Part 3: Application. (3 pages)The final portion of this assignment will require students to analyze Robert Louis Stevenson’s short story, “Olalla” as a product of the societal climate influenced by Darwin’s theories. Consider the following:
- How do the behaviors, attitudes, and actions of Stevenson’s characters reflect the social environment contemporary to his work?
- How is the cultural moment evident in the events of the plot?
- Are there any common themes, motifs, or words repeated and emphasized in Stevenson’s work?
- Why does Stevenson resolve the story the way that he does?