Satire in 60 Second

Satire Class Work

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Tone and Mood

Review #1

Things you should know:

 

  1. This is a quiz game, so it’s a quiz grade.
  2. You may work with are two or three people but this is NOT a team grade.
  3. Individual grades will be given and individual papers will be completed.
  4. You may discuss each question with your team but whatever you put on your paper is up to you, and whatever you’ve put on your paper is what your grade will be based upon.
  5. You may not use outside sources (with the obvious exception of #s 18 & 19.
  6. You must submit your answer sheets to my desk by the end of class. This is NOT homework. Any answer sheets not left on my desk at the end of class will be considered as late submissions.
  7. This activity is worth a possible 100 pts.
  1. What’s the definition of the word epic?
  2. Use the word palette in a sentence.
  3. What’s the definition of the word prodigal?
  4. Use the word tedium in a sentence.
  5. Write a different conjugation of the word contrition.
  6. What’s the definition of the word parable?
  7. What’s the definition of the word neurotic?
  8. Write a definition for the word Wit.
  9. Use the word languishing in a sentence.
  10. Write a synonym and an antonym for the word doubt.

 

  1. main clause,main clause = .

 

Circle one: Comma Splice/ Fused Sentence

 

  1. main clause+ � + main clause= .

 

Circle one: Comma Splice/ Fused Sentence

 

 

 

  1. List the four ways to correct a comma splice or fused sentence

 

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  1. Julie is a real hypochondriac when her stomach hurts, she is certain that she has a bleeding ulcer, and if she has a backache, she believes that she has cancer of the spine. Circle one: Comma Splice/ Fused Sentence. Correct it.

 

  1. My cat Buster loves to nap on warm appliances when he sleeps on top of the television, his tail swipes the screen like a windshield wiper. Circle one: Comma Splice/ Fused Sentence. Correct it.

 

  1. Coordinating conjunctions are also called the FANBOYS. List the word that each letter of FANBOYS stands for.

F =

A =

N =

B =

O =

Y =

S =

 

  1. List at least three subordinate conjunctions.

 

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  1. Create a correctly formatted MLA citation for Wit.

 

 

 

  1. Go to this website <http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/&gt; and create a correctly formatted MLA citation.

 

 

 

 

  1. 100% Perfect Girl by __________________________________________________
  2. __________________________________________________ by Kate Tempest
  3. The Thing In the Forest by ______________________________________________
  4. Wit by _____________________________________________________________
  5. Doubt by ___________________________________________________________

 

  1. Complete this list for Doubt by providing an example of each:

 

protagonist ____________________________________

antagonist ____________________________________

foil ____________________________________

round character ____________________________________

flat character ____________________________________

dynamic character ____________________________________

static character ____________________________________

plot conflict ____________________________________

inciting incident ____________________________________

rising action ____________________________________

falling action ____________________________________

resolution ____________________________________

theme ____________________________________

motif ____________________________________

symbol ____________________________________

tone ____________________________________

mood ____________________________________

setting ____________________________________

diction ____________________________________

irony ____________________________________

epiphany ____________________________________

metaphor ____________________________________

  1. Complete this list for The Thing In the Forest by providing an example of each:

 

protagonist ____________________________________

antagonist ____________________________________

foil ____________________________________

round character ____________________________________

flat character ____________________________________

dynamic character ____________________________________

static character ____________________________________

plot conflict ____________________________________

inciting incident ____________________________________

rising action ____________________________________

falling action ____________________________________

resolution ____________________________________

theme ____________________________________

motif ____________________________________

symbol ____________________________________

tone ____________________________________

mood ____________________________________

setting ____________________________________

diction ____________________________________

irony ____________________________________

metaphor ____________________________________

allusion ___________________________________

  1. What is a single story?
  1. According to Phil Kay, why do we tell stories?

 

  1. According to Sarah Kaye, why do we tell stories?

 

  1. How does the danger of a single story affect the characters in Doubt?

 

  1. How does the danger of a single story affect the characters in Wit?

 

  1. How does the danger of a single story affect the characters in Brand New Ancients?

 

  1. Draw a Venn diagram depicting the similarities and differences between Wit and Doubt. Include at least eight pieces of information.

