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  1. Bellringer • The setting for “The Lady or the Tiger?” takes place in a(n)- • Castle in medieval France • Fictional kingdom • Actual lost civilization • A city in ancient Rome • According to the king’s system of justice, each prisoner has to – a. fight a vicious tiger b. confess or be killed c. die for his crimes d. open one of the two doors

  2. Read the following handout and complete the assignment that follows See the following two slides

  3. Head your paperAmbiguity and Themeand copy the following slides (2) Theme • The main idea of the story • Central idea of a literary work (story, poem) • Moral or the lesson from the text • What the writer wants you to learn • Don’t include items for the story/ poem

  4. Ambiguity notes can be found on p. 359 of the Elements of Literature Book. Also, here is a breakdown. • Ambiguity is what you find at the end or stories/ movies like Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, Twilight, and Star Wars. • Ambiguity comes at the end, when the movies say to be continue and you are left wondering what will happen next. • Ambiguity is unclear, uncertain, and indirect. • It puts you in a state of mind where you don’t know what will happen next.

  5. What is the theme of the Poem, “The World is not a pleasant place to be?” Read the Poem, Elements of literature book p. 52 Or see the following link http://poetry365.tumblr.com/post/374184041/the-world-is-not-a-pleasant-place-to-be-nikki-giovanni

  6. Homework Grammar and Language Workbook pp. 323-325 And Study for tomorrow’s quiz