Renoir Young Girl Reading

When writing about literature, you follow the same basic conventions required of any expository essay. That is, you

There are a few conventions in writing about literature of which you should be aware.


And if you need help getting started or with a rough draft, please feel free to see me in my office (my office location and hours are posted on the Schedule) or e-mail me at annw708@gmail.com.

About Wikipedia

Avoid citing Wikipedia in academic essays. Since it is not edited by reputable experts, it often has errors and isn't reliable. It's okay to use it as a starting point for your own research, but go on and find other sources to verify the information, and cite those in your essay.