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English 1302 - Aguilar, Mariano: Short Stories & Their Themes: Home

Research strategies and sources for selected short stories: The Yellow Wallpaper, ..y no se lo trago la tierra, Cask of Amontillado, Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, and A Temporary Matter.

Stories & Topics

Short stories are:

  • “The Yellow Wallpaper”
  • “The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner”
  • “And the earth did not devour him”
  • "A Temporary Matter"

Themes/topics are:

  • PPD, gender relations in the late 1800s/early 1900s
  • Borstals, class conflict, deviance
  • Migrant workers, class conflict, ethnic conflict
  • divorce, marital relations

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Welcome Mr. Aguilar and Students!

Hey! This LibGuide will help you through the process of research for your project. Feel free to contact me if you need help at any time.

1. Define Topic: What do you know? Verify with Background Info.

2. Devise Strategy: What do you want to find out? List keywords.

3. Search Sources: Look at Books, Articles, web sites, etc.


EVALUATE what you're doing: Change your keywords/database; Are you finding appropriate items?

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