ENGL 1001W - Introduction to Literature: Poetry, Drama, Narrative

Presentation for Introduction to Literature

Reference and Background Information on Authors, Themes

Literary Analysis: Words, Language, Allusions, and Symbols

Scholarly Journal Articles and Literary Criticism

Popular Magazine Articles/General Databases

Newspaper Articles

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