“A Doll’s House,” by Henrik Ibsen and in “Sweat,” by Zora Neale Hurston

MIDTERM (Essay 3) LITERARY ELEMENTS AND LITERARY DEVICES
What is your opinion of literary techniques? How do writers use literary techniques to tell their stories? What are the differences between literary elements and devices? What are the elements in “Freytag’s Analysis?” Illustrate what the following terms mean, using examples from any of the short stories, plays or poems that have been discussed so far.
Point of View
Symbolism
Tone
Understatement
Irony
Hyperbole
Language and Style
Figures of Speech: Metaphor, Simile, Imagery.
Sound
Meter
Rhythm
This essay should be a minimum of 1000 words, in Standard English, using appropriate MLA documentation and comprising the standard essay components:
Introduction: Topic; Background / Reflection; Thesis; Reasons for the Thesis; Essay Plan / Method Statement.
Body: Discussion that provides evidence for the reasons by addressing all the issues mentioned in the assignment instructions.
Conclusion: Summary of Main Points; Review Statement – What did you do in the essay?
MLA in-text citations & Works Cited Page

STUDENTS WILL BE EXPECTED TO DEMONSTRATE THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE USE OF LITERARY ELEMENTS AND DEVICES.
STUDENTS WILL BE EXPECTED TO DEMONSTRATE THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LITERARY ELEMENTS AND LITERARY DEVICES.
STUDENTS WILL BE EXPECTED TO HAVE AN OPINION ABOUT THE USE OF LITERARY ELEMENTS AND DEVICES.
STUDENTS WILL BE EXPECTED TO PROVIDE EXAMPLES OF LITERARY DEVICES AND ELEMENTS FROM VARIOUS TEXTS.