An Introduction to Fiction

What follows is a list of defined key terms and an exercise designed to apply those terms from my Intro to Literature class. Both exercises focus on short stories from Jhumpa Lahiri’s collection Interpreter of Maladies.

Interpreter of Maladies Cover

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An Introduction to Fiction

What I’m Doing

I’m Dr. Jonathan Sircy, an assistant professor of English at Charleston Southern University in Charleston, SC.

I end every day by writing down ten goals in the present tense, and I try to change them as little as possible.

The first is always, “I love God with all my heart, soul, mind, and strength.”

Another is this: “I teach for God’s glory.”

This site represents my efforts to do that.

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What I’m Doing