The midterm is open book/ closed note/ closed pdf. Being able to identify the way that the various writers present themselves on paper will be helpful, as will knowledge of the key terms we’ve discussed in class. Review the information posted on the course blog and consult your class notes. Remember that we’ve been interested not only in the WHAT of these texts, but the HOW. That is to say, the formal dimensions of each of them have been significant in terms of imagery, diction, plot and– here’s a broad hint– their gaps and omissions.