Presentation on theme: "1. internal Conflict: is conflict that occurs within a character’s own mind 2. external Conflict: struggle between opposing characters or opposing forces."— Presentation transcript:
1. internal Conflict: is conflict that occurs within a character’s own mind 2. external Conflict: struggle between opposing characters or opposing forces. External conflict occurs between a character and (1) another character, (2) an outside force, (3) society, or with (4) nature. 3. protagonist: The leading character or a major character in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text. (the “good guy”) 4. antagonist: The principal character in opposition to the protagonist or hero of a narrative or drama; an adversary. 5. euphemism: A mild or indirect word or expression for one too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing. EXAMPLE: "fairy tale" instead of "lie" or "Quizzipoo" instead of "TEST."
Your mission – should you choose to accept it - is to compose the introductory paragraph of a persuasive essay. Your topic? Write about the benefits of being able to listen to IPods in school. Remember to include a hook, three supporting details, and a thesis statement.
Warm Up Neither.... nor and either....or seem to be referring to two different things but watch out---neither and either are singular pronouns, and they require singular verbs. of neither Test your comprehension of neither....nor and either... or by using them to combine the following sentences. 1.Jonas isn’t coming tonight. Marianne also isn’t coming. 2.Tonight’s program could be Bach. It could also be Beethoven. 3.Houses can be built from wood. They can also be built from brick. 4.Fox News is inaccurate. CNN is also pretty biased. 5.Gordon doesn’t like Chinese food. Sally also doesn’t like Chinese food.
Warm Up O Correct the following sentence: Did you remember to write your research paper asked Mrs. thornwhimple. Oops cried brian.
WARM UP Describe three things you like about yourself and three things about yourself you would like to change? Write ½ page minimum.