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Short Fiction

Teachers: Karen Jardine
Open to: Seniors
Length: 1 Semester

The course is designed to acquaint students with a variety of short stories. Adopting the viewpoint of the author and using the terminology of fiction, the student becomes familiar with various themes used in the contemporary short story, as well as the ways in which the literary movements have affected its development. Major activities of the course focus on the reading of a wide range of authors, writing in-depth interpretations of short stories, and the creation of the student’s own original short story.