 

 

  1. How is Brand New Ancients a parable?

 

 

  1. How is Doubt a parable?

 

 

  1. How is Wit a parable?

 

 

  1. How is The Thing In the Forest a parable?

 

 

  1. How is The 100 % Perfect Girl a parable?

 

 

 

Research Paper Outline

http://valenciacollege.edu/wp/cssc/documents/LiteraryResearchPaperStructure.pdf

Mid Term Study Guide

Contemporary Fiction

Midterm Study Guide

Ms Gareis

2014-2015

 

 

What should I expect?

 

It will include a matching portion, short answer portion, reading comprehension portion, MLA formatting portion and essay portion.

 

Honors students will have two extra questions in each section as well as be required to write an extra paragraph on the essay.

 

The total possible score for all versions will be 100 pts. There will be one extra credit question (valued at a possible 5 pts).

 

The exam will be CLOSED book, any reading material needed to complete the exam will be provided for you during the exam period.

 

It will cover the following material.

 

Vocabulary

 

Review all of the vocabulary for Brad New Ancients, Wit and Doubt.

 

The vocab portion may require you to match, create sentences, write definitions or any combination of these three tasks.

 

Grammar

 

Review the rules associated with comma splices, run-ons and fragments. Know how to identify subordinate and main clauses, subordinate conjunctions and coordinating conjunctions. For review use the Grammar Bytes site http://www.chompchomp.com/exercises.htm

 

The grammar potion may require you to match, correct, list, create sentences, write definitions or any combination of these tasks.

 

MLA Formatting

 

Be familiar with the basics of MLA formatting and style.

 

The MLA formatting portion may require you to match, correct, or create a first page, in text citation, or works cited page or citation for a single author book, webpage, image, or periodical.

 

 

Reading Comprehension

 

You will be provided with a short reading passage and several questions that you will respond to directly and in complete sentences. Grammar, spelling and content will be all be factored into the grading of this portion. The passage will be related to either Wit, Doubt, The Thing In the Forest, Brand New Ancients, or Story-telling .

 

Be prepared to

  1. Read the passage
  2. Answer questions regarding the passage
  3. Formulate a strong and arguable thesis

 

 

The Stories and Novels

 

You should be prepared to accurately identify and discuss protagonist, antagonist, foil, round character, flat character, dynamic character, static character, plot; including conflict, inciting incident, rising action, falling action and resolution, theme, motif, symbol, tone, mood, setting, diction, irony, epiphany, metaphor in the following poem, plays and stories:

 

Wit, Doubt, The Thing In the Forest, On Seeing the 100% Perfect Girl One April Morning, Brand New Ancients

 

You should understand and be able to clearly explain why we tell stories and the dangers of telling a single story. You should be able to apply your knowledge of these concepts to any of the following:

 

Wit, Doubt, The Thing In the Forest, On Seeing the 100% Perfect Girl One April Morning, Brand New Ancients

 

You should understand and be able to identify and discuss the connections between:

 

Wit and Doubt

 

 

The story and novel potion may require you to match, write definitions, directly respond to short answer questions, complete diagrams or any combination of these tasks.

 

 

 

 

 

Essay Question

 

You will be asked to write a three (four for honors) paragraph essay concerning Wit, Brand New Ancients, and/or Doubt.

Doubt Study Questions

Doubt Study Questions

 

1) Father Flynn’s sermons, in which he presents parables inspired by his daily

conversations, are not especially religious. Does one need to be religious in order

to be moral? What would Father Flynn and Shanley himself suggest?

 

2) Shanley begins his preface to Doubt by asking, “What’s under a play? What

holds it up? You might as well ask what’s under me. On what am I built?

There’s something silent under every person and under every play. There’s

something unsaid under every given society as well.” Discuss Shanley’s opening

statements and explain how they relate to the plot and themes of the play?

 

3) In the brief biography that accompanies the play, Shanley writes that he was not

only “thrown out of St. Helena’s kindergarten,” but was also “expelled from

Cardinal Spellman High School” and “placed on academic probation by New

York University.” When asked why he had been treated in this manner, Shanley

says he “burst into tears and said he had no idea.” Why has Shanley chosen to

present himself in this humorous but significant way? What do these details

suggest about his character? Does your knowledge of these details affect your

reading of the play? Do you see Shanley as a rebellious figure?

