LitWiki:How to Contribute/ArticleTemplate

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This is a general article template for study guides on this site. The major sections are just suggestions, and each study guide should add or remove based on its needs. This template is just to get a new study guide started. This template uses Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/ArticleTemplate as a base. Pair the following with the correct infobox:

'''''~title of work~''''' is a ~date~ by ~author of work~.
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==Major Themes==
<!-- thematic description, using the work of literary critics (i.e. scholars) -->

==Development History==
<!-- history of the work's development, if available (e.g., ''[[Things Fall Apart]]'') -->

===Publication History===
<!--*year, country, publisher, Pub date DD Month Year, binding; major publication history to be included here, not everything if too extensive -->

===Explanation of the Work's Title===
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==Literary Significance and Reception==
<!-- description of the work's initial reception and legacy based on the work of literary critics and commentators over the years, give citations; if no literary significance should just be called reception -->

==Awards and Nominations==
<!-- lists awards the work received, and significant nominations, if applicable; include in reception if brief -->

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==Works Cited==
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==External Links==
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[[Category:~art type~]] <!-- Literary | Composition | New Media | etc. -->
[[Category:~time period~]] <!-- 19th Century | BCE | etc. -->
[[Category:~movement~]] <!-- Romanticism | World War I | Contemporary | etc. -->
[[Category:~genre~]] <!-- Drama | Poetry | Prose | Songs | etc. -->