The House on Mango Street
-style of writing
-short Cisneros Biography, modern work
-define vignette: portrait, appeal to sense,
--review figurative language
HW Read and write, pp 3-20 for Thursday; Write “Hairs” or “My Name” mimic, due Thursday.
Independent Reading Review
HW Mimics due tomorrow.
-create sensory wheel for notes: record evidence that fits in the appropriate sense
-Review “The House…,” Answer: What kind of house is it? How does the nun question reveal the character’s true feelings about her house? How does repetition work in this vignette?
-Review “Hairs,” Answer: What kind of hair characterizes her various family members? Record evidence in your sensory wheel.
-Review “Boys and Girls” and Identify motifs. How does the narrator’s circumstances affect her freedom? Identify and analyze the metaphor.
-Review “Cathy, Queen of Cats” and Comment on the figurative language and device, what is their effect? Comment on gentrification and socio-economic status. Comment on narrative or embedded dialogue.
-Review “Our Good Day” and examine bicycle symbolism.
HW Read pp21-32 for MONDAY; and write 1 mimic of your choice for TUESDAY.