Academic Writing in Lit

Academic Writing in Lit - 24 March 2008 Academic Writing in...

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24 March 2008 Academic Writing in Literature As in all fields, research and analysis is applied to the humanities, and in particular literature. Before writing a review or paper of literary analysis, one must be familiar with the components of any for of academic writing in the field of literature. The elements that seem to be required for a sound academic essay are: - an overview and evaluation of a body of literature relating to a research topic, - an analysis of that literary work in order to identify certain key themes, topics, or categories, which may or may not be compared with other works and authors. With this basic introduction, it becomes obvious that what counts as evidence for this type of writing is the literary work itself, and most likely other works that can be compared with it in a variety of topics (themes, symbols, tone, etc.), as well as research or analysis from other researchers/observers. Catherine Orenstein uses the many different versions of Little Red Riding Hood
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