1. Students are put into smaller groups
a. 3-4 for in-class students
b. Separate forums created for online
2. Students are given one of the set texts already discussed in lectures/class (including module forums for online students) and are asked to choose ONE theme or idea developed in the text (from a list or they can develop their own) (e.g. death) and to choose ONE aspect of narrative technique (already introduced in lectures, teaching materials) from a list, and to discuss the relationship between them (formulated as a question.
3. For example, how does the use of first-person narration affect/complicate the representation of memory in Alice Munro’s “Miles City, Montanta” or “How does the use of setting…”.