How to Write About Literature Books

Writing a review about a literature book is a very challenging job to do as it takes a lot of time to read the book critically and to develop a stance about it. You have to be very good at critical reading and must possess sound analytical skills to write about a literature book. You can’t write a good review about any literature book if you cannot analyse the things in a critical manner.

To write a review, you have to analyse all the characters, plot and story which has been discussed in it. Besides, you have to create a very good understanding about the overall social setting which has been depicted by the author. You can take help from the given steps for writing about a literature.

Instructions

  • 1

    Firstly, you have to read all the sections or chapters of the book thoroughly. Make notes for each section and keep count of every single detail in the text. It will be better for you to underline the key words, phrases, sentences, paragraphs, ideas and metaphors which the author has used to express his views. In addition, you should pay attention to thing which has been given special importance by the author.

  • 2

    You should analyse all the characters which are in the book. It is very important for you to study the association of the characters with the overall environment which has been created by the author. Authors use different kinds of social settings in their work, based on economics, politics, religion, science or any other issue. Therefore, you have to identify the scenarios in order to develop good understanding about the book. Moreover, it will help you to understand the variations between the perceptions and the behaviour of the characters.

  • 3

    After knowing the author’s viewpoint by analysing the story and the characters in the literature book, you should write an introduction about it which should portray its ideas concisely.

  • 4

    Then, you will write the main part of the review which can be divided into several parts (depending upon the size of the book). You will explain all the details of the literature book comprehensively in this part according to your analysis.

  • 5

    In the end of the review, you will write your conclusion about the literature book in which you will sum up your study. Just restate the main ideas of the author and express your point of view on it.


    In the end of the review, you will write your conclusion about the literature book in which you will sum up your study. Just restate the main ideas of the author and express your point of view on it.

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