J314 Assessment Exercise #1    Name_______

Among our SLOs for this course are to get students to understand a) the dynamic relationship between author, reader and text; and b) how texts embody cultural values that are products of particular times and place. Briefly compose some thoughts on either

1. How KOKORO brings together author, reader and text in the world of 1912 Japan in order to problematize notions of individuality and the process of becoming modern?

 

Or,

 

2. How  Kokoro embodies cultural values that are products of a particular time and place?