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January 30, 2012

Taking Your Chances in Shirley Jackson's "Lottery"


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Eudora Welty - Wearing Away Paths


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Alice Walker - Generational Conflict in *Everyday Use*


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Psycho-Structuralist/Mythological Theories - Crossing the Threshold Into the Monomyth, a.k.a., 'The Hero's Journey'


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William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily”


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KATE CHOPIN's “The Story of an Hour”


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Prognosing Edith Wharton's “Roman Fever”


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Socio-Political Lens: Gender Identity / Feminism


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Tyson, Lois. Critical Theory Today: A User-Friendly Guide. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2006. ISBN: 0415974100.
[This is your textbook about critical theory as applied to literature].

Rivkin, Julie and Michael Ryan, eds. Literary Theory: An Anthology. 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2004. ISBN: 1405106964.
[This is your collection of primary sources about literary theory as written by the pioneers and theorists who helped develop them. Use these as your primary sources for your papers].

Lynn, Steven. Texts and Contexts: Writing about Literature with Critical Theory. 5th ed. New York: Pearson, 2008. ISBN: 032144907X.
[Recommended but not required--Very easy to read! Please order this from Interlibrary Loan in our Library if the price is too hefty].


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Political/Ethnicity-Specific Theories


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Political/Ethnicity-Specific Theories: (African American / Native American / Asian American / Latino/a, etc.)

Tyson, Lois. Critical Theory Today: A User-Friendly Guide. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2006. ISBN: 0415974100.
[This is your textbook about critical theory as applied to literature].

Rivkin, Julie and Michael Ryan, eds. Literary Theory: An Anthology. 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2004. ISBN: 1405106964.
[This is your collection of primary sources about literary theory as written by the pioneers and theorists who helped develop them. Use these as your primary sources for your papers].

Lynn, Steven. Texts and Contexts: Writing about Literature with Critical Theory. 5th ed. New York: Pearson, 2008. ISBN: 032144907X.
[Recommended but not required--Very easy to read! Please order this from Interlibrary Loan in our Library if the price is too hefty].

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Subversion from the Subaltern: A Look at Postcolonial Theory and Literature


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Tyson, Lois. Critical Theory Today: A User-Friendly Guide. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2006. ISBN: 0415974100.
[This is your textbook about critical theory as applied to literature].

Rivkin, Julie and Michael Ryan, eds. Literary Theory: An Anthology. 2nd ed. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2004. ISBN: 1405106964.
[This is your collection of primary sources about literary theory as written by the pioneers and theorists who helped develop them. Use these as your primary sources for your papers].

Lynn, Steven. Texts and Contexts: Writing about Literature with Critical Theory. 5th ed. New York: Pearson, 2008. ISBN: 032144907X.
[Recommended but not required--Very easy to read! Please order this from Interlibrary Loan in our Library if the price is too hefty].


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Literary Criticsm - Conflicts of Gender, Age, Ethnicity, Race, and Class


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Proposals for ENG 122 Research-Informed Critical/Analytical Essays


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Franz Kafka’s “In der Strafkolonie” ["In the Penal Colony"]--1914, Czech Republic


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Jun’ichiro Tanizaki's “Shisei” [“The Tattooer”]--1910, Japan


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"We Orientals find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and darkness which that thing provides."
~ Jun’ichiro Tanizaki

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Applying Literary Theory - Undergrads Give it a Try


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Flannery O'Connor's "Parker's Back"--1971, U.S.


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"I'll tell you this, lad: A tattoo says more of a fellow looking at it than it can do of the man who's got it on his back." - Sarah Hall, The Electric Michelangelo

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Literary Criticism - Theming Inequality in Literature


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Sylvia Plath's "Fifteen-Dollar Eagle"--1959, U.S.


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“I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country; he is a bird of bad moral character; like those among men who live by sharking and robbing, he is generally poor, and often very lousy. The turkey is [...] much more respectable” ~Benjamin Franklin (1706-90)


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