Read Chapter 5 of Texts and Contexts: Writing about literature with criticaltheory. Lynn. S. (2011). Texts and Contexts: Writing about literature withcritical theory. (6th ed.) Boston, MA: Pearson Education. Two important terms in Structuralist theory are signifier andsignified. Define these terms and explain how they are used in Structuralisttheory to find meaning in literary works. Compared to the critical theoriesstudied last week, do you find that Structuralism is more like New Criticism orReader-Response theory, or vice versa? Support your assertions with clearreasoning and examples.

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