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ENGL 133: Composition II: Literary and Cultural Analysis


This is a course module for ENGL133: English Composition II. 

On completion of this module you will be able to:

  • Recognize the multiple steps of the information research process
  • Recognize the role of one's own voice in the academic literary analysis conversation
  • Describe the difference between primary, secondary, and tertiary sources in literature
  • Identify tools to find tertiary and secondary sources that analyze primary sources 
  • Apply the process for finding tertiary and secondary sources to analyze a primary literary source

Here you'll find information and guidance for finding and effectively using resources for your literary analysis research papers.

The guide is laid out as a general series of steps you'll take as you progress through completing your analysis. Each page contains links and suggestions for resources that may help you through each step.


  1. Read through the text and watch the videos on each tab of this guide. 
  2. Complete activities 1, 2, and 3