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Even people who love reading can find the idea of a literary analysis to be challenging. This is unfortunate, because the whole goal of a literary analysis is for the reader to consider how and why a work was written. What message was the author trying to convey? Why did he or she want to convey that message? However, because there are quite a few elements expected in a literary analysis, many students find themselves overwhelmed by those expectations. While our library of study guides, which break down some of the world’s most famous works of literature by some of the world’s best authors, can be a tremendous help for students-in-need, we also want to make sure you understand all of the steps of a literature analysis.

The first step in a literature analysis is to understand the characters and the role that they play in the novel. Characterization is clear in some works of literature. For example, Shakespeare’s… [ Read More ]