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Studying for English 102 - Summary
Check out these convenient American literature study resources to improve your literary knowledge and analysis skills. These helpful study materials can be accessed on any computer or mobile device, which allows you to study wherever you happen to be. These online resources are designed to help you:
- Analyze literary techniques used in American literature
- Compare and contrast American literary readings
- Study many more American literature topics!
How They Work
Using these American literature study tools can help you better understand and master effective methods for reading and analyzing English texts.
- Open a resource related to the topic you're studying
- Review the concepts used to analyze English literature
- Follow the instructions for each set of practice exercises to develop new skills
1. Analyzing Literary Techniques in American Literature Readings: Essay Prompts
In English 102, you learned so much about American literature and techniques for analysis. This lesson offers you a chance to assess your own understanding.
2. Comparing & Contrasting American Literature Readings: Essay Prompts
Learning how to compare and contrast works from different periods is an important aspect of literary analysis. This lesson gives you a chance to put what you learned in English 102 to the test.
Analyzing American Literature Flashcards
Use these flashcards to review the steps taken in literary analysis. You'll be able to focus specifically on looking at American literature and literary movements.
Analyzing American Poetry & Prose Flashcards
Use this set of flashcards to focus on the terms used to analyze American literature, including poetry and prose. You'll be able to consider the literary techniques used in this category of writing.
Colonial & Early National Period in Literature Flashcards
You can work with these flashcards to review the writers of the colonial and early national periods of American literature. You'll be able to consider specific works and literary genres.
Romantic Period in Literature Flashcards
Get familiar with the characteristics of the American Romantic period by accessing these flashcards. You'll be able to go over the works of writers like Washington Irving and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Dark Romantic Literature Flashcards
The flashcards in this set will review literature created by Dark Romantic writers. You'll be able to focus on stories by Poe, Hawthorne, Melville and more.
Transcendentalism in Literature Flashcards
You can access these flashcards to review the Transcendentalist movement. Get familiar with the works of famous Transcendentalists and the ideals associated with this movement.
Realism in Literature Flashcards
Focus on the Realism literary period by checking out this set of flashcards. You can review works by famous novelists during this time period and the characteristics that connect their writings.
Modernist Prose & Plays Flashcards
Go over some of the famous novels and plays created during the Modernist literary period with this set of flashcards. You'll be able to review works by Hemingway, Faulkner and more.
Modernist Poetry Flashcards
Go over the characteristics of Modernist poetry with this set of flashcards. You can consider important poets in this movement as well as specific poems.
The Harlem Renaissance & Literature Flashcards
Check out the literary works created during the Harlem Renaissance with the flashcards in this set. You can look at the factors that influenced this movement and the artists associated with it.
Literature of the Contemporary Period Flashcards
Focus on the literary works created in the contemporary period with this set of flashcards. You can go over novels, plays and poems written in this period.
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Other chapters within the English 102: American Literature course
- Introduction to American Literature
- Analyzing American Literature
- Colonial and Early National Period in Literature
- Romantic Period in Literature
- Dark Romantics
- Transcendentalism in Literature
- Realism in Literature
- Modernist Prose and Plays
- Modernist Poetry
- The Harlem Renaissance and Literature
- Literature of the Contemporary Period
- Required Assignments for English 102