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Language and Literature: Researching Plays: Home

This Library Guide offers assistance in writing research papers on plays. It provides information on drama as a literary genre, important elements of drama, reading a play, and other information.

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This page offers a definition of dramatic literature and identifies and discusses the components/elements of a play.  It also provides information on how to read a play and write a research paper.

Special thanks to Houston Cole Library intern Alanna R. Cole for assistance in the preparation of this LibGuide.

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