Analyzing Diction: The Author's Choice of Words

Thy, thee, you, me? Get kids thinking about an author’s word choice with a quick lesson on diction. After a brief lecture on this element of literature, guide class members through samples of formal and informal language and then use the provided excerpts to check for understanding. The samples could also be used as homework for extra practice.

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