The first step that anyone must take in order to study the American literature is to shortlist the type of literature that he/she wants to study and get an air of command on.
Now after short-listing the exact type of literature that one is interested in, the person should be making a list of the one’s that he/she is most interested in and should start the process by identifying and picking up the starting piece of literature.
Next the person should be looking to remove any types of distractions from the place where he/she intends to study the American literature. These distractions may be in the form of other people who are sitting or gossiping near-by the place where you intend to start the study. Other distractions may also be in the form of unwanted sounds or noises that disrupt the peace of the surroundings.
After doing this, the reader must look to annotate the text that is being studied. American literature can be best understood if they are aided with animations and annotations.
Finally, the reader should look to make the understanding better by going thoroughly through the text and the themes of the text of the literature. If these things are kept in regard, the task of studying American literature can be easily achieved.