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10th Grade English: Literary Text Analysis - Chapter Summary
By studying the material in these short lessons, students can learn how to break down a literary work or passage and by doing so, get the most out of it. Our instructors teach the important aspects of plot, characterization, theme, voice, style and much more. The lessons are quick, between five and ten minutes long. Each comes with a self-assessment quiz, and a test at the end of the chapter helps students to track their overall progress. Readily available via any Internet-capable device, these lessons fit easily into any schedule. Upon completion of the chapter, students should be able to:
- Conduct analyses of plot, characterization, voice and theme
- Identify the setting of a story
- Understand what structure means in literature and cite examples
- Describe the types of narrators in literature and define each one
- Explain style, describe the use of dialect, and identify figures of speech
- Discuss and examine the origins of modern fiction, including myths, religious works, and more
1. Character in Literature: Definition, Types & Development
A character is a person, animal, or being in literature. Learn the definition of character, explore character types and character development, and then discover the difference between protagonists, antagonists, dynamic, static, round, and flat characters.
2. Structure in Literature: Definition & Examples
Having structure in literature is key to building a strong narrative. With the help of an example from a classic fairytale, Cinderella, discover these building blocks of quality storytelling as it guides and illustrates all five essential elements of a narrative plot: Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, and Resolution.
3. Narrators in Literature: Types and Definitions
In a literary work, narration is the 'point of view' from which the story is told. Discover examples and types of narration including omniscient, limited, and objective, as well as how each affects the scope and meaning of a story.
4. Voice in Writing: Definition & Examples
A writer's voice is how they convey their personality through the words on the page. Explore the different types of voice in writing and explore examples of how it makes writing authentic and engaging.
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Other chapters within the 10th Grade English: High School course
- High School English: Speaking & Listening Skills Review
- 10th Grade English: Reading Skills Review
- 10th Grade English: Reading Skills
- 10th Grade English: Literary Text Analysis Review
- 10th Grade English: Literary Terms & Devices Review
- Analyzing Short Stories
- Novel Exemplars: Grapes of Wrath & Fahrenheit 451
- 10th Grade English: Drama Characteristics Review
- Drama Characteristics: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
- Poetry Terms & Analysis: Percy Shelley & Shakespeare
- 10th Grade English: Nonfiction Text Analysis Review
- 10th Grade English: Nonfiction Text Analysis
- 10th Grade English: Media & Art Analysis Review
- 10th Grade English: Word Choice & Tone Review
- 10th Grade English: The Writing Process Review
- 10th Grade English: Argumentative Reading & Writing Review
- 10th Grade English: Informative Writing Review
- 10th Grade English: Technical Writing
- 10th Grade English: Narrative Writing Review
- 10th Grade English: Research Skills Review