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Professor Maroney - English 102 - Spring 2024: Literary Analysis and Criticism

What is literary criticism?

  • An interpretation of a literary work or body of work that is debatable.
  • A conversation with the written text.
  • An analysis and explication of literary work(s) using literary concepts (theories, devices, etc.)
  • A thesis that presents and arguable perspective of a literary work.

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