This PowerPoint may be used in multiple lessons as a backdrop for introducing students to Literary Theory.
The slides are as follows:
- Illusions to engage the students in a discussion of "perspective"
- A Brief History of Critical Theory with Plato and Aristotle
- Six Literary Lenses (Formalist, Historical/Biographical, Gender, Freudian/Psychological, Reader-Response, and Marxist)
- Ends with a painting from Norman Rockwell to employ some of the lenses