 

4) Sister Aloysius and Sister James represent two contrasting philosophies of

education, the first formal and the other lenient. Which character would you find

more effective as an educator? Does your school strike a balance between these

two approaches? Do you find it too repressive or too lenient?

 

5) Compare and contrast the values and attitudes associated with Sister Aloysius, on the one hand, and Sister James and Father Flynn on the other. Which values and

attitudes do you find more conducive to learning? Are there any risks involved in

creating too nurturing an environment?

 

6) What specific evidence does Sister Aloysius have to support her conviction that

Father Flynn behaved inappropriately with Donald? How does Sister Aloysius go

about gathering her proof? What is Sister Aloysius’s view on truth? And Father

Flynn’s? Note that he reminds Sister Aloysius that “even if you feel certainty, it is

an emotion and not a fact.” What is your view on truth? Do you believe in

absolute truth or relative truth?

 

7) Sister Aloysius points out that the gardener “pruned this bush, which was the right thing to do, but he neglected to protect it from the frost.” How does this statement apply to Sister Aloysius’ own attempts to protect her students? Why is the action of pruning symbolic?

 

8) How does the segregation along gender lines affect Father Flynn? The convent,

were the nuns are, is separated from the rectory, where the priests are, by the

garden. What does the garden symbolize? What does the spatial division suggest

about power and gender, and how does it place constraints on how the case of

Father Flynn must be dealt with and resolved? Sister Aloysius succinctly states

“the men run everything” and “we might as well be separated by the Atlantic

Ocean.” How is her power thwarted?

 

9) How is the following line symbolic? Sister Aloysius humorously declares “what

with our being in black and white, and so prone to falling, we’re more like

dominoes than anything else.”

 

10) Father Flynn argues that skepticism can provide a sense of community that is

every bit as nourishing as faith. Indeed, he ends his first sermon by saying,

“Doubt can be a bond as powerful and sustaining as certainty.” Do you agree or

disagree? Support your answer with examples from the play and/or personal

experience.

Doubt Literary Analysis

How to Write a Literary Analysis

Step 1: Choosing either Sister A, Father Flynn, or Sister J – analyse their character. Write a thesis statement that suggests what role they play in the greater theme of the story.

Step 2:  Now Identify symbols, phrases, mannerisms, actions etc that are associated with the character that will support your ARGUABLE statement concerning their character. (note the page number when you find the use).

Step 3:  Write an outline using those tools and the examples:

I. Thesis statement (this is ONE sentence)

II. First tool you will discuss (1st paragraph)

  1. 1st piece of evidence supporting this tool
  2. 2nd piece of evidence supporting this tool
  3. 3rd piece of evidence supporting this tool

III. Second tool you will discuss (2nd  paragraph)

  1. 1st piece of evidence supporting this tool
  2. 2nd piece of evidence supporting this tool
  3. 3rd piece of evidence supporting this tool

IV. Third tool you will discuss (3rd paragraph)

  1. 1st piece of evidence supporting this tool
  2. 2nd piece of evidence supporting this tool
  3. 3rd piece of evidence supporting this tool

V. Restate thesis statement (this is ONE sentence)

Step 4:  Write a thesis statement for your paper—Based on the evidence that relates to your topic—and what you anticipate you might say about those pieces of evidence—come up with a working thesis.  Use the example below to plug in your own words:

Thesis statement: Dickens’ portrayal of the French Revolution and the love triangle depends mainly on his use of four artistic tools:  paradox, parallelism, figurative language, and theme.

Step 5:   Write your body paragraph following your outline.

Step 6: Create transitions between paragraphs.

Step 7:  Write the Thesis statement again, but in different words. You may use one-three sentences.

Step 8:  Revise―Read and revise for accuracy.  Ensure you have supported your thesis statement.

Step 9:  Edit―Check and edit your paper for spelling and grammatical errors. Make sure it is in MLA format.

Step 10: Create a Works Cited page (you’ll need citations for Wit, The Runaway Bunny and Death Be Not Proud) and make certain you’ve used in-text citations for all your direct quotations.

Step 11: Upload it to turnitin.com

Ethos, Pathos, Logos Handout For Speech

http://www.english.lsu.edu/English_UWriting/FILES/item35402.pdf

Discussion Group Question Responses

Post your group number and your COMPLETE SENTENCE responses in a comment on this post.