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Critical Reading technique for discovering information and ideas within a text
Critical Thinking technique for evaluating information and ideas, for deciding what to accept and believe
Rationality rely on reason, not emotion; rely on evidence; rely on finding best explanation, not just being right
Critical Thinking Judgement recognize the relevance and/or merit of alternative assumptions and perspectives, recognize the extent and weight of evidence
Critical Reading Steps Restatement-restating what the text says talks about the original topic, Description-describing what a text does, identifies aspects of the structure of the discussion, Interpretation-analyze what a text means asserts an overall meaning
Short Story Origin America
Washington Irving Grandfather of the short story ( his formula=objective narrative + subjective essay= the short story
Edgar Allen Poe Father of the short story, considered to have perfected the short story form, wrote gothic fiction
5 elements of a short story plot, setting, tone, theme, conflict
Plot series of events
Setting place and time
Tone attitude towards subject
Theme main idea
Formalist Criticism looking at the 5 elements of writing objectively
two types of irony situational (dramatic) and verbal
Created by: 14diltzd