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Literary Analyses

Guidelines for Writing Literary Analysis—Kirsten M. Christensen, Notre Dame University
Devised for Germanic studies students, with cross-discipline applicability.
http://www.nd.edu/~kchriste/courses/
wall_in_head/lit_analysis.html



Conventions of Writing Papers about Literature—Celia Easton, SUNY Geneseo
Straightforward overview of common pitfalls, concerns, and strategies.
http://mosaic.cc.geneseo.edu/~easton/convlitpap.html


Literary Analysis Guide: Analyzing a Passage—Goshen College
Strategies for analyzing individual passages as the basis for analyzing longer texts, with examples.
http://www.goshen.edu/english/litanalysis.html


Writing Papers of Literary Analysis—Seamus Cooney, Western Michigan University
Organization, content, what to avoid, mechanics
http://homepages.wmich.edu/~cooneys/tchg/lit/adv/lit.papers.html


Literary Resources—Robert Harris, Virtual Salt
Tools for understanding the novel's place in literature, its form, and associated resources.
http://www.virtualsalt.com/lit/


A Glossary of Literary Terms—Robert Harris, Virtual Salt
http://www.virtualsalt.com/litterms.htm


The Personal Computer as a Tool for Literary Analysis —Robert Harris, Virtual Salt
Discovering and tracking text features to reveal patterns, verify themes, and determine readability levels.
http://www.virtualsalt.com/comptool.htm


Modern Poetry: The PoetryMagic Home Page—LitLangs Ltda. (Santiago, Chile)
Comprehensive poetry resource: definitions, terminology, genre and writing guides, poetry pages and directories.
http://www.poetrymagic.co.uk/


Poetry Analysis
http://www.poetrymagic.co.uk/critiquing.html


Poetry Structures—Paul McCann
Rigorous and whimsical poetry forms, their origins and intricacies, with examples.
http://home.vicnet.net.au/~poems/ps/


A Small Anthology of Poems—Seamus Cooney, Western Michigan University
Classic and contemporary poetry, a varied selection.
http://homepages.wmich.edu/~cooneys/poems/index.html


Electronic Text Center—University of Virginia
Offers "tens of thousands" of historic and literary texts and images.
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/


Directory of Electronic Text Centers—Mary Mallery, Rutgers University
U.S. and Canadian collections.
http://www.ceth.rutgers.edu/


CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts—University of County Cork
Archive of Irish history and literary texts in Irish, Latin, Anglo-Norman French, and English.
http://www.ucc.ie/celt/


Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts—D. L. Ashliman, University of Pittsburgh
Folklore, mythology, fairy tales.
http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts.html


Arts and Letters DailyThe Chronicle of Higher Education
Newpapers, columns, journals, reviews, annotated selections, updated six days a week, archived from 1998.
http://www.aldaily.com


Strunk and White's classic textThe Elements of Style gives "in a brief space the principal requirements of plain English style."
http://www.bartleby.com/141/




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