Search literary criticisms for the world's most written about works. Also includes some biographies and primary resources. Research poetry, find poems, analyze short stories, find a short story, fiction, drama and theater works.
FROM the UNC page: "A poetry explication is a relatively short analysis which describes the possible meanings and relationships of the words, images, and other small units that make up a poem. Writing an explication is an effective way for a reader to connect a poem’s plot and conflicts with its structural features. This handout reviews some of the important techniques of approaching and writing a poetry explication, and includes parts of two sample explications."