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taylor wyrick
10/3 discussion
Fri Oct 3, 2014 3:07pm
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The types of papers I have written in terms of literature are literary analysis and poetry analysis due to taking AP English my senior year of high school. So, I have written a lot of both and have grown to like writing the literary analysis better than the poem analysis. I seemed to have done better with literary analysis because it is very basic relating examples and how they are presented and how they prove a point or further the purpose of the piece of literature. I struggled a little bit with the poem analysis because it was so much remember and having to know the point of the poem because poems can be taken very different ways and most of the time the points arenít just written but implied. I was also never really shown how to write a poem analysis, so I have been questioning myself a lot since the AP exam of whether or not I have been writing them right or not which is a scary thought. It was a struggle trying to figure out the rhythm and rhyme scheme and all of the poetry literary devices such personification, metaphor, simile, onomatopoeia, and their definitions and seeing any of them fit your poem to be used for a poem analysis. I have also written summaries for past English classes that included like exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution. Questions that I will have going into this TC Boyle paper are how long does it have to be? Can we connect the story to past stories we have read in TC Boyle? What is your expectation of a literary analysis? What kinds of things are you looking for throughout the paper in terms of use of literary devices? What are valid examples to use in literary analysis. Are you going to show us how to write both a literary and a poem analysis? Is there going to be a particular story assigned? Is there going to be a particular poem assigned? How are you going to grade the papers, is there going to be a rubric given out?

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