How to Comment a Literary Text
2 Pages Posted: 19 Sep 2015 Last revised: 6 Jul 2017
Date Written: September 18, 2015
This is a concise practical set of guidelines on the commentary of literary texts, aimed at undergraduate students of literature. It addresses a number of different aspects in the text and the student's interaction with it: reading, authorship, theme, rhetoric and style, enunciation and address, genre and intertextuality, matters of history and ideology, gender and representation, evaluation, writing style and referencing.
Keywords: Literature, Commentary, Writing guides, Criticism
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