Written for an Introduction to Literature course, Close Reading allows students to examine the language and structure of a text, as well as the ideas or feelings it expresses, and to investigate the intricate links between form and content. It helps students to see such issues as sound and rhythm, imagery and figurative language, voice, the way characters are portrayed, the importance of setting, plot structure - all the elements that make literature 'literary' - changes the way in which they approach their study of literature. Covers poetry, fiction, and drama.
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Book Description Longman, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: TABLE OF CONTENTSPrefaceIntroduction to Close ReadingPART1 POETRY1.1 Aspects of PoetryLyric poetry and narrative poetryFormal characteristics of poetryAmbiguity1.2 VocabularyDenotations and connotationsSemantic fieldsSpecialized vocabularyExercises on vocabulary 1.3 Imagery 1.4 Figurative Language Simile and Metaphor Allegory, Anaphora Antithesis Apostrophe, Hyperbole Irony Litotes, Metonymy, Oxymoron Paradox, Personification Symbol Synecdoche, Understatement Exercises on imagery and figurative language 1.5 Sounds Alliteration Assonance Onomatopoeia Exercises on sounds 1.6 Rhythm Types of rhythm Enjambment Exercises on rhythm 1.7 Versification The verse line Meter Meter and rhythm Meter and syntax Punctuation Enjambment Exercises on meter Rhyme Blank verse Stanzas Fixed forms Sonnet Exercises on rhyme and stanza forms Free verse 1.8 Speaker, Voice and Tone First-person lyric Tone Exercises on speaker and tone 1.9 Structure Division into parts Closure Exercises on structure 1.10 Preparing to Write a Close Reading of a Poem Making notes Your audience Quotations 1.11 Writing a Close Reading of a Poem The introduction Theme Tone The conclusion Revising and editing Academic integrity 1.12 Summary of elements to discuss in a poem CLOSE READINGS OF POEMS A. Model Close Readings of Poems 1. "Death, be not proud" by John D. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0132436566
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