Postmodernism Discussion Questions

This Study Guide consists of approximately 47 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Postmodernism.
This section contains 291 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Postmodernism Study Guide

How have the ideas of disintegration, instability, and/or textual uncertainty (in the postmodern use of these terms) had an effect on you? Describe the issues and put into your own context a narrative describing how you perceive things to be different because of these ideas. Speculate on how things might have been different had these ideas not made an impact on you.

Take your favorite piece of literature and deconstruct it. Show, to the best of your understanding, what the author might have meant in the text. Then show how that meaning might be quite a different thing. Use a short text for this exercise.

Take a standard text and do a "special" reading of it. For example, examine a text from a feminist perspective, or from a Marxist perspective, or from a special point of view of your own choosing.

Critique your favorite television...

(read more)

This section contains 291 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Postmodernism Study Guide
Copyrights
Literary Movements for Students
Postmodernism from Literary Movements for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.