The Short Story

The Short Story
Critical study of American, English, and European short stories, emphasizing those of the twentieth century.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesENGL 251 & ENGL 295
 ProgramsContaining ENGL 359
Course Outcomes: 

Critical analysis

Analyze selected short stories to develop the skills of literary criticism.

Genre analysis

Explain the conventions and historical development of the short story genre.


Form a research strategy appropriate to the study of short stories by independently locating relevant print and digital sources and drawing upon these sources to develop a focused and effective written argument about selected short stories

Scholarly writing

Produce a polished research paper following MLA formatting and citation guidelines