SOAPS and DIDOS. An Introduction to Close Reading. SOAPS. Subject Occasion Audience Purpose Speaker. S: SUBJECT. The subject of an essay is the writer’s main point, the topic being addressed. There are sometimes multiple points.
SOAPS and DIDOS
An Introduction to Close Reading
Good readers use these tools for every book, story, poem, and essay they read. Good writers make conscious choices about these tools in every piece they write.
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