In the Oregon State Guide to English Literary Terms, our faculty and graduate students define common literary devices and offer short lessons on how to use them in essays and other forms of literary criticism. The series is designed to be a free, online, creative commons (CC BY) resource for high school and college English teachers and students, offering them tools to engage meaningfully with challenging literary texts. To see the videos and their transcripts, please click on the links below. To support dual language instruction and learning, we have added Spanish as well as English subtitles to many of our videos (marked in orange).
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