Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Distinguish Critical Approaches
|Prepare: Prior to completing this discussion, read the Critical Literary Theories handout.|
|Reflect: In the Critical Literary Theories handout, four different kinds of critical approaches are presented. Consider which of the four theories you find most interesting as a means for understanding literature.|
|Write: Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length. The minimum word count does not include references.Choose two of those critical approaches and address the points below.
|Respond to Peers: Respond to at least two of your classmates’ initial posts. Each response should be at least 75 words in length and should address two or more of the following points: