Please list the basic plots, storylines, or narratives in each of your chosen readings. How do the authors use plot development, flashbacks, or other structural elements to enhance the storytelling experience?


Analyze the use of setting in the readings. List the settings of each of your readings. How does the chosen setting contribute to the atmosphere OR themes explored in the literary works?


Consider how your selected works are written. Using specific examples, examine the use of dialogue OR suggestive language (such as allusions, metaphors, symbols, etc.). How do these literary devices contribute to the deeper meaning or understanding of the texts?


Reflect on the themes explored in the readings you selected. List the themes of each of your readings. How does the theme resonate with the reader or reflect societal issues?


From the explanatory video, please list three ideas you learned about using “close reading” to interpret literature.