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ENG102 - Writing II- Jason Pratt: Poetry Criticism

This Guide will help walk you through your research paper assignment requiring critical analysis of one of the works of literature you have read this semester.

ALEPH - our online catalog

Search ALEPH, our online catalog, for books and media containing criticism of specific authors.  Search under "Subject begins with", entering the author's last name, and then first name.  Look for the subheading "Criticism and interpretation." 

Example:  Frost, Robert - Criticism and interpretation.

For books and media dealing with criticism of poetry in general, search for subject headings. 


Poetry - history and criticism

American poetry - history and criticism

Poetry - themes, motives


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Poetry Criticism - Reference Books

Subject Guide

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Mary Beth Morse

Where are the books?

Our circulating collection is located on the library's 3rd and 4th floors.

If the book's call number begins with the letters A - L, the book is on the 4th floor

If the book's call number begins with the letters M - Z, the book is on the 3rd floor.

For assistance locating a book, check with the Reference Librarian.

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