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Literary Criticism and Theory

E 341 Lecture Notes - The Symbolic, Introjection

Take-Away Concepts Psychoanalytic Criticism One of the fundamentals of psychoanalysis is that individual behavior is deeply marked by ancient psychical processes. Conscious, “sane”...

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E 341 Lecture Notes - Metalanguage

Take Away Concepts 1 Structuralism: Saussure, Culler, Barthes Structuralist theories about how linguistic signs function can be used to analyze literature because: Literary text...

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E 341 Lecture Notes - The Occident And American Jewish Advocate, Neocolonialism, Devaluation

Take Away Concepts Post-Colonialism Though Japan or China were never formally American or European colonies, some of the paradigms of postcolonial interaction can be used to ap...

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E 341 Lecture Notes - Gay Talese, Yan Can Cook, Miss Saigon

Take-Away Concepts Historical/Materialist Approaches: Marxism, New Historicism, Cultural Materialism Marxist Criticism Focuses on play of socio-economic forces in a literary work as evidenced in the P...

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E 341 Lecture Notes - Hyperreality, Simulacrum, Metanarrative

Take Away Concepts Post-structuralism and Postmodernism Post-structuralism Deconstruction Other ways in which Post-structuralist ideas ...

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E 341 Lecture Notes - Jeremy Irons, Transvestism, Giacomo Puccini

Take-Away Concepts Gender Theory The big question in Gender Theory: Is gender identity natural/innate or socially constructed? Are specific bodies linked to specific behav...

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E 341 Lecture Notes - Post-Structuralism, Columbia University, Dialectic

29 November Social and Cultural Impact of Colonization The erosion of the colonized culture and language. Even where local culture managed to survive, colonization spread a fundamental sense of alienat...

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E 341 Lecture Notes - Linguistic System, Semiotics

30 August Meaning is created out of structures For Saussure, what is the difference between ‘Language’ and ‘Speaking’? Individuals speak Language as a system exists before the speaker does ...

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E 341 Lecture Notes - Gender Variance, Heterosexism, Heteronormativity

30 October Masculinity and Patriarchy What is Patriarchy? From Greek: patria meaning father and arché meaning rule So, the most basic level of relevance is the ...

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E 341 Lecture Notes - Reality Principle, Simulacrum

25 September Baudrillard: Simulations and Simulacra Basic idea of Baudrillard: We are now in a new era of simulation where, because of computerization, information processing, media, c...

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E 341 Lecture Notes - Misogyny, Feminist Literary Criticism

23 October Feminist Literary Criticism As Barry suggests, “Feminist literary criticism of today is the direct product of the ‘women’s movement’ of the 1960’s”. It is important t...

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E 341 Lecture Notes - Metanarrative, Cybernetics, Postmodern Architecture

20 September Postmodernism Postmodernism 3 nodes of connection that shape postmodern theory Reaction against modernism Influenced b...

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E 341 Lecture Notes - Crass, Jeremy Bentham, Panopticon

13 November New Historicism What’s ‘new’ about this historical approach? 1980’s – 90’s movement that does away with “historical background” concepts and argues for ...

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E 341 Lecture Notes - Louis Althusser, Retail Park

8 November Louis Althusser French thinker (1918 – 1990) Tries to answer the question: If – as Marxist thinkers seem to prove – certain classes are exploited or that the ...

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E 341 Lecture Notes - Metonymy, Linguistic System, The Symbolic

11 October Jacques Lacan French psychoanalyst who in 1950’s onwards began developing his theories. Brings together Freud’s ideas with structuralist and post-structuralist l...

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Othello - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Othello Just The FactsCharacters ILLIAM SHAKESPEAREHARACTER SKETCHES WC Born 1564; died 1616 ameDescription N OthelloProtagonist Professional soldier; servant to Venice Moor; Moslem Negro from North Africa M...

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Death of a Salesman - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Death Of A Salesman Just the FactsSymbols ARTHUR MILLERMUSICTAPE RECORDER Born 1915 in Harlem, New York Epitomizes the mechanization of American society Music has major significance in the play Wrote many pl...

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English Composition - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English Composition English Composition 2nd EDITION THE SENTENCE Sentencesform the basis for written language and composition A sentence is a group of words that forms a complete thought It is easier to expr...

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English Grammar - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English Grammar English Grammar 2nd EDITION PARTS OF SPEECHSENTENCE TYPES A sentenceis a group of words that can stand DJECTIVESONJUNCTIONS AC on its own as a completed thought; it begins Describe nouns and ...

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English Verbs - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English Verbs English Verbs 2nd EDITION PRESENT TENSEPHRASAL VERBS A phrasal verbis a two part verb IMPLE PRESENT S consisting of a verb and a particle Expresses daily habits or usual Expresses general factu...

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Hamlet - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Hamlet StructureCharacters AIN PLOTHARACTER SKETCHES MC Act IIntroduction Presentation of setting, main characters, and central ameDescriptionameDescription NN themes HamletPrince of Denmark, son of Queen Ge...

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Julius Caesar - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Julius Caesar StructureThemes AIN PLOTONOR LOYALTYRUTH JUSTICE MHT Act IIntroduction Presentation of setting, main characters, and central Brutus believes it is honorable to kill Caesar for loyalty to the ...

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King Lear - Reference Guides

TM permacharts King Lear StructureThemes AIN PLOTEMOLITION OF ORDERED SYSTEMSPPEARANCE VS. REALITY MDA Act IIntroduction Presentation of the setting, main characters, and Without divine, human, and natural laws, nature is ...

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Macbeth - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Macbeth Just the FactsCharacters ILLIAM SHAKESPEAREHARACTER SKETCHES WC Born 1564; died 1616 ameDescriptionameDescription NN Playwright, actor, and poetMacbethThane of Glamis, later Thane of Cawdor, and even...

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English as a Second Language - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English as a Second Language English as a Second Language 2nd EDITION BASIC SENTENCE REQUIREMENTSSUBJECTVERB AGREEMENT All sentences must begin with a capital letter A verb must agree with its subject in per...

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