outline and works cited - Tatian 1 Julie Tatian English 102 25 June 2016 Outline Thesis In the short stories A&P by John Updike The Chrysanthemums by

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Tatian Julie Tatian English 102 25 June 2016 Outline Thesis: In the short stories “A&P” by John Updike, “The Chrysanthemums” by John Steinbeck, and “The Story of the Hour” by Kate Chopin, the literary approach that helps the reader best understand the characters and circumstances in the story, would be gender criticism because it allows the reader to see the character’s actions and events of the story from more of a feministic perspective. I. What exactly is a critical approach? What is the gender criticism approach? A. A critical approach is a way of seeing the story from a different perspective. B. Specifically, gender criticism is a type of literary approach that focuses on, “how sexual identity influences the creation and reception of literary works” (1790). C. “The bulk of gender criticism, however, is feminist and takes as a central precept that the patriarchal attitudes that have dominated western thought have resulted,

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