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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Q1.Name the adverb in the following sentence: 'She had run up breathlessly, cut the cords, scattered the tissue paper.'

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Q2.'The street was blurred and misty, but light striking on the panes turned their dullness to opal and silver...' Which word is a present participle verb?

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Q3.When analysing language we need to ensure our explanations relate to the _____ of the passage. What is the missing word?

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Q4.Which statement gives the best advice for responding to a language analysis question?

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Q5.'There was the very hat - rather large, soft, with a great, curled feather and a black velvet rose, nothing else.' How many nouns are there in this sentence?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

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Question 5

Q1.Name the adverb in the following sentence: 'She had run up breathlessly, cut the cords, scattered the tissue paper.'

1/5

Q2.'The street was blurred and misty, but light striking on the panes turned their dullness to opal and silver...' Which word is a present participle verb?

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Q3.When analysing language we need to ensure our explanations relate to the _____ of the passage. What is the missing word?

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Q4.Which statement gives the best advice for responding to a language analysis question?

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Q5.'There was the very hat - rather large, soft, with a great, curled feather and a black velvet rose, nothing else.' How many nouns are there in this sentence?

5/5

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Learning Recap Quiz

Examining structural choices

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Q1.Which one of the following is not a structural device?

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Q2.If you wanted to say that Rosabel is a symbol of working class people - what character type term would you use?

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Q3.Which word is not a synonym for 'humility'?

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Q4.What type of character provides a contrast to our hero?

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Q5.All texts start with a point of equilibrium?

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Learning Recap Quiz

Examining structural choices

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which one of the following is not a structural device?

1/5

Q2.If you wanted to say that Rosabel is a symbol of working class people - what character type term would you use?

2/5

Q3.Which word is not a synonym for 'humility'?

3/5

Q4.What type of character provides a contrast to our hero?

4/5

Q5.All texts start with a point of equilibrium?

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Lesson summary: Examining structural choices

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