Frameworks for Criticism of Literary Works

Select one of the stories or poems and one of the frameworks for criticism. Develop an argument about your chosen story or poem that matches your chosen framework.

Provide an introduction of the story or poem, the author and title of the work clearly stated, and a clear and argumentative thesis statement matching your chosen mode of criticism. Include direct quotes or paraphrases from a secondary source or the story or poem you chose in each paragraph, with correct MLA in-text citations.