Lit Analysis/Short Story Unit- English 12
Created on October 4, 2023
Q2 English 12
Lit ANALYSIS + LIT CRITICISM Through Short Stories
Why Short Stories?
CHOICE, EXPOSURE TO MANY, MANAGEABLE, and FUN!
Short stories are unique, because their elements are altered for fast-action, suspense, drama, and fun!
A critical analysis and evaluation of literature through the identifcation and study of literary elements within. We will also study aspects of Lit Criticism.
What is Lit Analysis?
Eng 12 CCSS Reading Literature
Reading Strategy/ skill
SHORT STORY CHOICE READING
Module focus/1-Pager Prompt
3 short stories + one w/audio
HAPPENING EACH WEEK
"Occurance at Owl Creek.. " By A Bierce
"Car 393" By Kip Wilson
"Monkey's Paw" By WW Jacobs
"Lady or the Tiger" By Frank Stockton
"A Sound of Thunder" By Ray Bradbury
"The Landlady" By Roald Dahl
"Weight " By D Clayton
"Legend of Sleepy Hallow " By Washington Irving
"Ghost Town " By Malindo Lo
"The Lottery " By Shirley Jackson
"All Summer in a Day" By Ray Bradbury
"A Brief life... Angus Bethune" By C Kutcher
"Harrison Bergeron" By Kurt Vonnegut
"Lamb to the Slaughter" By Roald Dahl
"The Veldt" By Ray Bradbury
"The Yellow Wallpaper" By C P Gillman
"The Cask of Amontialldo" By E A Poe
"The Most Dangerous Game" By Richard Connell
You will have the option to read one of three/week.Modules focus on specific reading and literary elements, which the stories illustrate
STORY OPTIONS THIS QUARTER!
LIT CRITICISM-Philosophical Approach/Theme Development+ Analysis
LIT CRITICISM- Historical/Cultural Approach + Questioning & Predicting
LIT CRITICISM-Formalistic Approach+ Evaluation
LIT ANALYSIS- Hyperbole+ Visualization
LIT ANALYSIS-Irony, Symbolism+ Objective Summaries
LIT ANALYSIS- Character Motive, Foreshadowing + Inferring
Focus Elements & Reading SKills
TerminologY + DEFINITIONS
How do literary devices enhance the depth and meaning of short stories?What is the relationship between the author's choice in literary devices, and the reader's interpretation of the story?How do cultural and historical contexts shape the author's craft?What impact do the literary elements in short stories have on the reader's understanding of the human condition, and what critiques should reader's consider in order to deepen our appreciation of these elements?
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