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How to Create a Reverse Outline

Reverse Outline: A useful tool As you work with a text —essay, story, speech, article, or fable, it can be helpful to create a reverse outline. This can help you see the structure of the piece and the flow of ideas, … Continue reading

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Sample Compare-Contrast Essay Outline

Sample compare-contrast essay outline Here is a sample outline for an essay comparing and contrasting Achilles’ and Odysseus’ attitudes toward war. This example is excerpted from the Excellence in Literature Handbook for Writers, which contains much more information on this topic … Continue reading

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Literary Analysis: Elements of Narrative

Learn basic concepts of literary analysis, including plot, character, and setting with Professor Randy Laist of Goodwin College. Continue reading

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Techniques of Literary Summary and Analysis

Using the nursery rhyme, “Jack and Jill,” Professor Randy Laist explains basic techniques of literary summary and analysis. Continue reading

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Andrew Pudewa talks about Excellence in Literature

Andrew Pudewa talks about what makes Excellence in Literature different from other high school literary analysis courses. Continue reading

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