Date of Award
Master of Arts in English Composition
Uses Edward Corbett's theory of style to help define Chopin's style and expose her rhetorical strategies (sentence and paragraph length, diction, tropes, scheme, etc.) in the short story "The Story of an Hour ." Examines the controversy over using literature to teach composition and provides an analysis of the reasons for and against using literature in composition classes. Finally, defends the use of literature in writing classrooms.
Arredondo, Daniel, "Style: A new perspective on Kate Chopin" (2005). Theses Digitization Project. 2786.