Module 4 Short Story Hum 1020 St Petersburg Mod 4
For this two-part assignment, you will be writing an analysis of a short story, including your interpretation of the story’s meaning, as well as relating the story’s meaning to your overall exploration of the humanities. These writings are not merely reflective exercises. Research and writing about the deeper meaning of the story is required. Although you may be creative, you will also have to demonstrate that you are engaging with the course materials, demonstrating academic research, and following proper citation procedures.
See assessment rubrics attached to this dropbox and the Module 4 Wrap Up Story Story Analysis Discussion.
Use the Module 4 Required Readings in your textbook and the Module 4 Online Exploration as your guides.
Note: After completing Part 1, you will automatically gain access to Part 2.
Short stories available at: http://americanliterature.com/twenty-great-american-short-stories
2. After you select and have carefully read the short story, do RESEARCH by finding at least two scholarly articles on the short story and integrate what you learned from them in your essay. Try the SPC Library database or Google Scholar.
3. In a new document, start by composing one fully-developed paragraph (150 words minimum), where you identify the following elements:
4. Then, in two fully-developed paragraphs (at least 150 words in each paragraph), explain the ultimate meaning of the story. Provide as many specific examples from the story as possible. Please note that this is your interpretation of the many possible meanings that the author is trying to convey. This is a point over which reasonable people may disagree. How do the researched interpretations of the story compare to your own interpretations?
Minimum 3 Paragraphs and 450 word count total.
5. Cite the sources of your researched interpretations. You must find and identify at least two research sources beyond your textbook. You may also cite research links provided in this module, but be sure to find and cite at least one source beyond what you are provided. Either the MLA or APA format will be permitted. Do NOT use Wikipedia or other encyclopedias (online, etc.) only. That is, you cannot use encyclopedias alone. Of course, you may use it as a starting place. Be sure to use SPELL CHECK and proof read your essay.
Note: Part 2 will be hidden until you’ve completed Part 1. After completing Part 1, you will automatically gain access to Part 2.
1. Go to the Module 4 Wrap Up Short Story Analysis Discussion Forum and follow the instructions there.