Need more? We've done our homework, and found several links that may be helpful to you in the long, at times painful process of writing a good literary analysis essay.
A detailed PDF supplying information and insight on the process of writing a literary analysis paper in a step-by-step fashion.
A site that not only gives definitions for certain literary terms, but explains the various types of literary essays to help you get started.
A site with loads of literary devices and their definitions. The definitions on some could be longer, but many have examples and concise but sufficient explanations.
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL), a segment of Purdue University, is filled with useful links and resources to do everything from write different types of papers to citations.
A page filled with links to other great writing resources.
We also decided to give you some helpful hints on how NOT to write a good literary analysis essay. Read, enjoy, and do not take notes.
Want a poor example of an essay, so you know what mistakes to avoid? Look no further.
Struggling with writing a good analogy is not unusual, but the students who wrote these take it to the next level. "Her hair glistened in the rain like nose hair after a sneeze."