Use metalanguage to describe the effects of ideas, text structures and language features of literary texts

Elaborations

  • examining the author’s description of a character’s appearance, behaviour and speech and noting how the character’s development is evident through his or her dialogue and changing relationships and the reactions of other characters to him or her (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • sharing views using appropriate metalanguage (for example ‘The use of the adjectives in describing the character really helps to create images for the reader’) (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)

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