What Is Literary Analysis, Exactly?

Literary interpretation is fundamentally interested in the question of what a text means. What is this text about? What ideas does this text communicate?

What is literary analysis?

Literary Analysis Literary interpretation is fundamentally interested in the question of what a text means. What is this text about? What ideas does this text communicate?  To answer the fundamental questions, we pursue a diagnostic analysis of the text, assessing the structure of a work and its component parts. Then we step back and analyze the textContinue reading “What is literary analysis?”