Studying Literature

Studying Literature : A Student's Guide to Reading and Understanding Literary Works

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Concise and straightforward, "Studying Literature" explains the components of the major literary genres, traditional analytical methods and theoretical approaches. The author lists internet sites for further study possibilites.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 134 x 212 x 10mm | 240.4g
  • Abergale, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated
  • 184025131X
  • 9781840251319

Table of contents

The conventions of literary genres; understanding events sequencing; getting acquainted with characters; the influence of the narrator; the influence of the setting; getting the message; the effect of metaphor; the effect of imagery; analysing symbolism; listening to the tone; the relevance of the author's life; reading from your own point of view; web sites for literature students.
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