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2 Elements of Lit OMMEpicPoetryRomeo & Juliet

3 Elements of Literature– 100 A kind of writing that uses rhythmic language, including figurative language and imagery designed to appeal to emotion and imagination A.Epic B. Short StoryC. Drama D. PoetryE. Historical Fiction D. Poetry

4 Elements of Literature The basic situation, or exposition, of a short story a. introduces the characters and their conflict b. predicts what will ultimately happen c. summarizes all important occurrences a. introduces the characters and their conflict

5 Elements of Literature The climax of a story a. always comes in the final sentence b. is the highest moment of emotional involvement for the reader c. refers to its message b. is the highest moment of emotional involvement for the reader

6 Elements of Literature Sing in me Muse, and through me tell the story/ of that man skilled in all ways of contending,/ the wanderer, harried for years on end, / after he plundered the stronghold/ on the proud height of Troy. A.Epic B. Short Story C. Drama D. Poetry E. Historical Fiction A. Epic

7 Elements of Literature The essence of irony is a. fear b. surprise c. pride d. hope b. surprise

8 Of Mice and Men- 100 The point of view the novel is written in is: a. 1 st person point of view- told by character in the story using I b. 3 rd person limited point of view- follows thoughts and actions of one character c. Omniscient point of view- follows thoughts and actions of more than one character. b. 3 rd person limited point of view- follows thoughts and actions of one character

9 Of Mice and Men- 200 The exposition of the novel is a. Main Characters George and Lennie want to make enough money to buy their own ranch. b. George and Lennie have to be careful about Curley and Curleys wife who want to make trouble for them and get them fired. c. Lennie accidently kills Curleys wife b. George and Lennie have to be careful about Curley and Curleys wife

10 Of Mice and Men- 300 The theme of human desire for friendship is best shown through a. Crooks, Curleys wife, old Candy and his dog, George and Lennies unusual friendship b. Curleys nastiness towards George and Lennie c. The violence in the novel: Carlson killing Candys dog, Lennie killing Curleys wife, George killing Lennie. a. Crooks, Curleys wife, old Candy and his dog, George and Lennies unusual friendship

11 Of Mice and Men- 400 Of Mice and Men is an example of historical fiction because a. George and Lennie were real people and this is the real story of their lives. b. It is a fantasy story that could never really have happened c. It deals with real events and attitudes of its time period, such as the Great Depression, migrant workers, discrimination, and the dust bowl

12 Of Mice and Men- 500 List 3 characteristics of an epic

13 Epic – 100 A long wandering or voyage usually marked by many changes of fortune. An intellectual or spiritual wandering or quest. a. Odyssey b. Figurative Language c. Personification a. Odyssey

14 Epic …until a third Dawn came with ringlets shining… a. Odyssey b. Figurative Language c. Personification

15 Epic …and he wept at last, his dear wife, clear and faithful, in his arms, longed for as the sun-warmed earth is longed for by a swimmer spent in rough water where his ship went down under Poseidons bows, gale winds and tons of sea. A. Homeric simile B. Epithet A. Homeric Simile

16 Epic I am Odysseus, raider of cities A. Homeric simile B. Epithet

17 Epic Name 3 Characteristics of an epic 1-The main character (or protagonist) is heroically larger than life, often the source and subject of legend or a national hero. 2-The deeds of the hero are presented without favoritism, revealing his failings (or flaws) as well as his virtues (strengths) 3-The action, often in battle, reveals the more-than-human strength of the heroes as they engage in acts of heroism and courage 4-The setting covers several nations, the whole world, or even the universe 5- The episodes, even though they may be fictional, provide an explanation for some of the circumstances or events in the history of a nation or people 6- The gods and lesser divinities play an active role in the outcome of actions 7- All of the various adventures form an organic whole, where each event relates in some way to the central theme

18 Poetry A comparison of two unlike object using like or as a. Imagery b. Personification c. Simile d. Alliteration c. Simile

19 Poetry Words/phrases that appeal to our senses to create a picture in our mind a. Imagery b. Personification c. Simile d. Alliteration a. Imagery

20 Poetry An implied or expressed comparison between two dissimilar objects where one object is said to be another a. Onomatopoeia b. Rhyme c. Hyperbole d. Metaphor

21 Poetry Exaggeration to emphasize a point or to be humorous a. Onomatopoeia b. Rhyme c. Hyperbole d. Metaphor c. Hyperbole

22 Poetry This bud of love, by summers ripening breath. A-simileC- direct metaphor B- implied metaphor D- extended metaphor B- implied metaphor

23 Romeo and Juliet In the exposition of a play a. the situation out of which the conflict arises is set forth b. the conflict intensifies, time /sense of urgency important c. hero makes a decision/action that starts him on a downward spiral d. it is the reversal of the advancing hero e. opposition reaches full strength to defeat the weakened hero a. the situation out of which the conflict arises is set forth

24 Romeo and Juliet In the rising action of a play a. the situation out of which the conflict arises is set forth b. the conflict intensifies, time /sense of urgency important c. hero makes a decision/action that starts him on a downward spiral d. it is the reversal of the advancing hero e. opposition reaches full strength to defeat the weakened hero b. the conflict intensifies, time /sense of urgency important

25 Romeo and Juliet Which of the following happens in the climax of Romeo and Juliet? a. Juliet kills herself b. Romeo and Juliet, who come from feuding families, fall in love c. Romeo kills Tybalt; Juliet refuses to marry Paris d. Juliet must take potion a day early; Romeo does not receive the Friars letter e. Romeo and Juliet marry; Tybalt sends Romeo a challenge to a duel. a. Juliet kills herself

26 Romeo and Juliet My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown, and known too late! Prodigious birth of love it is to me That I must love a loathed enemy. What does it mean and who said it? Juliet- to herself. She fell in love with Romeo before she knew who he was.

27 Romeo and Juliet Name 3 characteristics of a tragedy 1-The play must concern a serious subject. 2-The tragedy must befall a conspicuous person; the character must be a great figure or one that is representative of a higher class. The tragic hero falls from a high place. 3-There must be a contrast between previous happiness and/or glory and fate met. 4-The calamities do not simply happen nor are they sent; they proceed mainly from the actions of men. Shakespeares tragic heroes are responsible for their own catastrophes. The incidents must be absolutely honest and without the element of coincidence or chance. What should happen must happen. 5-The play must lead up to and include the death of the hero, but before the hero meets defeat, first must come enlightenment. 6-The suffering and calamity are exceptional, striking, and unexpected. 7-The basic emotions in reaction to the tragedy are those of fear and pity, (pity for the suffering of the protagonist, and fear that we may meet the same fate.)

28 FINAL JEOPARDY Which of the following is an example of a correctly formatted in-text citation a. (page 500, Roberts) b. (Roberts, page 500) c. (Roberts 500) d. (500 Roberts) c. (Roberts 500)


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