Short Story Analysis Essay Lecture Notes and Crieria
In this assignment you will select one of the two short stories indicated in the course calendar and provide an analysis of that short story.
When you develop your theme (meaning) remember to connect it to one of three things:
Human Nature Society Culture
Do not give me a “one word” theme such as, “The theme of The Jilting of granny Weatherall is bitterness.” Immediately, I will ask, “so what?” What about bitterness relates to human nature, society, or culture? Do not develop a “summary theme” such as, “Young Goodman Brown is about a guy who loses his faith in God.” Once you have developed a theme, decide what three elements of fiction the author….