Since year 7, you have learnt that interpreting English texts means analyzing how their techniques create effects, including meaning and emotional impact.
Imagine you’re answering Question 1: Question 1: How does Ezra Pound’s In a Station of the Metro represent the experience of urban life in the early twentieth century? (2 marks)
Pound, In a Station of the Metro The apparition of these faces in the crowd; Petals on a wet, black bough.
For a short response question like this, you need to do two things:
- Answer the question
- Provide one piece of evidence supporting your answer per mark.
You need to analyse the evidence using the TEE structure: technique, example, effect.