n this writing assignment, you are going to analyze a single story (from the American Short Stories collection) through the lens of two different types of analysis; review the two types in this chart.
|Type of Criticism||Definition||Guiding Questions|
|Historical||A school of thought that looks at how a text defines and is defined by the time period in which it was written.||
|Reader Response||A school of thought that focuses on the reader’s (or “audience’s”) experience of a literary work.||
1. You have read and annotated one of the following stories from your American Short Stories anthology according to the guiding questions of reader response and historical criticisms.
2. Write a one-paragraph (minimum 10 sentences) analysis of the story for each of the two types of criticism.. For each paragraph, include:
3. Revise and edit your paragraphs for logic, unity, and completeness.
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