The written word has had an impact on the human condition for centuries. We have all been touched in some way or another by literature. This week, you will take a literary journey by searching the Internet for the pieces below. In addition to reading the story, you should find out something about the author of your chosen piece as well. After making your choice, come back and share your impressions of the story and explain how it contributes to our discussion of the Humanities.
Choose one of the following options (or find a piece of literature of your choosing to report on):
- “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner
- “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid
- “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin
- “Exodus” by James Baldwin
The three learning theories: Classical, Operant and Social Cognitive Theories are only useful to a psychologist doing research.
Explain why you agree or disagree. Make sure to give examples of all three theories to support your answer.