Guidelines for Reading and Analyzing Literature Literature is classified by genre (type or kind). Although critics disagree on how to define and label different genres, the three basic forms of literature are prose, drama, and poetry. Most works we read as literature are imaginative (fictional), but some nonimaginative (nonfictional) works are read as literature as well. Teacher's Guides Penguin Group (USA) Morning essentials: a latte and Jojo Moyes' PARIS FOR ONE, now available! ???? Start reading: 1 day ago Penguin Group (USA) Enter to win up to 10 copies of THE MOTHERS by Brit Bennett? for you and your book club members! Literature.org - The Online Literature Library Bad Blurbs Leaves of Grass -- "Walt Whitman is as unacquainted with art as a hog is with mathematics. His poems, we must call them so for convenience, resemble nothing so much as the war-cry of the red Indians . . . or rather, perhaps, this Walt Whitman reminds us of Caliban flinging down his logs, and setting himself to write a poem." London Critic, 1855 Poems of Emily Dickinson -- ". . . for the most part the ideas [in Miss Dickinson's book] totter and toddle, not having learned to walk. In spite of this, several of the quatrains are curiously touching, they have such a pathetic air of yearning to be poems." Atlantic Monthly, 1892
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