Work of Literature
Critical Lens: “A work of literature must provide more than factual accuracy or vivid physical reality… it must tell us more than we already know.” – E. M. Forster
Consider the quotation above and decide whether you agree or disagree with it. Then, write an essay in which you support your assessment of the quotation through analysis of one or two of the literary texts you have read. Be sure to support your argument with specific details from the literary text(s) you have chosen . Your analysis should include consideration of formal features of the text(s), such as plot, setting, theme, and characterization.