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Text Analysis - The Method - "THE METHOD(Looking for...

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"THE METHOD" (Looking for Patterns of Repetition, Contrast, and Anomaly) Rationale: "The Method" is a tool that you use to ANALYZE texts. If you become a good analyst by understanding and applying "The Method" to your reading, then you will become better at making more interesting INTERPRETATIONS. Step 1: Notice & Focus Write a list of details. What is significant, interesting, revealing, strange? d~1YlC\ 3\)0cltn OV!o' ··J... 1,{) {tl ) 0 .. "> 0 ~ " 1 -.~-y- ) -r betclc_ ~~ct' ~ lorulu V'l 0 YV\tVl b I o. r 1 t1 ~ 1{\)0~ l 1 V\ON hJ.. L e&.vt \:::2P5 {h.t. '{ <11 d ,l A """cl cJoi h I {l a_) _ o:\ eo1e R/couV\M o~ \JJLlA ~ck fV yOJ dcx:--tvv d m-tYI \:x?cl'-( (J1~reiHS ..-r Step 2: Repetitions Write a list of all repeated words, details, and ideas. W OYY\tAYI lone I i ruzss vJh d { C():l..f blarrLfcUny \ 0 e- \L' 1 CJ h~~r·)C\ 'arJJ) Step 3: Strands Strands are groups of similar or connected words or details. Write a list of them. deoth b?Ji tCfG~ benne ~ornen lxin~ 0\lone Step 4: Binary Oppositions . / Write down all organizing contrasts (e. g. black/white; good/bad). ~ I Vl~ \ I~HI~ Y?O S(Rlp } no '{JO: ) b\a , ' J jty~ \f -- h cte+ ) ~i ti dotv \ ~~ m I S .llett:L
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