21W.755 | Spring 2012 | Undergraduate

Writing and Reading Short Stories

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the short story. Students will write stories and short descriptive sketches. Students will read great short stories and participate in class discussions of students’ writing and the assigned stories in their historical and social contexts.
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Instructor Insights
Hand-written diagram outlining a plan for a short story.
Planning diagram for a short story. (Image courtesy of Simon Scott on Flickr.)