Up to Snuff #122: Dissecting a piece of literature list

Up to Snuff #122:  Dissecting a piece of literature list

by, Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu
-Textual evidence

-Literary devices

-Literature in general

-As a study of a technique for improving one’s writing

-Sources of effectiveness

-Language of the essay

-Energize abstract ideas

-Details moving experience

-Use figurative language

-Metaphor and similes

-Physical and emotional language

-In the prose

-Tone of voice

-Stylistic choices it creates

-How author moved to point of view

-Thesis, tone, style

-Rhetorical strategies

-Major visions

-Transitions

-Begin and conclude

-Comment

-Narration

_-Description

-Classification

-Comparison

-Contrast

-Analogy

-Cause and effect

-Definition

-Unifying ideas

-Structures

-Unwrite

-Thesis

-Means

-Technique

-Type

-Narrative

-Descriptive

-Expository

-Argumentative

-Function

Serve authors purpose

 

Works extracted/cited from:

Richard Abercarian, Marvin Klotz and Samuel Cohen, eds. Literature:  The Human Experience:  Reading and Writing.  New York:  Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2016, Print

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