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NSI Genre Analysis Read the example news story interview and complete the following questions and tasks. Post your completed analysis in your Drop Box. [You do not need to write complete, perfect sentences, but you do need to write responses that you and I can both understand later]. 1. Does the title catch your attention? How many words are in the title? Yes. Six 2. What does the writer do in the first sentence of the article to catch the readers’ interest? The writer uses a quote from his father. 3. Underline the sentence(s) in the introduction that introduce the topic and purpose of the article. 4. How are the body paragraphs organized? [highlight one] Chronological order going through person’s experience Chronological order going through the interview questions/answers Topical order (one paragraph for each important idea) Other order [explain here: ] And how do you know this? The paragraphs are written in the order of the writer’s father’s experience. In his report, his father describes his life and how he experienced the culture revolution.
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Unformatted text preview: 5. What do you learn about the interviewee’s personality From the arTcle? How does the writer show this personality? ²he interviewee is a tough and though³ul man who Fought For he and his Family’s lives. ²he author uses quotes From the interviewee’s words and descripTon about the interviewee when he was interviewed to show his personality. 6. Underline all the direct quotes From the interviewee. About how much oF the text consists oF quotes? About 1/3 oF the sentences oF the text consists oF quotes. 7. With the same color, highlight or underline all the paraphrases oF the interviewee’s responses. About how much oF the texts consists oF interview reporTng? About 1/3 oF the sentences oF the text consists oF interview reporTng. 8. Now, with a di´erent color, underline all the writer’s own analysis oF the interviewee’s responses. Is there more reporTng or more analysis in the arTcle? ²here is more reporTng than analysis in the arTcle....
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