1/2 page report on Modern Lit, Short Stories listed
Choose one of the following readings. Please refer to the specific elements of the category as well as direct quotes and lines from the reading. You may choose more than one story if you like, but the minimum is to discuss at least one of the short story readings in detail. Name the work and author Give at least three examples from the reading Explain how what characteristics were evident in the story that made it modernist, post-modernist, or postcolonial . Please note: You may include magical realism under the post-colonial category. List of readings:
Modernist Period (select one):
Yiu, A. (2013). Three-Dimensional Reading: Stories of Time and Space in Japanese Modernist Fiction, 1911-1932. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. Scenes of the Mind, pp. 50-61.
Yiu, A. (2013). Three-Dimensional Reading: Stories of Time and Space in Japanese Modernist Fiction, 1911-1932. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. The sound of Footsteps, pp. 62-66.
Vonnegut, K. (2016). Cat’s cradle. In Selected works of Kurt Vonnegut: Cat’s cradle, Galapagos, the big trip up yonder, unready to wear (pp. 12-21). New York, NY: .
Post-Colonial Period (select one):
40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology, “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
40 Short Stories: A Portable Anthology, “Vampires in the Lemon Grove” by Karen Russell.
Tagore, R. (2013). The Short Stories Of Rabindranath Tagore – Vol 1. [London, England]: Miniature Masterpieces.The Hungry Stones, pp. 42-50.