Summary of the assignment:
In the note “Evils Imminent,” Erik Larson writes “Beneath the gore and smoke and loam, this book is about the evanescence of life, and why some men choose to fill their brief allotment of time engaging the impossible, others in the manufacture of sorrow” [xi].
Evaluate the characters of Daniel Burnham and H. H. Holmes and the era itself and explain how they demonstrate the conflict between good and evil by answering the following:
Compare and contrast the characters Daniel Burnham and Henry H. Holmes? How are they different? Are they alike in any way? Compare and contrast the juxtaposition between the grand architecture of the world’s fair and Holmes’s deadly hotel. What is the total picture of late nineteenth-century America that emerges from The Devil in the White City? In that society’s view toward wealth? In that society’s views and treatment of women at the time
Make sure you provide specific quotes from Devil in the White City and and either your lectures or textbook to back up your assertions. 5-7 pages, 12 font, standard margins
Can use ONLY chapters 18-24 from textbook(attached) and/or anything from the book Devil in the white city (attached).