Close reading

  • Created by: GLandery
  • Created on: 23-05-19 14:07
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  • Close reading
    • Reading styles
      • Psychoanalytical reading
        • Human psyche
          • Ego
            • Mediator
          • Superego
            • Conscience
          • Id
            • Impulses
        • Secret unconscious desires and impulses of the author
        • Characterisation of characters
      • Gendered reading
        • The psychological emotional and behavioural manifestation of masculinity or femininity
          • Normalised or interrogated
        • How a gender are predicted to react
      • Post-colonial reading
        • Results of colonisation on the margainlalised
        • Powerful group imposing on a weaker one
        • History interpreted in different ways
    • Persona
      • Point of view
        • First person
        • Third person
        • Third person omniscient
      • Characterisation or lack of
        • Stereotypes or chosen character strengthened or rejected
      • Perspective on the theme
        • Choice of perspective
      • Tone/attitude
    • Structure
      • Stanzas
      • Types of poetry
        • Ballad
        • Free verse
        • Blank verse
        • Dramatic monologue
        • Ode
        • Elegy
      • Rhyme scheme
        • Rhyming couplet
      • Rhythm
      • Enjambment
      • Repetition
    • Language features
      • Ambiguity
      • Coloquial vs dialect
      • Oxymoron
      • Similes
      • Metaphors
      • Sound devices
        • Onomatopoeia
        • Sibilance
        • Alliteration
        • Consonance
      • Creating atmosphere/tone
      • Hyperbole
      • Metonymy
      • Alllusion

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