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Oral Interpretation: Home


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. 

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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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How to request/renew books?

To request (or renew) library books, DVDs, or other materials, log into your library account through the OneSearch catalog.

Use the same login credentials as you use for Class-Web (W# and Class-Web password (six digits)).

Your library account will allow you to do the following:
  • request LPC and Chabot materials 
  • check your library card account
  • see all the items you have checked out and their due dates
  • renew items online
For more information on the library catalog, click the link below:
LPC OneSearch Library Catalog