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1 Ohayo Gozaimasu Please have Assignment #3 out and ready to be stamped.

2 Book Group Discussion Discuss your four topics. You should be able to answer questions about… Honor- Is “honor” another theme in the novel? What is honor? How is the cultural perspective on honor different in Japan than in the United States? Relationships- How are relationships between specific characters different (ie. Sachi & Stephen; Sachi & Matsu; Matsu & Sachi, etc). Does this happen in your life? Do you have different types of friendships with different people?

3 What is important about negative space? Take out your Ikebana drawing.

4 Haiku

5 Japanese Poetry Suggestion Symbols Simplicity Goal  means  result Imagination

6 On a withered branch A crow has settled – autumn nightfall. - Matsuo Basho

7 Japanese Poetry Suggestion Symbols Simplicity Goal  means  result Imagination On a withered branch A crow has settled – autumn nightfall. - Matsuo Basho

8 Even stones in streams of mountain water compose songs to wild cherries. - Uejima Onitsura

9 On top of skeletons they put a gala dress, and then – the flower-viewing! - Uejima Onitsura ( )

10 Tanka “short songs” 5 lines 31 syllables

11 This perfectly still spring day bathed in the soft light from the spread-out sky. Why do the cherry blossoms So restlessly scatter down? - Ki no Tomonori

12 Japanese Poetry Suggestion Symbols Simplicity Goal  means  result Imagination This perfectly still spring day bathed in the soft light from the spread-out sky. Why do the cherry blossoms So restlessly scatter down?

13 The clustering clouds – Can it be they wipe away The lunar shadows? Every time they clear a bit The moonlight shines brighter. - Minamoto no Toshiyori

14 When I went to visit The girl I love so much, That winter night The river blew so cold That the plovers were crying. - Ki Tsurayuki

15 Tanka Games!!!

16 Tanka How can you tell which ending goes with each beginning? What are you noticing about the structure of the poems?

17 Classmate poems Randomly draw a classmate’s name. You will be writing and decorating a tanka poem in appreciation of the positive essence of this person!

18 Classmate poems Think about the essence of this person. You are welcome to write more than one. Use tanka form: try to connect to nature. Hand in next class! Decorate beautifully.

19 Homework Due next class (Thursday): Complete Novel Complete Assignment #4 Complete theme chart


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