Higher Close Reading - 2015 Revision

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  • Created on: 08-04-15 09:44
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  • Close Reading
    • Analysis
      • Remember!
        • In an Analysis question you 1. Identify the technique    2.say what effect it has   3.explain how an effect has been achieved
      • TONE
        • Is the writer's attitude on the topic OR the way they present their ideas
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        • The tone is revealed through language techniques
          • word choice
          • sentence structure
          • etc
        • Examples of possible Tones
          • Formal/ Informal
          • ironic/ tounge in cheek
          • humorous/ light hearted
          • approving
          • optimistic/ pessimistic
          • colloquial/ chatty
          • melodramatic
          • dismissive
          • vulgar
          • critical/serious
          • emotive
          • elevated
          • persuasive/ arugmentative
          • contemptuous/ pejorative
        • 1.
      • IMAGERY
      • WORD CHOICE
      • SENTENCE  STRUCTURE
      • LINK
      • PUNCTUATION
    • Evaluation
      • Structure of answer
      • Remember!
        • Evaluation questions are Analysis questions but answer the question
    • Understandin
      • Structure Understandin answers
        • 1
        • 2
      • Remember!
        • Use your own words!
        • Use BULLET POINTS
        • ONLY quote from the passage if asked to do so!
        • You may be asked to summarise a series of events (4marks)
        • You could be asked to mention the opposite of the point (2marks)
        • 40% of CR paper is U Q.

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