The Essentials of Literature: A Tutor's Guide

  • A guide to English writing techniques, including real examples from famous literary works by the likes of Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, Tennessee Williams and Percy Bysshe Shelley. Includes literary concepts ranging from simile, metaphor and hyperbole to pathos, irony and chiasmus. Themes such as social alienation, the voyeur, the female voice and awakening are also covered. Short exercises included for each chapter.