Self-Portraits in Literature
Think back over the literature you have read in high school. What books or stories contain parts that could be considered examples of self-portrait in a moment of change?
Complete a Quick Write.
- Brainstorm as many titles as you can. You can include works of fiction.
Share your Quick Write responses with your classmates.
- Which writers do you think were most effective at creating interesting and vivid self-portraits?
- What literary techniques did these writers use to fully engage their readers? Give specific examples from the texts you remember to support your thinking.