In this unit, we are reading a variety of short stories. While you are doing independent reading and collaborating with classmates to initiate and sustain discussions about these texts, as a class we are looking into several literary theories that allow us to analyze these stories through different lenses.
Task: Write a four – five paragraph essay that analyzes ONE of your group’s short stories through the lens of ONE of the theories we are studying this month.
Choose ONE of each:
___title of short story from your packet___ Gender Theory ___title of short story from your packet___ Psychoanalytical Theory
___title of short story from your packet___ Socio-economic (Marxist) Theory
New Historical Theory
Thesis Development & drafting workshop 5/20 (A, B, D, E blocks) & 5/19 for G block
ROUGH DRAFT DUE Monday 5/23 (ALL BLOCKS!!)
Revision & Conferencing Week of Tuesday 5/31
Final Draft DUE + 10/10 ON TIME GRADE Monday 6/6
FINAL DRAFT MUST BE SUBMITTED no later than… Friday 6/10 (FINAL EXAM DAY)
Click HERE to see the rubric for this writing assignment.