High School Literary Analysis Worksheets and Printables

Literary analysis is studying and interpreting literature to gain a fuller understanding of what the author wanted to communicate, as well as how the historical context relates to the purpose of the writing. These literary analysis worksheets will let your high schooler dip his toes in to the deep pool of literary subtext with these familiar authors and works.
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Edgar Allan Poe: 'Eldorado' Edgar Allan Poe: "Eldorado" Edgar Allan Poe, Eldorado, poetry, reading comprehension, literary analysis, them, writing
Edgar Allan Poe: 'Annabel Lee' Edgar Allan Poe: "Annabel Lee" Introduce your student to a famous writer and poet: Edgar Allan Poe!
How to Write Like Mark Twain How to Write Like Mark Twain Inspire your middle school student to write like a pro!
How to Write like Jack Kerouac How to Write like Jack Kerouac Inspire your young writer with an activity on how to write like Jack Kerouac.
Walt Whitman: 'O Captain! my Captain!' Walt Whitman: "O Captain! my Captain!" For artistic writers and lovers of poetry, here's a literary analysis page featuring a famous poem by Walt Whitman.
Romeo and Juliet Worksheet Romeo and Juliet Worksheet Familiarize your high schooler with Shakespeare's most romantic and heartbreaking play with this two-page comprehension sheet.
Much Ado About Nothing Quotes Much Ado About Nothing Quotes Can you tell who said these Much Ado About Nothing quotes?
Hamlet Quotes Hamlet Quotes Murder, madness and suicide will hold the interest of your teenager as he studies Hamlet, a tragedy set in the Kingdom of Denmark.
Macbeth Quotes Macbeth Quotes Help your teenager review Macbeth, arguably Shakespeare's darkest play, with this worksheet featuring quotes and characters.
Othello Quotes Othello Quotes Though written over 400 years ago, Othello 's themes of love, jealousy and betrayal, racism are still current.
Midsummer Night's Dream Quotes Midsummer Night's Dream Quotes Help your teen become familiar with one of Shakespeare's funniest plays with this two-page worksheet which includes Midsummer Night's Dream quotes.
Literary analysis is studying and interpreting literature to gain a fuller understanding of what the author wanted to communicate, as well as how the historical context relates to the purpose of the writing. These literary analysis worksheets will let your high schooler dip his toes in to the deep pool of literary subtext with these familiar authors and works.