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Literary Resources on the Net (Lynch)

Literary Resources on the Net (Lynch)
Literary Resources on the Net These pages are maintained by Jack Lynch of Rutgers — Newark. Comments and corrections are welcome. Search for a (single) word: Or choose one of the following categories: General Sources These sources are too important to be buried in my miscellaneous pages, and too miscellaneous to be put anywhere else. The Voice of the Shuttle Alan Liu's superb collection of electronic resources for the humanities. Calls for Papers A current list from the cfp@english.upenn.edu mailing list. About These Pages This set of pages is a collection of links to sites on the Internet dealing especially with English and American literature, excluding most single electronic texts, and is limited to collections of information useful to academics — I've excluded most poetry journals, for instance. This page is maintained by Jack Lynch. Related:  Teaching Literature (OIB)

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Literary Criticism Online Writing Forms of Poetry Worksheets Descriptive Writing Guide - Guided Practice - Awesome Checklists View Now... Writing Starters: Volume 1 - Creative Writing - Real-to-Life View Now... Step-by-step Forms of Poetry Worksheets Each of these sheets are two pages. Writing Acrostic Poetry - This form of poetry takes the very letters of a word or phrase and prompts you to write sentences that are both themed to the word or phrase and contain the letter(s) you are working with. Alphabet Poetry - This format uses the letters of the alphabet in order. Autobiographical Poetry - Write about yourself and be critical. Writing Ballads - Usually written in singing format, they can really make the classroom a fun place. Cinquain Poetry - This is a very standardized format that math oriented people like, for some reason. Color Poetry - Express all your senses when using this format. Diamante Poetry - When I was a kid, the teacher introduced this poem format as the style that is shaped like a "woman's best friend". Lie Poetry - These are awesome!

THE GOTHIC : Materials for Study The Gothic: Materials for Study A hypertext anthology for ENEC 981: The Novel of Sensibility Written and Compiled by: Christine Ruotolo, Ami Berger, Liz DeGaynor, Zach Munzenrider, and Amanda French Contents Introduction Individual and Social Psychologies of the GothicThe Female GothicThe Gothic and the SupernaturalGothic Drama Annotated Bibliography Englishbiz - GCSE English and English Literature Revision Guides ENG 1001: Writing Resources Text only The resources linked below are designed for students in the course and should be especially useful as you are working on writing assignments. The Writing Process Guidelines for All Essays Sample Essays and Checklists Thesis, Organization, the Support and Development of Ideas Punctuation, Grammar, Word Choice Style Writing with Sources Evaluation of Essays Miscellaneous External Links The Web pages linked above were prepared by the instructor for the course. Copyright Randy Rambo, 2014.

BookRags.com | Book Summaries, Study Guides, Essays, Lesson Plans, & Homework Help Literature and civilisation John Lye's Courses and Sources Pages A Guide Designed for His Year 1 Students by Professor John Lye Copyright John Lye 1996, 1997 This is a guide to what you might look for in analyzing literature, particularly poetry and fiction. An analysis explains what a work of literature means, and how it means it; it is essentially an articulation of and a defense of an interpretation which shows how the resources of literature are used to create the meaningfulness of the text. There are people who resist analysis, believing that it 'tears apart' a work of art; however a work of art is an artifice, that is, it is made by someone with an end in view: as a made thing, it can be and should be analyzed as well as appreciated. The ultimate end of analysis is, first and foremost, a deeper understanding and a fuller appreciation of the literature -- you learn to see more, to uncover or create richer, denser, more interesting meanings. I: Critical Analysis of Poetry The process of analyzing a poem Elements of analysis 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

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