Instructors’ Teaching Experience

I have taught this story every semester I have taught Interp. of Lit. The story always provokes a strong response from my students who are confounded by Connie’s behavior. Most are frustrated with her actions after she meets Arnold and many react strongly to the ambiguous ending. [L. Sweeney,]

Classroom Strategies

The Fantastic: I’m a fan of Todorov’s concept of the fantastic. I teach this story, in part, to introduce this concept to my students. The point of suspense in this story is nature of Arnold Friend: devil or serial killer? [L. Sweeney,]