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Northrop Frye’s Anatomy of Criticism

sq_frye_criticism In the late 50’s literary critic Northrop Frye published Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays, where his analysis of the criticism of literature followed literature itself in being systemically separated into Rhetorical, Historical, Archetypal, and Ethical criticism. Each of these criticisms in turn corresponded to theories of Genres, Modes, Myths, and Symbols.sq_frye_theories