CAIP: Comprehension – Analysis – Interpretation - Perspectives The CAIP procedure ensures that the analysis of a given text message is full. It takes you through all the three amounts you need to work with to reach a well-argued model, and it provides ideas for even more perspectives. Use it both the moment talking and writing about a text. Only what seems relevant needs to be answered in greater detail. If, for instance, the setting is merely a backdrop, tend not to spend ages looking for a further meaning there. NB! Be sure that your suggestions is certainly not underlined.
| Comprehension| Analysis| Interpretation| Perspectives| Liaison + stage of view| Who is telling the story? By whose viewpoint are the occasions seen? | Is it a first-person or possibly a third-person narrator? Who is the narrator: era, relation to personas and occasions? Omniscient/ unintrusive/ restricted? Story modes: conversation, description, report| What is the narrator's attitude to the events and to the characters? What do the different characters believe: are we told about this, or need to we suppose? Is the narrator reliable or unreliable? Suppose the story had had one other narrator? | Put the text message and your model into a larger perspective: ThemesAuthor's workSetting: TimeSocial environmentPlaceGenrePolitical, traditional events, facts, issuesEtc. | Setting| When and where does the story take place? Actual or fabricated? One or more spots? | Will the text illustrate or reveal a specific interpersonal environment? | Is the environment a fairly neutral backdrop or is it significant for each of our understanding of characters/ plot? Is the setting representational of the characters/ plot? | | Characters| Who? Primary characters: protagonist, antagonist; slight characters. Precisely what are we informed: age, looks, background, human relationships, etc . | Round/ dynamic/ developing – flat/ stationary? How are the characters described: directly by the narrator or indirectly with what they say and do? How would you describe a person with these...