Supporting Feature 1 Supporting Feature 2 Supporting Feature 3 Umbrella Feature/Aspect The Umbrella Feature + Supporting Features = Theme
The Umbrella Feature + Supporting Features = Theme Whole Picture/Aspect/Dominant Feature Feature 1 Feature 3 Feature 2 The Whole Picture + Supporting Features = Theme
Include author and title of poem Identify theme of poem Identify aspect of poem (aka: the dominant feature/the umbrella feature, the overall painting) Identify at least 2 supporting features of poem (aka: under the umbrella, elements of the painting) Be able to discuss what is going on in the poem accurately during your analysis(summary) Show how supporting features make up the aspect/umbrella feature Show how the supporting features and aspect communicate the theme of the poem Use quotes to support statements
4 paragraphs › Introduction IVF statement, theme statement, and thesis statement naming aspect and features › 1 st Body paragraph Explain feature 1, its connection to the aspect, and its connection to theme Follow proper body paragraph format › 2 nd Body paragraph Explain feature 2, its connection to the aspect, and its connection to theme Follow proper body paragraph format › Conclusion Summary of ideas Universal statement – usually relates to theme
Imagery Tone Mood Sound Irony Characterization Setting Metaphor Symbol Speaker diction › Remember, when looking at literary features, always ask yourself: SO WHAT? WHY DID THE AUTHOR USE/INCLUDE THIS? WHAT IS ITS PURPOSE?
The poem “American Primitive” by William Jay Smith ______________________. _________________________________________. A mood of _______________ is created by the author’s ____________________and ___________________which communicates the message ____________________________.
Feature 1 Body Paragraph › Topic Sentence – Feature 1 Smith uses ______________ to effectively create ______________________. › RDF/Quote (remember, embed those quotes!) › How that supports feature 1 › How that supports aspect › RDF/Quote (remember, embed those quotes!) › How that supports feature 1 › How that supports aspect › Tie to theme Remember when embedding quotes and discussing quotes, to put them in context of the poem. Turn in one copy to get feedback