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Literary Criticism

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Christopher Frye

on 20 October 2014

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Transcript of Literary Criticism

Literary Criticism and Analysis
Formalist
Historical
Biographical
Goal:
Argument:
Analysis of the structure or form of the literature based on accepted models of the form.
Define the genre
Identify parts of the genre
Prove whether or not the work fits the form
Analysis of how the work fits into the historical context of similar works.
Define history of similar works
Identify how this work fits into the cannon
Prove whether or not the work is worthy of remaining in context with all others
Analysis of how the work is a representation or the result of the author's life and influences.
Define Author's philosophy
Identify events in the author's life that are representative
Prove how the author's life influenced the work or led to its creation
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Characters
Setting
Plot
Theme
Dialogue
Imagery
Figurative Language
Tone
Point of View
Author's Intent
Critical Reviews
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Combine analysis of individual elements to structure your evidence
Common Elements:
Character:
Role, position, or function
Characterization (Static / Dynamic)
Characterization (Round / Flat)
Symbolic (Archetypal or Stereotypical)
Setting:
Mood
Theme representation
Changes in location
As a separate character
Plot:
Conventions
Surprises
Chronological / Flashback
Hooks, Symbols, Motifs, Tropes
Figurative Language:
Metaphors
Hyperbole
Dialogue
Key Lines
Tone:
Irony
Intent
Authentic
Point of View:
Perspective
Camera Style
Cinematography
Theme:
Allusions
Patterns
Symbols
New Ideas
Dialogue
Key lines
Class / Culture representation
Impact
Authenticity
Imagery
Images in a series
Symbols
Importance
Interpreted
Interrelated
Author's Intent:
Stated
Implied
Assumed
Critical Reviews:
Formal
Social
Historical
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