Reader response theory
Terms in this set (36)
What you read- Ask questions about the plot,theme,characters,structure,style,etc. Explore answers to your own questions by looking for clues in the text, considering what you know and researching.
what will happen next- Make realistic guesses about the plot or character's actions and support these guesses with references from the text. Continue reading and find out if your predictions are confirmed, rejected,or revised
Events or characters to your own personal experiences- Compare experiences or characters in the story to similar events/people in your life.
The author's decisions- Evaluate the author's decisions about style, form, theme, characterization and plot. Support your ideas with examples from the text or compare/contrast with other stories you have read
The story to other stories, plays, poems, movies or songs literature is often based on or borrowed from the other places. Point out any connections you might see and support your assertions with evidence from the text.
On memorable passages in the story- Choose a phrase, line or paragraph from the work. Quote the passage directly and explain why you were drawn to this passage, or why it appeals to you.
What was read- Put the plot of the story in condensed, simpler terms.
Opinions about characters, themes, etc- Judge the actions of characters or the appropriateness of themes in the work. Even though this is your own opinion, it should be backed up with evidence from the text.
The place and time where in the story's action takes place.
Verbal and Dramatic and Irony
What are the r types of Irony's?
A character says one thing but means the opposite which is called sarcasm.
When the reader understands more about the events of a story than a character. You know something that a character does not.
the opposite of what it expected
An engaging statement that corresponds on your topic.
The first sentence should explain or analyze the lure
A sentence that includes the author, title, and main objective purpose of the paper
a set of beliefs or assumption about something
An expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it
Describing or revising that someone looks like or how he/she/it acts.
Showing or directing them to do something and follows orders or information.
It introduces the background of info to the person who is reading or watching the movie/ book
A conflict that begins the story or a major conflict that's happening.
A series of events that create suspense and interest in the story
The most intense, exciting, or important point of something
The final part of the story to finish it up the story.
Is the part of a story's plot line in which the problem of the story.
"I" biased relation of events
3rd person Objective
Person objective - narrator is not connected with the story.
Narrator not only relates events that occur, but also reveals thoughts and feelings of the characters.
The leading character or one of the major characters in the story.
The enemy in the story or the hostile that opposes the protagonist.
A subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a persons thoughts
The expression of the authors attitude his/her subject matter.
When a person, place or thing represents some broader idea while t the same time maintaining.