Diving Deep into Rosewater: analysis

INDIVIDUAL PASSAGE ANALYSIS SKILLS PRACTICE

  •  Choose a passage of your choice and analyse it for features of a satire:
    • generalisation
    • incongruity
    • parody
    • exaggeration
    • inversion
  • Complete a table of examples and their effect.

PAIRED PASSAGE ANALYSIS SKILLS PRACTICE

  • Read your partner’s passage and annotate the text for the features of satire.
  • Share your findings with one another and mark your partner’s table of examples and effects.  Query by adding a question mark to any points which are contested or uncertain
  • Come up with a set of statements (at least four) about Vonnegut’s beliefs or message:

“Vonnegut suggests that….”

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