A prompt table for students, to focus them on commenting on different aspects of structure when they are analysing a fiction extract. Also contains a short checklist, key vocabulary list and some banned phrases. Designed for AQA GCSE English Language Paper 1 question 3.
The analysis table focuses on the following areas:
Key vocabulary: dialogue, narrator, repetition of ideas, setting, climax, exposition, beginning, middle, end, flashback, shift, change, perspective, focus, character, move, connotation, suggests, implies, because, causing, creating, establishing, etc.
Phrases to avoid: Makes the reader read on … creates a good picture … creates a good effect …makes it flow ... positive effect … negative effect … Avoid any vague phrase.