Find free interpretations of literary quotes on many study guide websites, such as, and, as of December 2015. These websites provide interpretive notes on many major texts studied... More » Art & Literature Literature

You can access the SparkNotes for "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini for free by going to and searching for "The Kite Runner." You can also purchase physical copies of the SparkNotes at Barnes and Noble ... More » Art & Literature Literature

Study guides for Act 1 of "Macbeth" are available on and Both study guides cover the entire play but include extensive material on Act 1 specifically. More » Art & Literature Literature

Some common literary themes are love, sacrifice and struggle, and the idea of life and death. Love is the most common theme in all of literature. More » Art & Literature Literature

The five basic types of literary conflict are internal conflict, external conflict, person versus person, person versus nature and person versus self. Categories of literary conflict can be simplified to internal conflic... More »

When writing literary analysis essays, first find any literary devices the author has implemented in the story or poem. Choosing the top three devices used, then find examples of each to bolster the argument in the essay... More » Art & Literature Literature

Literary devices are creative techniques used in storytelling or writing. They include metaphors, oxymorons, irony, hyperbole, analogies and internal rhymes. Specific parts of a story or piece of literature, such as plot... More »