Comprehension of Literary Text 221-230
Analyzes techniques used by an author to develop character.
Evaluates character development in literary text.
Effectively describes characteristics of a character based upon info from the text.
Evaluates the relative importance of given themes.
Evaluates an author's style.
Recognizes and interprets irony in passages.
Identifies connotations in text.
Choose a main character from a reading selection you have read recently and explain how that character was revealed. Be sure to include things the character said, things that others might have said about him, things he might have done, things the author might have directly told you.
Using that same character that you used in the above task, now begin to show how the character developed as the story unfolded. Use some of the questions within the link to the right to lead and guide your response.
Read the sample character analysis in the link to the right; then, write your own analysis using the questions contained in the link to the right.
Using a reading selection from class, answer the (5) questions about theme contained within the link to the right.
Using the link to the left as your guide, evaluate William Shakespeare's style. Be sure to comment on all the things listed on the checklist contained in link to the right.
Research the internet and find (3) good examples of each type of irony--verbal, dramatic, and situational. Do not use the ones within the link to the right. Find your own and be sure to label each one.
Complete the items contained within the link to the right.