Study Guide

Reader-Response Theory Analysis

Paradise Lost by John Milton

So Stanley Fish wrote a book called Surprised by Sin: The Reader in Paradise Lost. He set out to...

Religio Medici by Sir Thomas Browne

Religio Medici is a medieval text by a dude named Sir Thomas Browne. It's kind of an...

Endgame by Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett is famous for writing plays in which nothing happens. People just sit around, and...

"A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner

Reader-Response theorist Norman N. Holland is totally into psychoanalysis. In his book The Nature...

Hamlet by William Shakespeare (1603)

So Hamlet's father was king until some guy named Claudius came along, killed him, married...