How to study and write for English
How to study Shakespeare
Here's how to use mind map to help you study Shakespeare.
How to Read Literature Critically
English profs have special rules for reading literature, especially if you have to write about it. Find out the secrets here.
Glossary of Literary Terms
Learn how to talk the talk for Literature classes.
How to Read a Poem
It's not a novel. Use these guidelines to learn how to read a poem and understand it!
Paragraph by paragraph detailed help on how to write a detailed analysis of a poem.
Critical Reading: A Guide
Do you have to write as paper for your lit class? Here is a guide for analyzing a poem, analyzing fiction, analyzing prose in fiction or writing an analytical essay.
Getting an A on an English Paper
Find out what professors are looking for in 5 major sections: thesis, research, close reading, style, mechanics.
Invention: Questions for Writing about Literature
A must have handout. Post this in your study area. It has the questions to ask for any English paper on Fiction, Poetry or Drama.
The Basics of an English Research Paper
Did you know that an English research paper is analytical? Find out the expectations here.
What is an Academic Paper?
No matter what the topic or course, you may need to know such things as what it means to write for college or construct an informed argument. Plus this resource gives Tips for Newcomers. Definitely a good place to start.
Writing About Literature: Guidelines for Literature Papers
Double your money: These guidelines apply not only to essays about literature, but to any persuasive essay!
Writing About Literature
Demystifying the process. How to write a paper about Fiction in just 9 steps!
Writing About Literature: Explicating a Poem and Symbolism
My Prof told me to explicate a poem. What is that! Oh, and yes, I'm supposed to talk about symbolism as well. Help.