in discourse analysis, a measure of comprehension. in miscue analysis, the process in which the reader, having orally read a story, describes what happened in it. Note: The purpose of including retelling in miscue analysis is to gain insight into the reader's ability to interact with, interpret, and draw conclusions from the text. v. retell.
A detailed oral or written recitation of a text, including setting, major and minor events, characters, and plot.