ASSIGNED READING: Javier Grillo–Marxuach’s “Operational Theme” Essay

May 14th, 2014

ASSIGNED READING: Javier Grillo–Marxuach’s “Operational Theme” Essay

Go read Javier Grillo-Marxuach's essay about character and theme. But then come back so we can talk about it!

ASSIGNED READING: William Trevor’s “On the Streets” (Part 3 of 3)

Apr 24th, 2014

ASSIGNED READING: William Trevor’s “On the Streets” (Part 3 of 3)

Wrapping up our look at William Trevor's "On the Streets": who does all this affect? Why was it written this way?

ASSIGNED READING: William Trevor’s “On the Streets” (Part 2 of 3)

Apr 22nd, 2014

ASSIGNED READING: William Trevor’s “On the Streets” (Part 2 of 3)

In part two of our look at William Trevor's "On the Streets": what the hell is happening in this story??

ASSIGNED READING: William Trevor’s “On the Streets” (Part 1 of 3)

Apr 16th, 2014

ASSIGNED READING: William Trevor’s “On the Streets” (Part 1 of 3)

New feature! Going through a piece of writing, workshop-style, and taking it apart to see how and why it works. Welcome to Assigned Reading!