Eng 320

  1. Picture Books (Dual audience - pre literate & proficient reader)
    • Color - imply & inculcate emotion, direct the eye
    • Line - imply & inculcate emotion, direct the eye
    • zigzag - chaos or anger, curve - maternal or comfort, horizontal - rest, vertical - same or rigor, diagonal - change
    • Medium - the set of materials used to make an image
    • Media - paint, collage, pencil, charcoal, paper canvas, computer, etc
    • texture - rough, smooth
    • Style - tradition or techniques in w/c the media are used to create the image or the way the medium is use
    • abstract, realistic, cartoon, impressionism, cubism, pointillism, naive
    • Shapes - how the objects are drawn
    • circle or oval - safety, comfort or change, triangle - stability or consistency, inverted triangle - change or instability, square - static, motionless or authority
    • Repetition - Structural = events & sequences that repeat w/ minor changes
    • - Verbal/Visual = phrases & images that repeat
    • Layout - how the picture are put on paper and the framing
    • Sound - can reflect how the book is going or how the plot is turning
    • Setting - where the story takes place ans what does it say about the book
  2. Novel
    • Point of view - Where the camera is and how closely does it focus
    • 1st person - told in I, 2nd person - told in you, 3rd person - told in he or she
    • Character Arc - the moral or personal path a character chooses across diff. scenes
    • Motif - a specific phrase, image or action that runs/recurs in the book or will take almost exactly the same form each time
    • Theme - an idea that is expressed in diff. ways in the book or point the central idea.
    • Allusion - when the text points the readers attention to a text outside itself
    • Characterization - Rounded = fully developed, avoid stereotype, has innate contradiction, surprises
    • - Dynamic = changes over the course of the book
  3. Easy Readers
    • Repetition - Emphasize a critical point, help with the reading
    • Vocabulary - has to be accessible, lively
    • Illustration - support the meaning all about the reading, they match the words
  4. Non-fiction
    • Setting - often set in a real place
    • Clarity of terms - has engaging ways to present & repeat key terminology
    • Intuitive apparatus - such as notes, bibliography, indes, glossary, etc
    • Critical structure - emphasizes the process of testing & re-evaluating knowledge
Card Set
Eng 320