How to Write a Critical Outline for Fiction
Length—Generally 3-4 pages
Georgia: Books 3.4 untill 5.5; critical outline with all of the chapters!!!
Step One: Review the number of chapters involved in the assignment (given in page numbers).
Step Two:Read the given section of pages.
Step Three: Create chapter summaries for each chapter in the given assignment. Tell what goes on in the chapter, to whom, and to what effect. Use the chapter numbers as headers: ChapterOne: (then give summary), etc.
Step Four: Find some part of a scene in one of the chapters that strikes you as unusual (ananomaly). Decide whether you are positively or negatively disposed to this anomaly. Summarize he anomaly and your reaction under the header: Anomaly.
Step Five: Cite one philosophical principle that you think in some way connects to the anomaly. Header: Philosophical Principle.
Book: Michael Boylan, Georgia: A Trilogy