Defining and identifying form, structure and language in any text.

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This PowerPoint explains the meaning of form, structure and language and identifies devices that show form, structure and Language. It is a basic framework for any text.

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Defining and identifying form, structure and language in any text.

  1. 1. Section A(a) Questions  Write about the ways ….tells the story in chapter …/a poem.  Only focus on how the story is told through form/structure/language.
  2. 2. What is Form? In a novel-elements that show the text fits into a particular genre. e.g. What shows the Kite Runner as a bildungsroman novel? What other genres does the Kite Runner fit into?
  3. 3. What is Structure? • • • • • Foreshadowing Analepsis Symbols that are repeated. Mirroring. Language/phrases that are Anything that links repeated. different chapters together or different • Signs that a character has developed. parts of the story.
  4. 4. What is Language? Imagery and figurative languagesimiles/metaphors/personification. The Lexis used and connotations of the lexis. Semantic Fields. Use of declaratives/imperatives.
  5. 5. Narrative Structure Circular/Linear/Episodic. Foreshadowing Analepsis Retrospective
  6. 6. Point of View Type of Narrator. Omniscient Narrator Bias Unreliable Narrator Does the point of view ever switch? Narrative Voice.
  7. 7.  How is the story told Form Structure Language through these devices?  What are the effects on the story through form/structure/language. Link to Aspects of Narrative: 1. Characterisation 2. Settings 3. Time 4. Voices

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