final Submission date: November 13, 2019 by noon
1. The written assignment should be in the form of a short essay (not more than 3.5 doublespaced pages).
2. Please, note that it is far better to write a well formulated, coherently presented, and succinct
shorter paper, than fill out numerous pages with loosely connected facts or statements. You must
try your best at striking a balance between brief summary, well-argued analysis, and
appropriate use of concrete examples.