Discuss how your chosen type of criticism would enlarge a reader’s understanding of the story and explain how at least three specific passages of the story could be interpreted using this form of criticism.

After carefully reading the topic 3 Lecture and Appendix 5 in the The Story and Its Writer, choose one form of literary criticism (formalist, psychological, reader-response, etc.) and apply it to one of the short stories assigned during Module 3.

In a 750-1,000-word essay, discuss how your chosen type of criticism would enlarge a reader’s understanding of the story and explain how at least three specific passages of the story could be interpreted using this form of criticism.

Prepare this assignment according to the MLA guidelines found in the MLA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.