What is Christopher Ricks’s attitude toward literary theory ?
A. He considers it to be vital in order to understand literary texts.
B. He considers theory to be the only way that literary texts can be interpreted.
C. He has no misgivings about the practical usability of literary theory.
D. He feels that literary theory is ultimately too limited in scope to serve as a proper method of interpretation.
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