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Agenda 5-20-2015 Juniors - American Short StoriesFreshmen - Fahrenheit 451Good Afternoon 5-20-2015Step 1: Please grab your notebook, & journalStep 2: Start a fresh page, date it and title it JournalIn On The Rainy River the narrator, Tim OBrien, tells a story that hes never told before, (40). As he tells us this story, he recounts he drove from his home, through the Midwest, and to the Rainy River. On one side of the water is America, and a certain trip to Vietnam. On the other side is Canada, freedom, and a virtual guarantee of a lengthy exile, apart from friends and family. OBrien claims that he is embarrassed by this story, that it hurts to tell. What, then, do you think is his purpose in telling us this story?
The Vietnam War QuestionsWhen was the Vietnam War?When did Springsteen write Born in the USA?Is this time difference between the end of the Vietnam War and the release of Born in the USA significant? Why? Does it affect the way you understand the song?Literary TermsIronyThe term irony can have many meanings. For example, irony may be dramatic, situational, or literary. In a literary or poetic work such as songwriting, words are ironic when their actualmeaning is the opposite of their literal meaning. For example: Oh great, what a beautiful day! to express disappointment over rainy, dreary weather. Does Springsteen use irony in Born in the U.S.A.? How?MetaphorA metaphor is a figure of speech where one thing is used as a symbol of something else. Forexample: To err is human; to forgive, divine or, Ask not what your country can do for youask what you can do for your country. Are there metaphors in Born in the U.S.A.? What are they?AntithesisThe contrasting of two ideas by placing them close together (juxtaposing them). For example: The deep green lawn was flecked with shadows, and the autumn trees blazes in hues or orange, crimson, and yellow. How does Springsteen use this rhetorical device in Born in the U.S.A.?ToneThe authors attitude towards what is being written about. How would you describe the tone of this song?Imagery Descriptive language that paints a picture in the readers mind. For example: She walks in beauty like the night of cloudless climes and starry skies. In what ways does Springsteen use imagery in his lyrics?
Step 1: Please grab your notebook, & Fahrenheit 451Step 2: Start a fresh page, date it and title it JournalWhat does this novel mean? What is it saying to readers? What does the world of Guy Montag, Clarisse McClellan, and Captain Beatty have to say about our own world?
Vocab Quiz Tomorrow!Partner Essay Due Wednesday May 27th 2015End of Fahrenheit 451 test on May 28th 2015Good Morning/Afternoon 5-20-2015
Partner WritingGet on a Shared Google DocWith your partner you will copy and past both of your charts and your additional evidence gathered.Then you will write a 4 paragraph essay on the Power of Storytelling and what happens if we lose it. Each partner is in charge of 1 body paragraph and one other paragraph. Connection to your ArticlesAt the bottom of your three column charts determine a central idea of the text and assess whether the authors reasoning is valid.What issues raised in Fahrenheit 451 connect with your article? Find a quote from Fahrenheit 451 that connects with each claim you used in your chart.Recall a person you saw today on your way to school. Describe this person and invent a story about them: Who is he/she? Where is that person going? Invent a distinct characteristic or hobby you think this person would have based on what you observed about him/her this morning. Relay Writing
Part 3: Burning Bright What is Mildreds main concern as she runs out of the house? What feelings does Montag have about the burning house? While Montag was in flight from the scene of Beattys murder, what thought occurred to him about Beatty? What is the explanation which Montag and Faber arrive at for how so very much could have happened within one week? What are Montags impressions of the land across the river? When Montag complained about being unable to remember Mildred, what explanation did Granger give him? What was Grangers philosophy on life, taught to him by his grandfather, and handed on to Montag?Describe the effects of the war as Montag imagined them. What is the promise at the end of the novel?
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