Up to Snuff # 123: Close reading of literature list

Up to Snuff #123:  Close reading of literature list

By, Afua Serwah Osei-Bonsu

 

A slow detailed examination of a text

-Form

-Content

-Figurative content

-Characters

-Time

-Ironic/sentimental

-Humorous

-Context

-One section, larger work

-Relate to definition of larger work

-Context

-Historical

-Cultural events

-Image, similes, meaphors

-Diction

-Etymology

-Secondary definition

-Literal content

-Structure organized

-Style

-Pattern, rhythm, sentence, form, rhyme

-Unconventional grammar

-Stanza

-Equal weight

 

Works cited:

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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