Examining structural choices

In this lesson we will be examining Katherine Mansfield’s text ‘The Tiredness of Rosabel’ from a structural perspective. We will look at the types of choices writers make when organising texts in order to create an impact on their readers. After ensuring we have the right subject terminology to tackle structural analysis you will have the opportunity to try this for yourself and then also work through a model answer. To bring our learning on this text to a conclusion, we'll return to our ‘Big Picture’ thinking and find out what happened when the girl left the shop……

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