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ENGL 150: Introduction to Literature

Study of major genres of literature.

Research for Short Story, Poetry, and Long Fiction Essays

This guide gathers together some of the best resources for researching authors and their work.  

For these assignments you will want to give the text(s) you choose a close, critical reading.  Contextual information and criticism about the author can help focus the lens of your reading. 

Use the tabs on the left-hand menu to find information on the author's life, themes, and stylistic concerns as well as an analysis of their work by others.