These are ENC 1102 Blog Reports on authors and their short stories. Taken as a whole, these blogs represent a new media mix literary research paper. Following the suggested structures of Rice and O'Gorman, these blogs unite pop culture, personal history, authorial history, research, literary criticism, and academic interpretation.


Kate Chopin


Shirley Jackson

Katherine Mansfield

James McBride

Joyce Carol Oates

Edgar Allan Poe

Mary Shelley

John Updike