Read, Write, Learn
Estimated Time: 3 hours
- Chapters 1-3
- As you are reading, write down any sentences or paragraphs that you find shocking, profound, or that you like in your journal. Choose at least one passage from each chapter.
- Pay attention to any words or phrases that you don't understand and write them in your journal. Look up the meanings of these words.
- Learn about motif in literature.
- As you are reading this week, look for any phrases or ideas that repeat. Create a page for motif and add your ideas to your list. Include details and page numbers to help you with your writing project for the month, as well.
- Read about point of view.
Types of narration and POV play a crucial role in your story's overall dramatic effect. The narrator is the character whose point of view frames the entire story. Our post on the elements of the unreliable narrator detailed one type, but there are numerous narrator types (such as the first person narrator who uses 'I').
- Pay close to attention to narrator point of view as you reading.