Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Critical Reading

No description
by

Clarice Miller

on 13 August 2012

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Critical Reading

Critical Reading Strategies
Narrative Level
Conflict
Rising Action
Climax
Resolution
Subplots?
Exposition
Falling Action
FREYTAG'S PYRAMID
in medias res?
Structural Level
setting
narrator
point of view
character
pattern of
events
patterns of
development
motifs
Rhetorical Level
tone
mood
stylistic devices
(language and style)
Symbolic Level
Symbols: objects, gestures, names, etc.
add meanings to events and characters
How do symbols carry or
reinforce the theme?
theme
Contextual Level
(How the work fits into a larger framework)
Background of
the author
Other works
by the author
works by other authors
with a similar theme
genre, formula,
literary tradition
historical, cultural,
social context
know the definition of all words
read footnotes and research allusions
examine the title
denouement
protagonist, antagonist,
static, dynamic,
physical traits,
personality traits,
methods of development, etc
reliable or unreliable?
first person
third person
omniscient
limited
objective
time
place
(in detail)
speaker's attitude
toward the subject
the atmosphere, or
emotional feeling the
author intends to evoke
in the audience
diction
imagery
detail
language
syntax
humor
pathos
satire
irony
figuratative language
metaphor
simile
personification
hyperbole
litotes
sound devices
assonance
consonance
alliteration
onomatopoeia
euphony
cacophony
repetition
end rhyme
internal rhyme
1600s
1800s
1920s
"Not knowing these things are results, not causes.Results, not causes; results, not causes."
Lord Byron
Percy Bysshe Shelley
John Keats
Aristotelian Patterns:
comedy
tragedy
romance
The Sound and the Fury
Full transcript