Literary Work Word Analysis

Submitted by Melanie Hubbard on May 16th, 2018
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Short Description: 

In this exercise students use the Voyant word analysis tool to analyze Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time. (Any literary work would work.)

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Learning Outcomes: 

Students will gain: an understanding of how Voyant (and other word analysis tools) work and the basic ability to use the tool, an understanding of how word analysis can be used for literary studies, and the ability to think critically about word analysis tools.

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Suggested Citation: 
Hubbard, Melanie. "Literary Work Word Analysis ." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2018.