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Analysis of The Death of Author by Roland Barthes

Before starting “The Death of Author,” let’s review that modernism and post-moderni

Literary Criticism | Functions of Criticism | Principles of Criticism

The word criticism is derived from a Greek word that means ‘Judgement.’ It is a task of j

Marxism Literary Theory and Criticism in Literature

Marxist criticism is a theory that is commonly related by people to communism. Marxism is used in com

Defamiliarization in Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness”

The term “defamiliarization” could appear too technical to explain a process that ought t

Difference Between Russian Formalism and New Criticism

Both Formalism and new criticism are approaches that advocate for the particular use of language in l

What is New Criticism in Literature? | Principles of New Criticism

New Criticism was made prominent by John Crowe Ransom in his book “The New Criticism”, pu

What is Russian Formalism in Literature?

Russian formalism is a literary theory and analysis, which emerged in the second decade of the 20th c