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1 Literary & Grammar Analysis “The Minister’s Black Veil” by Nathaniel Hawthrone

2 Grammar Adjective Clause- a subordinate clause that modifies a noun or pronoun by telling what kind or which one.

3 Grammar Adverb Clause- a subordinate clause that modifies a verb, adjective, adverb or verbal by telling where, when, in what way, to what extent, under what condition or why

4 Grammar Noun clause- a subordinate clause that functions as the subject or direct object in a sentence.

5 Examples of Clauses The veil that Mr. Hooper wore was disturbing to the congregation. (adjective clause modifying the noun veil) When Mr. Hooper started wearing the veil, everyone wondered why. (adverb clause modifying the verb wondered.) The town did not understand why he wore the veil. (noun clause)

6 Literary Parable- story that teaches a moral lesson

7 Literary Inference- a conclusion you make when you apply your life experience to story details. Make inferences by noting descriptions, dialogue, and actions and assessing in view of your own knowledge of human nature.

8 Example of an Inference Textual Evidence: “A sad smile gleamed faintly from beneath the black veil,…” Inference:The minister has suffered a loss.

9 Vocabulary Define the following words on page 270 Inanimate Venerable Pathos Impertinent Obstinacy Imperceptible


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