Literary analysis

English Composition II Section 2AG Spring 2023 CO Purpose: Hone your ability to choose and use a theoretical lens in meaningful ways. Practice synthesizing the information found in scholarly sources and thinking critically about cultural and literary texts. Tasks: After reading through the task list, take a look at the Example Lit Crit Assignment for reference. Connect one of the […]

How do writers use figurative language, foreshadowing, and symbolic objects to h

How do writers use figurative language, foreshadowing, and symbolic objects to help readers gain a deeper understanding of their stories? What is revealed through such examples as Adichie’s garden and serpent in “Tomorrow …”, Carver’s use of light and alcohol in “What We Talk About …”, Lim’s paper house in “Paper”, Sembene’s use of Noumbe’s heart medicine in “Her Three […]

Scholarly article annotation

By the due date assigned, post your annotated bibliography entry for a scholarly article to the discussion area. By the end of the week, respond to your classmates’ posts with your feedback, questions, and suggestions. For this assignment, find a scholarly article on your Week 4 short story (Alice Walker Everyday Use) in the SUO Library. Find a scholarly source […]