Complete the following 10 questions for BOTH of your books: Identify the narrator of the story, the point of view, and the narrator’s and author’s tone presented in the novel. Keep track of theme(s) as they emerge and your reactions to them. Take notes on the setting (including culture) and how it affects or influenced the characters and the evolution of the plot. Note the structure of the novel. Is it linear or nonlinear (uses flashbacks)? How does that contribute to the novel? Note interesting or unusual diction (word choice). How does that contribute to the meaning of the novel? Note 5 instances of figurative language (metaphor, simile, personification, hyperbole) used throughout the novel and explain how it contributes to the meaning. What imagery is used in the novel and when (give 3 examples from the text)? What purpose does this serve? Write down 10 vocabulary words from throughout the novel you come across and define them. Write three (3) quotes from the text that you found interesting or made you think. Write a paragraph on each explaining why you found these important? Do they remind you of something in your own life or another book you’ve read? What made them stand out? How are they important to the novel as a whole? Write a paragraph responding to the novel. Did you like the book? Why? Why not? What parts of the novel were the most troublesome? What parts did you enjoy? Would you read more novels about this topic? By this author? Why?