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Literary Criticism: Home

This guide will help you locate critical analysis and interpretation.

Locating Literary Criticism 

This guide will help you locate criticism, interpretation, and analysis of literary works.  

If you are doing a research paper that requires critical analysis of a novel, short story, play or essay,

this is a great place to start. You will also find sources for plot overview, character analysis and general theme.


The tabs at the top will lead you to resources for your paper. 

If you have more questions or need assistance, speak with a Reference Librarian!

Library Help

Need Help Getting Started?

  • Speak with your professor about your topic. Make sure you understand what is expected.
  • Work with a Librarian to locate good sources. We are always available at the Info Commons Desk.
  • Make an appointment at the Writing Center.  English faculty tutors will work with you. 
  • Check out the More Help tab at the top.