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ENG102 - Writing II- Jason Pratt: Short Story 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:  Erdrich, Louise- Criticism and interpretation.

For books and media dealing with criticism of short stories in general, search for "words in subject": 


Short stories history and criticism

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  Short Story Criticism - Reference Books

This is a sample of some books in the Reference collection that might help with your assignment.

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