Text analysing approaches

A few key idea's to help to analyse given texts or to write an essay on anthology text's.

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  • Created by: Charlotte
  • Created on: 30-12-12 18:49
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  • Text Analysis Approaches
    • Genre
      • Type of text
        • Humour
        • Horror
        • Romance
      • Form
        • Poem
        • Transript
        • Extract
    • Purpose and Audience
      • Why?
      • what sort of audience/ reader did the writer have in mind?
        • Adults
        • Fans of the Writer
    • Historical and social context
      • When was it written?
      • Significance of historical content
        • language
        • structure
        • idea's
        • attitudes conveyed
      • What was society like at that time?
        • how does the text reflect this?
    • Language
      • Lexis
        • Vocabulary
          • Nouns
          • Adjectives
          • Verbs
      • Tone
        • friendly
        • Instructional
        • Satirical
        • Informative
      • Dialogue and Speech
        • what type of speech is used?
          • direct speech
          • reported speech
          • only speech used
        • What purpose does it have in the text?
        • Dialect used
          • Accent's

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