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.
- Describe each critical approach in detail.
- Compare and/or contrast the two critical approaches. How are they different and similar?
- Determine which critical approach you find most useful for examining the conflicts and meaning in literature.
- Explain why you chose this particular approach as the most useful. Why does it appeal to you?
The Five Critical Literary Theories that we will learn about in this class include: ● Formalism or New Criticism ● Reader Response Theory ● Psycoanalytical Theory ● New Historicism Analysis ● Post-Colonial Theory