Und3rC0ver: No idea about the TASP letter, but you can apply without one--just go to the website (Telluride Association: Our Programs: For High School Students: Summer Program for Juniors (TASP): General Information
) and click on "Apply."
If you're asking on a general note regarding reading recommendations, I read Faulkner's /Absalom, Absalom!/ and absolutely adored it. And 1984 is vastly superior to Animal Farm. As far as topics for an analysis essay, no one on the CC boards is in a position to tell you what to write (see Michael Barany's post, directly above yours).
Euripides4: It's the same? The friendly people on the other end of the firstname.lastname@example.org
address would be able to tell you more about it than any of us...