This handout is a quick reference guide for students to use for Literary Analysis based on the FCAT Test Specifications, but can be used to help students review for any standardized test. This handout was designed to accompany the Poetry Tutorial: Tupac "Dear Momma" and Hughes "Mother to Son" and the Handout Poetry Pair, but can be used alone as well.
Literary Analysis Helps us Understand the Tools Author's Use to Build Stories and Poems
1. Character Development
2. Character Perspective
3. Setting and Plot
5. Tone and Mood
6. Figurative Language/ Literary Devices