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===Plot Summary===
===Plot Summary===
Summarize the important plot points.
Summarize the important plot points in paragraph form. This is a “Cliffs Notes” version of the plot, or synopsis, that covers main plot points only, without commentary or analysis.{{refn|{{cite web |url=https://copywritingcourse.com/how-to-write-a-book-summary/ |title=How to Write a Book Summary, Step-by-Step (w/ Templates)  |last=Glass |first=Mitch |date={{date|2019-09-30|MDY}} |website=Copywriting Course |publisher= |access-date={{date|2021-08-20|ISO}} }}}} Plot summaries should not be too long, but give the reader an adequate idea bout the narrative’s main events and characters.


===Character Sketch===
===Character Sketch===
Describe the character and their importance to the text. Longer sketches might be their own sub-page of the study guide. Use the {{tl|Infobox character}} and [[w:Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/CharacterArticleTemplate|this page template]].
Describe the character and his or her importance to the text. A sketch, or analysis, introduces the character to the reader by giving a brief overview of the character.{{refn|{{cite web |url=https://leverageedu.com/blog/how-to-write-a-character-sketch/ |title=How to Write a Character Sketch? |author=<!--Web team--> |date={{date|2021-04-16|MDY}} |website=Leverage Edu |publisher= |access-date={{date|2021-08-20|ISO}} |ref={{SfnRef|Leverage|2021}} }}}} Longer sketches might be their own sub-pages of the study guide. Use the {{tl|Infobox character}} and [[w:Wikipedia:WikiProject Novels/CharacterArticleTemplate|this page template]]. The template will give you an outline of details to consider when writing the sketch, but generally you might start with the character’s role in the work, including a physical description and background, the character’s main actions, and his or her personality, psychology, motivations, and relationships.{{refn|{{cite web |url=https://fictionfoundry.alumni.columbia.edu/character_sketch_template |title=Character Sketch Template |last=White |first=Ralph |date={{date|2014-08-14|MDY}} |website=Columbia Fiction Foundry |publisher=Columbia Alumni Association |access-date={{date|2021-08-20|ISO}} }}}} Remember, you want to provide a snapshot of the character to help readers visualize him or her and that answers some of the important questions about the character’s role in the story.{{sfn|Leverage|2021}}


===Theme Exploration===
===Theme Exploration===
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Research and define a [[Literary Terms|literary term]] applicable to your course of study.
Research and define a [[Literary Terms|literary term]] applicable to your course of study.


===Notes===
==Notes and References==
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[[Category:LitWiki]]
[[Category:LitWiki]]