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|| Writing about literature : a crash course -- The writer as reader : reading and responding -- The reader as writer : drafting and writing -- Two forms of criticism : explication and analysis -- Other kinds of writing about literature -- Literature, form, and meaning -- What is interpretation? -- What is evaluation? -- Writing about literature : an overview -- Writing about fiction : the world of the story -- Graphic fiction -- Writing about drama -- Writing about poetry -- Poems and pictures -- Writing about an author in depth -- Style and format -- Writing a research paper -- Appendix a. two stories -- Appendix b: how much do you know about citing sources? : a quiz with answers -- Index of authors, titles, and first lines of poems -- Index of terms.