You will now write an analytical ESSAY on a short story. Please read Week Two, Lecture Two, “Analyzing Short Stories.” Select one of this week’s stories on which to write your short story analysis paper. For this ASSIGNMENT, you may select the story on which you comment in your discussion forum. However, do not select the story on which you wrote your own overview. Follow the lecture instructions and the Course Guide appendix to write a COMPLETE draft of the paper. Please submit the draft to the instructor by Sunday at 11:59 p.m.
Analysis Essay Draft Rubric
(Instructor will grade this as a draft and provide suggestions for revision)
Articulates an intelligent and reasonable approach to the selected short story, including a world-view component.
Effectively and accurately utilizes the three-part essay structure. Utilizes at least three literary elements within this analysis
Satisfactorily employs Standard American English, both in style and in sentence-level proficiency. Please submit by Sunday at 11:59 p.m.
Read Week Two, Lecture One, on world views in literature.
Read four of the following five short stories, all of which relate in some way to the “world views” theme that we are examining this week.
Katherine Anne Porter, “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall,” page 711
Flannery O’Connor, “A Good Man is Hard to Find,” page 202
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, “The Yellow Wallpaper,” page 542
Ernest Hemingway, “Hills Like White Elephants,” page 563
Chinua Achebe, “Marriage is a Private Affair,” page 573