Category: Literary Criticism
Greek Gods and Goddesses Analysis

Greek God and Goddesses Analysis

In Greek mythology the universe created the gods, rather than the other way around. Heaven and Earth existed first as vague entities, and their children were the Titans. The children of the Titans were the Olympians, the principal Greek gods. The Titans, or Elder Gods, ruled the universe until the gods overthrew them. Cronus (in […]

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Figures of Speech

Figures of Speech

Figures of speech are words or phrases that depart from straightforward literal language. Figures of speech are often used and crafted for emphasis, freshness, expression, or clarity.

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Deconstruction Literary Theory

Deconstruction Literary Theory

Literary theory • Remember – it is a “lens” through which we look at literature • Takes us away from the basic “high school” ways of analyzing literature – Theme, Setting, Symbolism – Character motivation, Plot, etc.

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Feminist Criticism

Feminist literary criticism is literary criticism informed by feminist theory, or more broadly, by the politics of feminism. It uses the principles and ideology of feminism to critique the language of literature.  

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