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FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Craft & Structure in Literature - Chapter Summary
When preparing for a test like FSA - Grades 9-10 ELA, you want to feel confident in your ability to address any question you may face. This chapter can help you tackle questions related to craft and structure in literature on the exam by enabling you to:
- Define structure in literature
- Share the meaning and understand examples of point of view
- Differentiate between point of view of characters and the reader
- Discuss first person, third person and more related to point of view in fiction
- Explain how point of view creates suspense and humor
- Identify types of narrators in literature
- Describe how to identify the cultural point of view reflected in a literary work
Top instructors have created fun video lessons with entertaining visual effects that keep you engaged as you study for the test and text lessons with bold terms for easy reference. Review the lessons in any sequence you desire, and revisit them as many times as needed until you feel confident that you understand craft and structure in literature. If you need help with a lesson topic, don't hesitate to submit your question to our experts. Before taking the exam, be sure to test your knowledge by taking the short quizzes and practice exam in this chapter.
1. Structure in Literature: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, we will learn exactly what is meant by structure of literature. Some common methods of organization are provided. The main focus will explore the narrative structure of literature, using the popular story of Cinderella to help understand the various elements associated with this structure.
2. Point-of-View: Definition & Examples
Find out what 'point of view' means and how it's used in literature. Learn about some points of view that are used less often, then test your knowledge with a brief quiz.
3. Point of View of Characters vs. the Reader
Point of view is a key idea in literature. In this lesson, you'll learn several points of view that writers use and how those affect the reader. When you're finished, you can test your knowledge with a short quiz.
4. Point of View in Fiction: First Person, Third Person & More
In this lesson, we will explore point of view in fiction. We will learn about several possible points of view (first person, second person, and third person) and practice identifying them.
5. How Point of View Creates Suspense and Humor
Point of view influences how readers understand literature. In this lesson you'll learn how writers use point of view to create feelings as different as suspense and humor, and you'll be able to test your understanding with a short quiz at the end.
6. Narrators in Literature: Types and Definitions
Learn how point of view, or the angle from which a story is told, impacts the narrative voice of a work of literature. Explore, through examples, how point of view can be limited, objective, or omniscient.
7. Identifying the Cultural Point of View Reflected in a Literary Work
Part of understanding the theme and underlying message of a narrative text is the cultural viewpoint from which the author writes. This lesson will look at two cultural viewpoints about a single situation in order to help you learn how to recognize this element of fiction.
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Other chapters within the FSA - Grades 9-10 ELA: Test Prep & Practice course
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Grammar & Punctuation
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Acquiring & Using Vocabulary
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Writing Clearly & Effectively
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Effective Research Skills
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Citing Sources in Writing
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Revising & Proofreading Written Work
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Literary Analysis
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Literary Devices
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Understanding & Responding to Literature
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Sample Texts for Literary Analysis
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Literary Genres
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Key Ideas in Informational Text
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Craft & Structure in Informational Text
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Understanding Informational Text
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Sample Informational Text for Analysis
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Argumentative Writing
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Informative Writing
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Narrative Writing
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Collaborative Communication
- FSA Grade 9-10 ELA: Public Speaking Skills
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