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ENGL 226: Film as Literature: Getting Started

What You Need To Do First

Watch Your Film

  • Your best understanding of your film and related literature comes from your own watching, reading and thinking

  • Critical sources are intended to assist your own analysis.

  • You will be able to use critical sources much more effectively after you have acquired personal knowledge of the works.

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  • Search our FAQs or contact us if you need help with research. 
  • Tutoring is available online through your Blackboard Course. More information can be found at our Online Tutoring Page.
  • If you need help finding access to computers and/or the internet, send an email to assist@frederick.edu or call 301-846-2469.

Find Background Information and Overviews of Your Film

Find biographical and critical information on directors and works of film.

Best Databases for Film Criticism

Film Analysis Websites

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