Answer to Question #67505 in Other English for Janet
Write an analytic response to a piece of literature from our Part 2 readings.
Compose only one paragraph at most of summary. Remember that your audience has already read the story! The majority of the essay must move beyond summary to analysis.
Explanation of Literary Terms
1.Setting – The setting is where and when the story takes place.
2.Purpose – What was the author hoping to accomplish or communicate in writing this story?
3.Symbolism - A symbol is a character, place, thing or event that stands for something else, often an abstract idea.
4.Theme - A theme is a general message or insight into life revealed through a literary work. It is basically what the writing suggests about people or life.