Writing Assignment Sequence for Spring 2011

Establishing our range of pre-existing theoretical assumptions and interpretive methods Reading Protocol 1/29 (noon)
Psychoanalytic Criticism "Working with Psychoanalytic Criticism" 2/17 (9:00 AM)
Marxist Criticism "Working with Marxist Criticism" 2/24 (9:00 AM)
New Criticism "Working with New Criticism" 3/10 (9:00 AM)
Structuralist Criticism "Working with Structuralist Criticism" 3/31 (9:00 AM)
Deconstructionist Criticism "Working with Deconstruction" 4/7 (9:00 AM)
Reader-Response Criticism "Working with Reader-Response Criticism" 4/14 (9:00 AM)
Feminist Criticism "Working with Feminist Criticism" 4/21 (9:00 AM)
New Historicist and Cultural Criticism "Working with Cultural Criticism" 4/28 (9:00 AM)
Articulating our individual, consciously chosen critical theories and interpretive methods Take-home final exam 5/12 (9:00 AM)