What does hermeneutic theory suggest about how readers view literature ?
A. It is impossible to view a piece of literature as its author intended.
B. It is impossible to divorce a text from capitalist ideology.
C. It is impossible to view a piece of literature correctly, because we can only work within the hetero-normative paradigm.
D. It is impossible to separate a text from the linguistics that compose it.
B. Formalism/New Criticism
A. Ferdinand de Saussure
B. Viktor Shklovsky
C. Roland Barthes
D. Michel Foucault
A. Billy Budd
C. Captain Ahab
A. New Historicism rejects the idea that history is neutral.
B. New Historicism does not make strict delineations between literary and non-literary texts.
C. New Historicism takes a particular interest in marginalized peoples.
D. All of the above answers are correct.
B. Criticism of life