Setting up your Journal
Review Journal Entry #1
-class reflection on places to improve
-characterization, structure, dialogue
Review Journal Entry Options E, F & H
-opportunity to practice E
HW Signature please. Reading Journal Entry #2 on KINDRED due WED.
TFIOS Rhetorical Analysis Practice Essay Prompt in your Journal, #3.
-timed writing, 45 minutes, 4 paragraphs
HW Write 3-level questions on Kindred for tomorrow.
Review 3Qs, review Journal #2
Figurative Language Graphic Organizer
-characterization (dynamic, static, foil), irony, metaphor, simile, imagery, personification/pathetic fallacy, digression, conflict/parallel conflicts, hyperbole, symbol, motif, theme, etc.
HW find evidence in Kindred of two or more kinds of figurative language; answer, how do these devices enhance the story.
Group-Class discussion: How does time travel work in Kindred; why does Butler use it (rather than some other device); and, is it a metaphor for slavery? Does it make Butler's message more persuasive?
HW Complete literary terms quiz to be turned in for a grade.
Turn in Lit. Terms Quiz
Read Octavia Butler Interview
-respond to prompt
Find language to share aloud
MLA Review to prepare for homework.
HW Typed Paragraph explaining the successes and failures of your education in regards to the Af. Am. slave's experience; compare/contrast them to what you learn from Butler's novel.
DO NOT turn in to turnitin.com.
Due TUESDAY, printed copy.NEXT
TWO WORLDS unit
Demian, by Hermann Hesse