In 1,500-1,800 words, do the following:
Using a selection of outside secondary sources as well as your own reading, pick any course text to analyze in terms of cultural poetics.
Summarize and describe specific aspects of the historical context that you assert have significance to the meaning of the text, then interpret the meaning of the text in terms of those aspects.
Consider how new historicism/cultural poetics is different from modernist and formalist approaches, and explain how that postmodern orientation might affect a readers interpretation of the meaning of the work.
For this assignment, be sure to consult and cite at least 3 outside sources that provide relevant historical context for your analysis.
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The summary and description of aspects of the historical context that has significance to the meaning of the text is clear and comprehensive. Three sources are used. Interpretation of the meaning of the text in terms of those aspects is completely supported by the facts.
Explanation of how historicism/cultural poetics might affect a reader’s interpretation of the meaning of the work, is comprehensive and exceptional.
Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.