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Oral Interpretation

"Oral interpretation" may be defined as developing skills in reading quality literature aloud. Use this guide to find texts in the LPC library and web resources for oral interpretation in the following genres:

  • short stories
  • novels
  • poetry
  • drama: scenes and plays; monologues
  • speeches

You may also find biographies of authors and criticism and interpretation of their works. 

LPC OCLC Catalog-Search Box (with EDS on)

Sample Search Terms

To find collections of works, search by Subject using Library of Congress (LC) Subject Headings by clicking Subjects in  Advanced Search


Short Stories

Short Stories -- American

Poetry -- Collections

American Poetry -- Collections, etc.

Fathers -- Death -- Drama

Dramatic monologues

Speeches, Addresses, etc.



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Charlotte Bagby
(925) 424-1150
Fall 2018 Ref. Desk hrs:
Wed. 11-4

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