Presentation on theme: "LIFE IS FULL OF BEAUTY. NOTICE IT. NOTICE THE BUMBLE BEE, THE SMALL CHILD, AND THE SMILING FACES. SMELL THE RAIN, AND FEEL THE WIND. LIVE YOUR LIFE TO."— Presentation transcript:
LIFE IS FULL OF BEAUTY. NOTICE IT. NOTICE THE BUMBLE BEE, THE SMALL CHILD, AND THE SMILING FACES. SMELL THE RAIN, AND FEEL THE WIND. LIVE YOUR LIFE TO THE FULLEST POTENTIAL, AND FIGHT FOR YOUR DREAMS. Ashlee Smtih
Warm Up – Write about what you see
Dillard had a moment with a weasel SO what?
Strategies used by Dillard The staccato sentence The short, choppy sentence Usually used for emphasis A weasel is wild. We could, you know.
Simile Living LIKE Weasels
Allusion A direct or indirect reference to a famous person, place, thing, event or work of literature/music/art
Allusion? I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
Weasel Modeling Paper Due next Tuesday Living Like…. You are to write a 2 page paper modeling Dillards style on an animal you think we should learn to live like. You must: Be overly descriptive Get philosophical Include a staccato sentence Include juxtaposition
Groups of 4 Post-It Define beauty
1 Picture pg 605 Read for Homework Determine S and P