Introduction to literary techniques

15 May

In order to write analytical essays, students must be able to identify literary techniques and explain the effect of composer’s decision to utilise techniques.

HANDOUT – Identifying techniques is intended to introduce students to the relationship between techniques and meaning.  The format and premise of this worksheet is adaptable to any type of text, any topic and any age group.  This particular sheet was constructed for capable junior classes who completed it individually, in small groups or as part of a whole class discussion depending on need and familiarity with literary techniques.

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