9-10.RL.2.2 Analyze in detail the development of two or more themes over the course of a work of literature, including how they emerge and are shaped and refined by specific details.
9-10.RL.2.3 Analyze how dynamic characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.
9-10.RL.3.1 Analyze and evaluate how an author's choices concerning how to structure a work of literature, order events within it (e.g., parallel episodes), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) contribute to the overall meaning and effect of a work.
9-10.RL.4.1 Evaluate the extent to which multiple interpretations of a story, play, or poem stay faithful to or departs from the text or script.
9-10.RL.4.2 Analyze and evaluate how works of literary or cultural significance draw on and use allusions, archetypes, symbols and allegories from myths, traditional stories, or religious works, including how the material is rendered new.