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Not all high school English curricula include literary criticism. For this reason, it can be hard to find high-qaulity resources for teaching lit crit in secondary English. With this in mind, I've put together a collection of 40 poems, dramas, novels, short stories, essays, articles, and informational texts to use with literary criticism. This collection covers the major schools of literary theory, including biographical criticism, formalism, New Criticism, Marxism, feminist theory, ...

Teaching literary criticism can be challenging, but these text selections will help teachers pair critical lenses with suitable texts.

23. Nick Lowe's visual summary of Aristotle's Poetics by natematias, via Flickr

In 2007, Clare Owens and I organised a panel at the Manchester Hypertext conference on Tragedy in Electronic Literature. At the panel, Nick Lowe showed this slide summarizing Aristotle's view on Tragedy in The Poetics. Notes from the panel.

How to Identify and Write About Literary Symbols With Confidence

Having trouble writing about literary symbols or finding them in the first place? You’re not alone. This post shows you how to search for & analyze symbols.

Learning Specialist and Teacher Materials - Good Sensory Learning: Literary Devices: Free Handout and Link to New Publication

Over the years, my students have come to sessions seeking help with literary devices. They have expressed confusion over the terms: literary devices, literary terms, literary elements and figurative language, and they also struggle with the many definitions. What are Literary Devices, Literary Terms, Literary Elements and Figurative Language? Literary Devices are creative writing strategies used by an author to convey his or her message(s). When used well, literary devices help readers to…

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