TP-CASTT analysis A Story By Li-Young Lee

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Use the below template as a way to complete a TP-CASTT analysis over any given poem.

T (TITLE)

Before reading the poem, identify what the title could mean?

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P (PARAPHRASE)

Translate the poem on a literal level

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C (CONNOTATION)

Extend the poem beyond the literal level; emotional overtones of words, poetic devices

used?

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A (ATTITUDE/TONE

) Think about the speaker’s attitude

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S (SHIFTS)

What are the changes in the speaker's tone or attitude?

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T (TITLE x2)

Look at the title on an interpretive level. What new insights does it provide in understanding the

poem?

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T (THEME/

SUBJECT) What is the author saying?

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