How to study and write for English

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Composition Strategies
Did you know that there are study guides for composition?
http://muskingum.edu/%7ecal/database/content/composition.html
Guide to Literary Terms
Includes examples with the definitions. Do you know what an allusion is?
http://muskingum.edu/%7ecal/database/content/literature2.html
How to read Literature Critically
Try these 6 easy steps, including metaphors and archetypes.
http://www.enotes.com/topics/how-read-literature-critically
How to study Shakespeare
Here's how to use mind map to help you study Shakespeare.
http://www.usingmindmaps.com/how-to-learn-shakespeare.html
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.
http://www.tc.umn.edu/~jewel001/CollegeWriting/WRITELIT/ReadLit.htm
Glossary of Literary Terms
Learn how to talk the talk for Literature classes.
http://rwc.hunter.cuny.edu/reading-writing/on-line/lit-terms.html
Checklist of Elements in Literature
How to make yourself look smart. Use this crib sheet for your literature classes!
http://www.muskingum.edu/~cal/database/content/literature6.html
How to Read a Poem
It's not a novel. Use these guidelines to learn how to read a poem and understand it!
http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/ReadingPoetry.html
Poetry Explications
Paragraph by paragraph detailed help on how to write a detailed analysis of a poem.
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/poetry-explications/
Getting an A on an English Paper
Find out what professors are looking for in 5 major sections: thesis, research, close reading, style, mechanics.
http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/EngPaper/
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.
http://rwc.hunter.cuny.edu/reading-writing/on-line/qfor-lit.html
The Basics of an English Research Paper
Did you know that an English research paper is analytical? Find out the expectations here.
http://writing2.richmond.edu/writing/wweb/english/basics.html
Using Literary Quotations
Using literary quotations from how to incorporate quotations into sentences and emphasize your main ideas to documenting the quotations.
http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/QuoLiterature.html
Writing About Literature: Guidelines for Literature Papers
Double your money: These guidelines apply not only to essays about literature, but to any persuasive essay!
http://rwc.hunter.cuny.edu/reading-writing/on-line/writing-about-literature.html
Writing About Literature
Demystifying the process. How to write a paper about Fiction in just 9 steps!
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/literature-fiction/
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.
http://rwc.hunter.cuny.edu/reading-writing/on-line/lit-poem.html
How to Write a Summary
Sometimes it's the shorter writing assignments that are harder to do.
http://cwl.oregonstate.edu/sites/default/files/writing_tips_handouts/h-sum.html
Summary:using it wisely
How do you know if you are summarizing? See this checklist.
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/summary-using-it-wisely/