Please respond to one of the critical lens questions. If you feel uncomfortable posting your response, you may also email your answer to me. (Be sure to include your name & the lens in post or email)
1. Cultural criticism- Examine religion and the role it plays in our characters' lives. 2. feminist/gender criticism- analyze Elisenda in terms of gender stereotypes. does she break them? follow them? 3. Marxist criticism- Analyze the wealth or lack of wealth for pelayo and elisenda. does this change throughout the story? what social class do they belong in? how do you know? 4.Psychological criticism- What motivates Pelayo & elisenda? ...Motivates other characters?