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  1. ENGLISH II SHORT STORY UNIT DO NOT FEAR… A NICE BIG RESEARCH PAPER FOLLOWS ALL OF THE STORIES WE READ   

  2. TODAY’S OBJECTIVES 10/15/2013 • YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: • UNDERSTAND THE “TARGETS” OF ENGLISH II – OUR SHORT STORY UNIT GOALS • RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE AND EXPECTATIONS OF THE UPCOMING SHORT STORIES • DEFINE ALLEGORY AND ANNOTATE EFFECTIVELY • HOMEWORK: • “The Masque of the Red Death” – (419) -- Read through/to the top of page 424 – stop at “….save the voice of the clock.” Annotate for allegory in green

  3. YOUR JOB FOR TODAY • Please pull out your Tunnel Paper • Please pass it to the first person in your row • Discuss “Targets” – quiz example/basketball • SHORT STORY UNIT PREVIEW • GRAB BOOKS…

  4. TODAY’S OBJECTIVES 10/16/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: • Recall the definition of allegory and identify examples from the text • DISTINGUISH ASPECTS OF SYMBOLISM HOMEWORK: • “The Masque of the Red Death” – FINISH READING & continue to annotate for allegory (green) and symbolism (yellow) and complete handout • BRING INDEPENDENT NOVEL TO CLASS TOMORROW + WORKSHEET CHECK IN TOMORROW

  5. RECAP ON ALLEGORY • ALLEGORY: LITERARY WORK (NARRATIVE) IN WHICH CHARACTERS, OBJECTS, AND EVENTS STAND FOR ABSTRACT QUALITIES • Abstract qualities/ideas: love & freedom evil & goodness hell and/or heaven

  6. RECAP ON ALLEGORY • ALLEGORY: LITERARY WORK (NARRATIVE) IN WHICH CHARACTERS, OBJECTS, AND EVENTS STAND FOR ABSTRACT QUALITIES • Abstract qualities/ideas: love & freedom evil & goodness hell and/or heaven

  7. An allegory involves using many interconnected symbols or allegorical figures in such as way that in nearly every element of the narrative has a meaning beyond the literal level, i.e., everything in the narrative is a symbol that relates to other symbols within the story.

  8. TODAY’S OBJECTIVES 10/18/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: • Recall the definition of allegory and identify examples from the text • Discuss the plot of the story and its significant events HOMEWORK: • “MRD” Quiz Monday

  9. WHAT YOU KNOW… • At the top of 424 – No one appears to be in the seventh room…why? • Why does the music stop at midnight? • After the presence of the stranger… • Prospero’s response to the masked figure…what is he trying to avoid?

  10. Human Folly Vs. The Inevitability of death • INEVITABLE…. • Human Folly is what?

  11. TODAY’S OBJECTIVES 10/21/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of “Masque of the Red Death” Please sit Quietly when you are finished – you may work on something else/listen to music HOMEWORK: Enjoy your Monday BRING BOOKS TO CLASS ALL WEEK

  12. TODAY’S OBJECTIVES 10/22/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: determine correct vs. incorrect answers on “Masque of the Red Death” quiz Demonstrating knowledge of the text Define Types of Irony and accurately identify types within “Lamb to the Slaughter” HOMEWORK: Annotate for 3 types irony in “Lamb to the Slaughter” as you read! Pink - Verbal Green - Situational Yellow - dramatic Bring Text book and handout to class Tomorrow

  13. IRONYThe contrast between what the expectations of a situation are and what is really the case, with a third element, that defines that what is really the case is ironic because of the situation that led to it. 3 TYPES: Verbal: Sarcasm, the “opposite” of what is really meant through speech Situational: the “opposite” of what one expects to happen Dramatic: Information that the reader knows, that a character does not, thus understanding the irony of an event within the text

  14. #omgwhat just happened?http://www.feliciahildebrandt.com/lamb.html

  15. TODAY’S OBJECTIVES 10/28/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: • determine correct vs. incorrect answers in • “Lamb To The Slaughter” quiz • Demonstrating knowledge of the text • Define Satire and its relation within • “Harrison Bergeron” HOMEWORK: Fill out worksheet: 1.)Definitions • 2.)Page #’s – with satire/symbolism

  16. SATIRE • The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices. • Mockery of the government/political figures • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLKR9tCiwvA

  17. TODAY’S OBJECTIVES 10/29/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Define Satire and accurately identify areas within “Harrison Bergeron” the demonstrate this lit. device Discuss: plot, characters, and theme within “H.B.” and determine their purpose HOMEWORK: “H.B.” Quiz Tomorrow

  18. The Story’s Focus…Dystopia Vs. Utopia • A satirical and dystopian science-fiction short story

  19. Characters: George: Restrictions for thinking analytically Represents: He has respect for the rules and represents the common passive citizen who does not critique a government that manipulates individuals. Passiveness towards authority. Hazel: Average intelligence does not allow her to think about anything deeply Represents: In the end all her kindness counts for nothing as her stupidity outruns her good intentions. Hazel has much in common with the Handicapper General, Diana Moon Glampers. This seems to symbolize that America is ruled by persons of average intelligence, a comment on the competence of those running government. Harrison: All-American Athlete and kid Represents: Rebel Diana Moon Glampers: Represents: Oppressive government Ballerinas, government, musicians, etc.

  20. TODAY’S OBJECTIVES 10/30/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Define Satire and accurately identify passages within “Harrison Bergeron” that demonstrate this lit. device Discuss: plot, characters, and theme within “H.B.” and determine their purpose/importance HOMEWORK: “H.b.” Quiz Tomorrow

  21. Places of Satire and Symbolism • The satire raises a serious question: The desire for social equality – the extent or a society will go to reach it

  22. TODAY’S OBJECTIVES 10/30/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Determine correct and incorrect answers on “Harrison Bergeron” Quiz, Demonstrating knowledge of the story’s plot, characters, and meaning HOMEWORK: Enjoy your Wednesday! Independent novel renew and Have YOUR BOOK for class THIS Friday!

  23. TODAY’S OBJECTIVES 10/31/2013HAPPY HALLOWEEN! YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Define Satire and accurately identify types within “Harrison Bergeron” HOMEWORK: