Description The events of September 11, 2001 left a permanent scar in today’s society. During several years after the attacks, several movies and books dealing with such tragedy proliferate. Arguably, that leaves a mark in the younger generation. Jonathan Safran Foer’s Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close focusses in the immediate time after the tragedy. How his novel helps to shape or reshape American identity for the younger generation that was raised during and/or after the events of September 11? Instructions: Read Jonathan Safran Foer’s Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close. Student can use any supplemental (video, articles, essays) pertaining to the attacks of September 11, 2001.