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Ewrt 1 c class 10 online

  1. 1. EWRT 1C CLASS 10 ONLINE Email me if you need help!
  2. 2. AGENDA Analyze your poem Write your thesis Outline/Draft Essay #1
  3. 3. Analyze your poem through close reading  Scan the poem  Search for paradox, irony, ambiguity, and tension: review presentation 6 for help  Find Poetic Conventions: review presentation 7 for help.  Determine how the parts work together.  Think about what you know about the poem so far.
  4. 4. Revisit the questions New Critics ask 1. How does the work use imagery to develop its own symbols? 2. What is the quality of the work's organic unity In other words, does how the work is put together reflect what it is? 3. How are the various parts of the work interconnected? 4. How do paradox, irony, ambiguity, and tension work in the text? 5. How do these parts and their collective whole contribute to or not contribute to the aesthetic quality of the work? 6. How does the author resolve apparent contradictions within the work? 7. What does the form of the work say about its content? 8. Is there a central or focal passage that can be said to sum up the entirety of the work? 9. How do the rhythms and/or rhyme schemes of a poem contribute to the meaning or effect of the piece?
  5. 5. Write your thesis  Revisit the answers to the questions a new critic asks.  Pick the two or three that you think are the strongest responses to the poem.  Now revise the answer into a thesis format.  Consider what the poem does and how it works together.
  6. 6. Outline your essay  Consider the parts and aspects of the poem that you will analyze to support your thesis.  Remember to use clear topic sentences and to limit your paragraphs to one idea.  Put textual evidence in each paragraph.  Explain why you are using the examples you include  Tie each paragraph back to your thesis.
  7. 7. REVIEW YOUR WORK Read what you have written. Is your thesis clear? Does it pose an argument? Does each paragraph support your thesis?
  8. 8. Classwork/ Homework Post #8 Title of your essay Your thesis statement A general outline  Bring your outline to class Monday

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