The Close Reading Essay Guidelines by lmj69923
Suzhou River Close Reading Essay
Students will learn to (1) respond to literature by developing their critical thinking and inferencing skills, (2) analyze literary elements and devices, 3) write well-developed paragraphs, routine journal responses, close reading essays and research papers based on novels, short stories, and non-fiction text while implementing the rules of writing convention, (4) prepare for the Common Core ELA Regents Exam, 5) synthesize the text that are read in class with the teachings in Islam to find thematic connections between literature and religion.
Age of innocence close reading essays
The following exercise uses one of William Shakespeare’s sonnets (#116) as an example. This close read process can also be used on many different verse forms. This resource first presents the entire sonnet and then presents a close reading of the poem below. Read the sonnet a few times to get a feel for it and then move down to the close reading.