Evaluate how specific word choices, syntax, tone, and voice support the author’s purpose.
The student will read, comprehend, and analyze relationships among American literature, history, and culture.
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Evaluate how an author’s specific word choices, syntax, tone, and voice shape the intended meaning of the text, achieve specific effects and support the author’s purpose.
understand that an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work (e.g. how a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare).
Compare and contrast authors’ use of literary elements within a variety of genres.
Analyze how the author’s specific word choices and syntax impact the author’s purpose.