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English 103: Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

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English 103: Analyzing and Interpreting Literature has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. This course's short lessons and quizzes can help you quickly boost your literary analysis skills. Study the course at any time and jumpstart your degree program!
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10 chapters in English 103: Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

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Ch 1. Introduction to Analyzing and Interpreting Literature {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[310319].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Inference? - How to Infer Intended Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Constructing Meaning with Context Clues, Prior Knowledge & Word Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4674].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4674].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Reading Strategies Using Visualization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4675].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4675].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Are Connotation and Denotation? - Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Understanding Tone and Mood in a Reading Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4678].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4678].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Close Reading vs. Big Picture Reading Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4679].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4679].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Interpreting Literary Meaning: How to Use Text to Guide Your Interpretation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4680].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4680].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is a Metaphor? - Examples, Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4104].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4104].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Synecdoche vs. Metonymy: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4105].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4105].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Cliches, Paradoxes & Equivocations: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4106].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4106].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Similes in Literature: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4107].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4107].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Personification and Apostrophe: Differences & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4108].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4108].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Types of Irony: Examples & Definitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4109].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4109].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Allusion and Illusion: Definitions and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4110].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4110].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Are Literary Motifs? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Point of View: First, Second & Third Person Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1333].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1333].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Narrators in Literature: Types and Definitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4588].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4588].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What is Foreshadowing? - Types, Examples & Definitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4112].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4112].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - What is Catharsis? - Definition, Examples & History in Literature and Drama Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4113].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4113].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Allegory in Literature: History, Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4114].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4114].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Consonance, Assonance, and Repetition: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4115].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4115].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Understatement & Litotes: Differences, Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4116].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4116].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Euphemism: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Symbolism & Imagery in Literature: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4118].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4118].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Blank Verse: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14683].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14683].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Is Free Verse Poetry? - Examples & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14684].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14684].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Narrative Poems: Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14685].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14685].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Odes: Forms & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14686].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14686].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Sonnets: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Elegy Poems: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14688].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14688].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Dramatic Poetry: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22426].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22426].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Drama? - Terms, Time Periods and Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9047].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9047].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - History of Drama: Dramatic Movements and Time Periods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9048].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9048].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Elements of Drama: Characters, Plot, Setting & Symbolism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9049].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9049].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Tragedy in Drama: Classical to Modern Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9050].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9050].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Dramatic Comedy: History and Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9051].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9051].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Dramatic Farce: History, Examples and Playwrights Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9052].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9052].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Elements of Melodrama: From Early Theater to the Modern Soap Opera Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9053].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9053].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Futurism, Dada, Surrealism & Expressionism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9054].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9054].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Epic Theatre: Brecht Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13857].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13857].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Theatre of Cruelty: Artaud Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13858].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13858].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Theatre of the Absurd Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13859].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13859].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Analyzing Dramatic Works: Theme, Character Development & Staging Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9055].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9055].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How to Write a Great Essay Quickly Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1366].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1366].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Practicing Essay Writing to Get Better at Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1367].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1367].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Writing for Your Audience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1368].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1368].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Edit and Improve Essay Content Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1369].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1369].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Proofread an Essay for Spelling and Grammar Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1370].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1370].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What are Logical Fallacies? - Define, Identify and Avoid Them Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2693].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2693].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Audience Opposition: Anticipating and Refuting Opposing Views in Your Essays Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2694].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2694].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Focus Your Essay and Respond to the Essay Prompt Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2695].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2695].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How to Write a Persuasive Essay and Use Several Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1365].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1365].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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