Presentation on theme: "The Bass, the River, the Review"— Presentation transcript:
1The Bass, the River, the Review You need to know these by tomorrow!
2Vocabulary STUDY your Vocabulary Words!!! LEARN their definitions!!! SOUND smart when you talk!!!antipathy, concussion, conspicuous, denizens, dubious, filial, luminous, pensive, quizzical, surreptitiously
3Understanding Cause and Effect (a) The narrator knows Sheila doesn’t approve of fishing. (cause)(b) He lets the bass go. (effect)/ (cause)(c) He is filled with regret. (effect)ORBecause the narrator knows Sheila doesn’t approve of fishing, he lets the bass go which causes him to be filled with regret.
4Conflict (a struggle) some conflicts in this story: narrator’s internal struggle w/self to approach Sheilanarrator’s external struggle with bass and Sheilamain conflict is internal—reel in fish and lose girl or let fish go and keep her (irony is he loses her anyway)
5Imagery in the StoryImagery is the use of words or phrases that appeal to one of our 5 senses:EXAMPLES:As the bass shot forward, the rod bent into a tight arc. (sight)The familiar feeling of failure clung to me like a damp swim suit.
6Comprehension—remember? How does Sheila respond when narrator asks her to the dance?She Asks if he has a car.
7Because fishing is so important to the narrator, he does this before picking up Sheila? He puts his fishing rod in the canoe.
8How could Sheila best be described in this story? She is generally self centered.
9The narrator is torn between the tugging of the bass and his desire for Sheila.
10Make an AI have provided everything you need but the effort; that must come from you!