English Resources

ON CAMPUS

LITERATURE & COMPOSITION RESOURCES

WRITING RESOURCES

FURTHER INVOLVEMENT & RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

LITERARY CONCEPTS AND VOCABULARY

 

Literary terms for classical and medieval literature and science fiction:

Bedford St. Martins Glossary of Literary Terms

Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL): Writing in Literature

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/4/17/

 

Online reprint of literary terms from Essentials of Literature in English post 1914

Definition of “literature”:

 POETIC AND FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE

 

Rhythm and Meter in Poetry:

The difference between symbol, image, and allegory:

Top 20 figures of speech:

An Online Rhetoric: (includes rhetorical figures)

WRITING ABOUT LITERATURE 

Writing about Poetry:

RESEARCH IN LITERATURE: FINDING AND USING SECONDARY SOURCES

 

Murphy Library (UW-L) Periodical Databases for English:

MLA In-text Citations:

MLA Works Cited (bibliography) Format:

MLA style for quoting lines of poetry:

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