— 10 — Analysis – Literature

— 10 — Analysis – Literature

TCW C16. Reading Literature: A Case Study in Analysis.
Strategies for Analyzing Literature and the Arts. Approaches to Literary Analysis.
Glossary of Literary Theory
This glossary, created by Grieg E. Henderson and Christopher Brown of the University of Toronto, draws from many approaches to literary theory.
Researching Literature and Libraries
Purdue’s Online Writing Lab offers advice on how to get the maximum out of the library when you have a literature paper to write. Also see the section “Writing about Literature.”
Sarah Zupko’s Cultural Studies Center
Researching a paper about romance novels or horror movies? Begin with this site, also the home of the international magazine of popular–culture criticism PopMatters.
The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
Research over 300 of the major movements, schools, and figures in literary criticism. This guide was compiled by 275 specialists from around the world.
Voice of the Shuttle: Literary Theory
This site at the University of California, Santa Barbara, indexes the important web resources on this topic. You’ll find opportunities to participate, via listings of newsgroups and conferences.

Literary Analysis Links


  1. Literary Analysis: Using Elements of Literature


    Students are asked to write literary analysis essays because this type of assignment encourages you to think about how and why a poem, short story, novel, …

  2. Purdue OWL: Writing a Literary Analysis Presentation


    This 14-slide presentation is designed to help teachers introduce writing literary analyses to their students.



    HOW TO WRITE A LITERARY ANALYSIS ESSAY. The purpose of a literary analysis essay is to carefully examine and sometimes evaluate a work of literature or …

  4. What is Literary Analysis? (and When to Teach It) | The Well-Trained …


    Susan Wise Bauer Do not reproduce without permission. Please give appropriate credit for ideas and quotes. I. Definition of literary analysis: Understanding the …

  5. Literary Analysis Guide | English Major & Minor | Goshen College


    Literary Analysis Guide. Side Navigation. In writing about literature or any specific text, you will strengthen your discussion if you offer specific passages from the …

  6. Writing a Literary Analysis Paper – Germanna Community College


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  7. [PDF]Basic Tips for Writing a Literary Analysis – Sierra College Library


    Basic Tips for Writing a Literary Analysis. 1. Write in the present tense. EXAMPLE: In Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily,” the townspeople visit Emily Grierson’s.

  8. Hints for Writing Effective Paragraphs of Literary Analysis


    Hints for Writing Effective Paragraphs of Literary Analysis From “Jazz and Literature” By Anne Fleischmann and Andy Jones. Well-organized paragraphs have …

  9. Literature (Fiction) – The Writing Center

    writingcenter.unc.edu › Handouts

    Writing an analysis of a piece of fiction can be a mystifying process. First, literary analyses(or papers that offer an interpretation of a story) rely on the assumption  …