English 300OL – Contemporary Literature
Literary Theory – Whole-Class Discussion
“The Burning House” by Ann Beattie
We will be spending a few weeks discussing literary theory. For these story analyses, please select different literary theories to analyze. In other words, to enhance your ability to analyze a variety of theories, apply a different theory to each of the required stories. When we are finished discussing literary theory, you will have gained a wealth of experience!
So, please choose a theory from our literary theory handout. If you are super adventurous, you may research additional theories online and choose one off of our list!
Please post an initial 500 word response. Kindly post a 3-4 sentence response to five (5) of your classmates.