Resources for Students

How to Interpret My Comments on Your Essays

Marking Codes

Dr. Jenstad’s Abbreviations

Good Advice

Three Rules of Citation

Critical Verbs. Choose the best verb for the literary-critical task!

Dr. Jenstad’s How-To Guides

How to write the preface to an annotated bibliography

How to write a plot summary

Research Question Generator

How to Ask for a Reference Letter


Writing Samples

Sample plot summary: Henry V

Sample scene-by-scene summary: Henry V

Sample scene-by-scene summary (short): Henry V