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Steven K.
100/hour

Experienced and Patient Writing, Literature and Humanities Coach

As a college professor I have taught students of all abilities, from struggling basic writers and English as a second language students to advanced literature scholars. Having studied Latin, Germanic, Romance and Celtic languages and... read more

100/hour
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188 hours tutoring Literature out of 4,228 hours
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As a college professor I have taught students of all abilities, from struggling basic writers and English as a second language students to advanced literature scholars. Having studied Latin, Germanic, Romance and Celtic languages and... read more

Nathan A.
80/hour

College Application Essay Coach

I've taught literature at the college level since 2005, and have tutored students needing help with this subject since 2008. I have a bachelor's degree in Literature, and my doctoral dissertation deals with American... read more

80/hour
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112 hours tutoring
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I've taught literature at the college level since 2005, and have tutored students needing help with this subject since 2008. I have a bachelor's degree in Literature, and my doctoral dissertation deals with American... read more

Phillip P.
250/hour

Award-winning PhD educator: English, reading, writing, ACT,(P)SAT

Plus, I taught the following high school English classes at a High School during my eight-year teaching career: -AP Language and Composition (11th-12th Grades) -AP Literature and Composition (11th-12th Grades) -Honors English 10 (10th... read more

250/hour
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51 hours tutoring Literature out of 1,211 hours
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Plus, I taught the following high school English classes at a High School during my eight-year teaching career: -AP Language and Composition (11th-12th Grades) -AP Literature and Composition (11th-12th Grades) -Honors English 10 (10th... read more

Kaylena R.
75/hour

English Literature & Writing and Social Work Tutor

Hey there! As a graduate from Bethel University in St. Paul, MN, I taught 11th and 12th grade English Literature and Writing and tutored in the writing center in Coon Rapids, MN. I also taught 8th grade Language Arts in Sioux Falls, SD,... read more

75/hour
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4 hours tutoring Literature out of 302 hours
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Hey there! As a graduate from Bethel University in St. Paul, MN, I taught 11th and 12th grade English Literature and Writing and tutored in the writing center in Coon Rapids, MN. I also taught 8th grade Language Arts in Sioux Falls, SD,... read more

Linda B.
65/hour

Literature: Two MA's in English; 15 yrs. Exp. with All Skill Levels

I have been a "Highly Effective" high school teacher in American literature and British literature for several years. As an Advanced Placement Composition teacher, I teach students how to rhetorically analyze and write... read more

65/hour
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63 hours tutoring Literature out of 1,723 hours
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I have been a "Highly Effective" high school teacher in American literature and British literature for several years. As an Advanced Placement Composition teacher, I teach students how to rhetorically analyze and write... read more

Sandy L.
45/hour

Experienced Literature and Language Arts Tutor

My degree was a double major in English Literature and Performing Arts, with a minor in Social Sciences. I earned an MFA in Theatre Directing. I have written numerous plays for children, all of which have been performed. I began... read more

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80 hours tutoring Literature out of 296 hours
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My degree was a double major in English Literature and Performing Arts, with a minor in Social Sciences. I earned an MFA in Theatre Directing. I have written numerous plays for children, all of which have been performed. I began... read more

Gre C.
60/hour

Max Results! Extremely Effective Coach: Essay Writing, Test Prep, ESL

MAXIMUM RESULTS, MINIMUM TIME! Hi! Are you stuck in your writing process, test prep, or English learning? Are you struggling to get your assignments completed and turned in on time? Do you need more skills to maintain the level of success you... read more

60/hour
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1 hours tutoring Literature out of 1,124 hours
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MAXIMUM RESULTS, MINIMUM TIME! Hi! Are you stuck in your writing process, test prep, or English learning? Are you struggling to get your assignments completed and turned in on time? Do you need more skills to maintain the level of success you... read more

Julie T.
60/hour

UCLA Grad for English, Math, Science, Test prep

I have a wide range of literature experience. I have taught literature for more 15 years and am well read in classics and humanities as well as modern lit. I have experience in literature analysis and in understanding... read more

60/hour
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10 hours tutoring Literature out of 304 hours
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I have a wide range of literature experience. I have taught literature for more 15 years and am well read in classics and humanities as well as modern lit. I have experience in literature analysis and in understanding... read more

Adam W.
80/hour

PhD in History/Literature, AP Grader, 15 Years Teaching Experience

I have a BA in English Literature, with a specialization in Literary Criticism. I've taught English Language and Literature at AP, Honors and standard levels, both in the US and abroad, inclusive of courses in American, British... read more

80/hour
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605 hours tutoring Literature out of 4,768 hours
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I have a BA in English Literature, with a specialization in Literary Criticism. I've taught English Language and Literature at AP, Honors and standard levels, both in the US and abroad, inclusive of courses in American, British... read more

Neil L.
70/hour

GRE prep

I scored in the 97th percentile on the verbal portion of the GRE and in the 92nd percentile of the special test on Literature. Actually, on taking the literature practice test on the GRE a few years ago, I scored in the 99th... read more

70/hour
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3 hours tutoring Literature out of 1,790 hours
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I scored in the 97th percentile on the verbal portion of the GRE and in the 92nd percentile of the special test on Literature. Actually, on taking the literature practice test on the GRE a few years ago, I scored in the 99th... read more

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How would you define Literature in your own words?
Literature are those works of writing that relate to experiences of the human condition, and these works touch hearts and have meaning across eras and cultures. The study of literature is learning how to read these works to find the deeper meanings and relevant themes, as well as coming to... read more
Literature are those works of writing that relate to experiences of the human condition, and these works touch hearts and have meaning across eras... read more
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How would you define Literature in your own words?
Literature can be defined as any poem, short story, or novel that forces you to reflect on, examine, and appreciate the human experience. Studying and discussing literature will activate more complex thinking and problem-solving skills within the brain as well. Carol Jago, former president of the... read more
Literature can be defined as any poem, short story, or novel that forces you to reflect on, examine, and appreciate the human experience. Studying... read more
David M.

David M. answered • 03/19/18

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How would you define Literature in your own words?
Literature offers a mirror, through which we may reflect on meta-worlds, human experience, what the virtual futures of character-choices may be, and what it means to be human. Literature, based in real-life situations, may challenge the certainty of completed knowledge while developing our... read more
Literature offers a mirror, through which we may reflect on meta-worlds, human experience, what the virtual futures of character-choices may be,... read more
Ann R.

Ann R. answered • 03/19/18

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How would you define Literature in your own words?
Literature is a timeless form of communication, and one that can both entertain, teach, and create various emotions within the reader. Its earliest roots go as far back as the Greeks, and over the centuries it has taken on different forms, as in narrative, plays, poetry, and even song. The... read more
Literature is a timeless form of communication, and one that can both entertain, teach, and create various emotions within the reader. Its... read more
Answered • 03/19/18