Studying English literature: Excel in the study of novels, poems, plays, and more

What’s the difference between reading literature and really studying it? Learn how to switch your academic brain on and get the most out of poems, novels, plays, and stories with these brilliant techniques for maximum engagement. Perfect for keen readers, students, and those who wish to develop a more critical awareness about what they read.

   243 students completed this course

   95% recommend it to other students

   Teacher: K.C. Finn


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Course plan

Lesson 1. Introduction: Why Study Literature?
Lesson 2. Exploring Theme
Lesson 3. Exploring Character
Lesson 4. Exploring Setting
Lesson 5. Exploring Plot
Lesson 6. Stylistics
Lesson 7. Special Techniques: Poetry
Lesson 8. Special Techniques: Plays
Lesson 9. Writing It Up
Lesson 10. The Literature Checklist
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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