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Literary Concepts in The Outsiders. Foreshadowing (5) = “And Johnny, who was the most law-abiding of us, now carried in his back pocket a six-inch switchblade.

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1 Literary Concepts in The Outsiders

2 Foreshadowing (5) = “And Johnny, who was the most law-abiding of us, now carried in his back pocket a six-inch switchblade. He’d use it, too, if he ever got jumped again. They had scared him that much. He would kill the next person who jumped him.” “If that old church ever caught fire, there’d be no stopping it.” Ponyboy and Johnny run off to the park to “cool off” after Darry hits Ponyboy. Pony infers Dally has “broke” and reached his “breaking point.” “I been carryin’ around a heater. It ain’t loaded, but it sure does help in a bluff.” It is inevitable that Johnny will kill someone

3 Symbolism (8) = Sunrises Sunsets Darkness Blue Mustang Bob’s Rings Switchblade Mickey Mouse (Soda’s Horse) Hair (Greased, Blonde) The Church Unloaded Gun Gas Station The Rumble Gold Gone with the Wind Cigarettes Vacant Lot I infer symbolizes because.

4 Symbolism (8) = Sunrises Sunsets Darkness Blue Mustang Bob’s Rings Switchblade Mickey Mouse (Soda’s Horse) Hair (Greased, Blonde) The Church Unloaded Gun Gas Station The Rumble Gold Gone with the Wind Cigarettes Vacant Lot The Broken Bottle The Letters I infer symbolizes because.

5 Tone (5) = “Stay gold Ponyboy…Stay gold.” “Greasers will still be greasers and Socs will still be Socs. Sometimes I think it’s the ones in the middle that are really the lucky ones.” “We couldn’t get along without him. We needed Johnny as much as he needed the gang. And for the same reason.” “It’s okay… We aren’t in the same class. Just don’t forget that some of us watch the sunset too.” “Please, not him…not him and Johnny both – I knew he would be dead, because Dally Winston wanted to be dead and he always got what he wanted.” I infer the tone is because.

6 Mood (3) =

7 Themes (6) = Honor Innocence Empathy Youth Hope Pity Gallantry * Conformity * Self-Sacrifice Self-Identity * Divided Community Privileged Underprivileged

8 Themes (6) = Honor Innocence Empathy Youth Hope Pity Gallantry * Conformity * Self-Sacrifice Self-Identity * Divided Community Privileged Underprivileged Innocence can be easily lost. For example, The underprivileged does not need pity. For example,

9 Similes (8) = Pony is like Dally is as a Soda is like Randy is as a Cherry is like

10 Metaphors (8)

11 Hyperboles (6)

12 Idioms (10) =

13 Alliteration (5) =

14 Onomatopoeia (5) =

15 Personification (5)

16 Facts (10)

17 Opinions (10)

18 Internal Conflict (5) = problems inside you (decisions or choices) – Person vs. Self Pony had to decide between Pony Darry had a choice to Cherry Dally Johnny Explain how well or poorly they dealt with their internal conflict I believe Ponyboy because.

19 External Conflict (5) = problems outside of yourself with someone or something else Give a specific example (Person vs Person) Give a specific example (Person vs Society) Give a specific example (Person vs God) Choice Good or bad decision/how well or poorly did they deal with their external conflict

20 Author’s Purpose (4) = In The Outsiders…(to inform) I think you should…because(to persuade) The best part of The Outsiders is…because(to express an opinion) Say something funny or amusing about The Outsiders(to entertain) I am informing the reader about…. I am persuading the reader to think or act (pick one)… My opinion is about… I am trying to entertain by…

21 Compare & Contrast: The Outsiders & The Giver (7 of each) SimilaritiesDifferences

22 Predictions (7) = inferences about the future Predictions Ponyboy Darry Soda Randy Cherry Two-Bit Choice Supporting Details

23 Irony (6) = the opposite of literal/meaning Situational = Scenarios Verbal = Sarcasm Dramatic = secret Examples of Irony IRONY! Situational Irony? Verbal Irony? Dramatic Irony? Ponyboy knows Randy is going to skip the rumble. “You, punk. This is what you get for helping those kids, you little punk,” Dally says to Johnny on his deathbed after passing away. Cherry likes and/or loves Dally despite her being a Soc and him being a Greaser. “You could use a bath, greaser. And a good working over. And we've got all night to do it. Give the kid a bath David.” Dally rides the ponies fairly. He will not cheat when he races. The cops think Ponyboy and Johnny ran off to Texas. Type of Irony & Why It is dramatic irony because Pony and the reader are the only ones to know.

24 Johnny Cade’s Obituary Survived by whom? One paragraph that describes the deceased (should be all positive) Hopes? Dreams? Good Deeds? Likes Personal Traits Insert Photo

25 Dallas Winston’s Obituary Survived by whom? One paragraph that describes the deceased (should be all positive) Hopes? Dreams? Good Deeds? Likes Personal Traits Insert Photo

26 Robert “Bob” Sheldon Survived by whom? One paragraph that describes the deceased (should be all positive) Hopes? Dreams? Good Deeds? Likes Personal Traits Insert Photo

27 The Outsiders Cover, Quotes & Back Book Jacket Teaser Quotes from fellow students “This is a story about innocence lost, fighting to survive and how to avoid becoming a stereotype. A book all junior high students should read.” - Mr. Ryan

28 New Cover for The Outsiders

29 The Outsiders: Summary – Two Paragraphs

30 Your Opinion – Two Paragraphs

31 Final Slide = Two Paragraphs What grade do you deserve on this project and why? How good are your slides? Are all your slides completed? Do you have your vocabulary words in each slide? Did you spruce up your slides with images? What did you learn from this text and project?


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