What literary devices does the author use to accomplish this task?
Choose one of the following texts for your reading and literary analysis. 1. “Harlem” by Langston Hughes – http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/175884 (Links to an external site.) 2. “Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin –
http://my.hrw.com/support/hos/hotstpdf/host_text_219.pdf (Links to an external site.) 3. “The Telephone” by Robert Frost – http://www.bartleby.com/119/6.html (Links to an external site.) NOTE: you can cut and paste the URL number to access the text for reading. You should answer one of the following questions as you analyze the text of your choice. Remember that it takes careful reading of the text to do a
proper analysis. You should include secondary sources in the analysis. Also you must support what you have to say about the text from the text itself. Use the literary terms you learned from the videos and power points to help you with your analysis. You need to read each text before you
select the particular one you which to analyze. 1. Write an analysis in which you discuss the author’s meaning in the text. What is he/she talking about and how does that speak to our world today? What literary devices does the author use to accomplish this task? 2. Write an analysis in
which you analyze one of the major characters in the text. Is the character realistic or believable? Why or why not? What devices does the author use to develop this character?