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Comment And Appreciation Part 2
 

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    • Comment and Appreciation Questions
    • The kinds of Questions Set
      • Questions in which the instructions suggest or recommend or specify particular matters for inclusion in your appreciation.
      • Write a critical appreciation of the extract, discussing how effectively it portrays the young woman’s thoughts and feelings .
    • The kinds of Questions Set
      • Questions in which the instructions are ‘open’, leaving you to tackle the appreciation in whatever way you choose.
      • Write a critical appreciation of the following extract.
    • The kinds of Questions Set
      • Questions requiring you to compare and contrast two passages. Sometimes both passages are verse, some-times both are prose. Quite often there is one of each. The instructions may be detailed of open.
      • Write a critical comparison of the following two poems, both written in the late 20 th century.
      • Write a critical comparison of the two extracts below, both of which describe a foggy day in winter. They are both taken from the openings of novels.
    • A Critical Method
      • A critical appreciation is a considered and reasoned account of your personal response to a passage.
      • To produce a good answer, you must do three things:
      • Be clear about the thoughts and feelings that the passage arouses in you.
      • Examine the writer’s use of language to discover how it causes you to think and feel as you do.
      • Write a clear and convincing account of your response to the passage, identifying the linguistic features / evidence that brings about that response.
    • First Steps
      • Read the whole passage at a steady pace.
      • Jot down a brief note after reading.
      • Read the passage again – with focus; you are concerned with details now.
    • Studying Prose Passage
      • Characterisation
      • Setting and environment
      • Tone
      • Themes
      • Style – Imagery / figures of speech / literary devices.