Reader’s Journal: Nine Literary ElementsDue: Monday, September 20, 2021, 8:00 AMTo do: Make a submissionThe purpose of the Reader’s Journal is to provide you with a place to explore ideas, discuss reading, and ask questions about the texts you read for this course. The reader’s journal will ask you to reflect on the readings for the week with questions as prompts, but your response does not need to be in essay format. If it makes more sense to provide a bulleted list or outline, please do so. The language style in the reader’s journal can be more informal than your other writing assignments, but please be sure to use academic terms and ideas from the reading to support your ideas. When referring to the “events of the story”, call it “plot” so as to familiarize yourself with the academic vocabulary of literature. If needed, review the Literary Devices and Terms (opens in new window).
Read “Godfather Death,” a short tale by the Brothers Grimm, in which the protagonist tries to cheat Death.
Then, create a document where you identify each of the following Nine Literary Elements (listed below) with:
A definition (in your own words) applied to the story
An example (in your own words)
Conclusion or resolution
Word Count: 600 – 900
APA Formatted Reference page (if needed)
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Submission statusNo attemptGrading statusNot gradedTime remaining10 days 7 hoursGrading criteriaComprehension(See rubric in Syllabus for evaluation guidelines) Beginning (0-6); Developing (7); Accomplished (8); Exemplary (9-10) Uses the text, general background knowledge, and/or specific knowledge of the author’s context to draw more complex inferences about the author’s message and attitude.Maximum score10Analysis (Interacting with texts in parts and as wholes)(See rubric in Syllabus for evaluation guidelines) Beginning (0-6); Developing (7); Accomplished (8); Exemplary (9-10) “Identifies relations among ideas, text structure, or other textual features, to evaluate how they support an advanced understanding of the text as a whole.”Maximum score10Reader’s Voice (Participating in academic discourse about texts)(See rubric in Syllabus for evaluation guidelines) Beginning (0-6); Developing (7); Accomplished (8); Exemplary (9-10) Elaborates on the texts (through interpretation or questioning) so as to deepen or enhance an ongoing discussion.Maximum score10Reflection(See rubric in Syllabus for evaluation guidelines) Beginning (0-6); Developing (7); Accomplished (8); Exemplary (9-10) Elaborates on one’s thoughts/experiences with the ideas within the text. Ideas are supported with evidence, and have practical application.Maximum score10