Literary Criticism and Utensil Literary Terms Essay

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How did the narrator of “Marigolds” define
“coming of age”?

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Entry Task: 9/26

Materials Needed: Spring Board, journal, writing utensil

Literary Terms:
FORESHADOWING
a literary device in which a writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the story

Literary Term:
JUXTAPOSITION
the arrangement of two or more things for the purpose of comparison.

Examples of Juxtaposition
Paragraph 60 is especially rich in juxtaposition. What textual examples of this did you find? What is the effect of the comparisons?

Everyone has a tendency to grab the first few quotes they see that “fit” the claim.
There’s nothing inherently wrong with this, but it does mean that you may not be finding the BEST evidence for your claim.
 Significant evidence supports your claim clearly. It allows you to make a strong argument. 

Applicable versus
Significant

Would someone’s random opinions be a better piece of evidence, or would tested, scientific fact be more persuasive?  We all know which is stronger, but in literary analysis, we forget that maybe one specific quote will be better than a random quote found.


Think about persuasion In a group of 4 (ish)
Work together to complete the Graphic
Organizer: fill it in with one significant example of diction and/or imagery that clearly shows voice for each identified section (just put the paragraph number and the first few words of the quote).
Be ready to justify why it is significant to voice.

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