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Department of English
 

 

Name:_________________________________________________

 

 

Topic Selection (due:______)

 

 

  • Hard Times

  • Great Expectations 

 

   Critical Approach (due:______)

 

    o        Moral/ Intellectual (pp.300-1)

 

 

  • Feminist (pp.305-6)

 

  • Deconstructionist (pp.310-11)

    o       Topical Historical (pp.301-2)

  • Economic Determinist/ Marxist (pp.306-7)

 

  • Reader/Response (pp.)311-12

    o       New Critical/ Formalist

                  (pp.302-3)

  • Psychological/ Psychoanalytical

             (pp.307-8)

 

 

    o       Structuralist (pp.303-5)

  • Archetypal/ Symbolic/ Mythic (pp.308-10)

 

 

Literary Element (due:______)

 

 

  • Plot (Chapt 5 pp. 93 -108)

 

  • Point of View (Chapt 5 pp. 77-92)

 

  • Character (Chapt 3 pp. 64 -76)

  • Language/Style (Chapt 5 pp. 164-174)

 

  • Setting (Chapt 5 pp. 109-118)

  • Symbolism/ Irony (Chapt 5 pp. 9149-163)

 

 

 

 

Context (due:______)

 

o        Historical

o        Philosophy

 

o        Social History

o        Science

 

o        Economic Contexts

o        Technology

 

o        Political History

o        Literary

 

o        Places

o        Gender Matters

 

 

o        Religion

 

 

 

 

  Theme (Central idea or meaning/ implied view of life and human behavior) (due:______)

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  Working Thesis (author/title + theme [+ critical approach] + element + context) (due:______)

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