Writing Assignment: Talk the Talk
You just finished seeing a movie
with a group of friends, and you are all standing in the lobby talking
about the film. Some people in the group insist the film was a horror
flick, and a bad one at that. Others argue that it was a thriller, and a
great one, with lots of heart-pounding suspense. These people are
judging the film based on the criteria of the genre they each believe
the film fits into.
In this course you have analyzed literature
using the criteria of several different schools of criticism or analysis
including: Historical, Aesthetic, Cultural, Reader Response, and
Jungian. The chart below gives a review by outlining the definition and
characteristics of each of these types of criticism. In this writing
assignment, you are going to analyze a single story through the lens of
two different types of analysis.
Now, this is what you need to accomplish: