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TPS-FASTT for “Totally Like Whatever You Know?”Part 1: Complete the table below to analyze the poem.TPS-FASTT:Poem Analysis Method:title, paraphrase, speaker, figurative language, attitude, tone, shift(s), title revisited andthemeTitle:Often time authors concealmeaning in the title and/or give cluesabout the meaning of the poem. Readthe title and then jot down what youthink this poem will be about.What I think the poem is going to be about is people talking about stuff the title seemskinda sassy and that might portatree into the authors tone and what the author is sayingmaybe this poem is talking between two people like a dialogue.Paraphrase:Before you beginthinking about meaning or tying toanalyze the poem, don't overlook theliteral meaning of the poem. Whenyou paraphrase the poem, write inyour own words exactly whathappens in the poem.This is not aninterpretation.The poem is saying why don’t people talk with certainty and determination, why do we turneverything into a question when were not sure. The author talks strongly about taking withcertainty, and why people are afraid to say whats on their minds, he talks about ourgeneration beinginarticulate and why.Speaker:Who is the speaker in thispoem? Remember to alwaysdistinguish speaker from the poet. Insome cases the speaker and poetmight be the same, as in an

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Term
Spring
Professor
Deb Albert
Tags
Meaning of life, Ness, broad

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