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Questions for Goodman’s, “The Company Man” 1. Goodman’s Essay is marked by irony throughout. Analyze the use of irony here-in language, in juxtaposition of images, and within scenes. Do you find that the level of irony appropriate, or does it ever strike you as heavy handed? 2. Goodman wrote this essay in the early 1970’s. What values and social constructs does it suggest were common at the time? Using evidence from your own experience, would you say that things today are different or pretty much the same?
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