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
 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