2 Bildungsroman A story where the protagonist comes of age A sensitive person who looks for answers in a complicated situation.An emotional loss usually leads the protagonist on his/her journey.
3 Deux ex MachinaA situation where a seemingly unsolvable situation is resolved abruptly through an unexpected sourcsTechnically, “GOD in the MACHINE”Popularized by Aristotle
4 Identify a Christ Figure Ideas Surrounding:BirthCharacteristicsActionsAppearanceDeath
5 Christ Figure: BirthCharacter is born in a unique manner. Mother is self sacrificing and virtuous. Derivative of the name “Mary”Divine or royal fatherName is Chris, Christopher, or initials JCChildhood is vague up until age 30Character is considered far away from home or out of place
6 Christ Figure: Characteristics Misunderstood, considered to be crazy or oddSensitive or sympathetic to othersChampions the hungry or desperateOften sees a ‘truth’ that no one else canSurrounded or associated with light
7 Christ Figure: Actions Performs ‘miracles’CelibatePossesses a ‘dual identity’ of something mortal and immortalPersecuted or punished for ideals, which are generally associated with justice or truth
8 Christ Figure: Actions Character represents hope to othersAble to converse with the devil or evil force. This force to tempt the character away from his idealsIs betrayed by those close to him, or is denied by others who know himCharacter has a ‘cross to bear’as emotional or physical issueSurrounding characters utter “God”, “my God”, or “Jesus Christ!” around him
9 Christ: AppearanceReceives injury on the forehead, palms, hands and feet, or the breastAppears poor through tattered clothes or barefootCharacter is portrayed with arms spread
10 Christ: DeathCharacter dies in a way associated with his or her idealsUnjust deathThe character is reborn or returns from death-- physically or emotionally
11 Christ Figures: Examples Superman I, IIJames Cole from 12 MonkeysJohn Connor in TerminatorBladeJohn Locke from “Lost”Gandolf from Two Towers
12 Who Needs a Break?Who: used as the subject in a dependent or independent clauseWhom: used as an objectTitles: all words are capitalized except for articles and prepositions.LIVE IT, LEARN IT, LOVE IT
13 Group ThinkWhat are the elements, dangers, and powers of ‘group think’?‘Group Think’ is when the mob moves relentlessly with limited social norm awareness or morality
14 Group ThinkAbilene Paradox: a group of people collectively decide on a course of action that is opposite of the preferences of any individual. The individual does not, therefore, raise any objection.
15 Group ThinkOchlocracy: Mob rule-- decisions are made by a mass of people
16 Group ThinkDeindividuation: Individuals loosen or forego their moralities, ideals, and opinions and adopt blindly those of the group
17 Ch 6,7 Questions: Copy them and answer What is the ‘sign’ from the adult world at the beginning of CH6?Who discovers it? What do they believe they have found?What does Simon assure Ralph, to which Ralph responds, “You’re batty”? WHAT DOES HE MEAN?Describe Ralph’s actions as he participates in the hunt reenactmentWho goes to tell Piggy that they will be out past dark? What does this represent about Piggy?
18 CH8 questions:Copy and answer WHAT HAPPENS that makes Jack form his own tribe?What does Jack do with the sow’s head, and WHY?With whom does Simon have a conversation at the end of CH8?