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Bell Ringer: Explain the following quotation: “The price that the immigrant willingly pays, and that the exile avoids, is the trauma of self-transformation.” Homework: Study Island: Allusion and Symbolism (due at midnight)
Activity 1.13 Pg. 69
Two Ways to Belong in America ●Define mongrelization. ●What perspective on marriage is presented? o Arranged/for love? In/Outside ones own culture? ●How is juxtaposition apparent in the underlined sentences? (Bottom of Pg. 70) ●Explain the meaning of the sentence beginning, “We were always unacknowledged…” (last sentence, 1st Paragraph on Pg. 71) ●How does the reference to a long enduring, comfortable yet loveless marriage deviate from the earlier references?
BharatiMira Birthplace Citizenship Dress Marriage Views on Heritage Attitude toward Citizenship U.S.A. Attitude toward living in America
Two Ways to Belong in America ●How does Mukherjee use the metaphor of marriage to convey the different relationship each sister has with America? ●What does Assimilate mean? Which sister chooses to assimilate?
Compare and Contrast Two WaysEveryday Use
Comparing Sisters Dee & Bharati Maggie & Mira
pathos – emotional appeal; stirs strong feelings within the audience logos – logical appeal; constructs a message of a well-reasoned argument ethos – ethical appeal; establishes credibility and authority of speaker The Appeals
More parts to the construction of an argument…
Hook – the beginning of a persuasive essay meant to capture the reader’s attention Claim – debatable controversial statement the speaker or writer intends to prove with evidence Support – Evidence for writer’s claim (examples, anecdotes, facts, statistics, research, etc.) Commentary – connecting the evidence to the claim (How does evidence support claim?)
Concession – respectful acknowledgement of opposing viewpoint Refutation - acknowledging and countering an opposing viewpoint Call to action – the action the speaker or writer is persuading the audience or reader to take
Choose one pair of girls and write an essay to explain their attitudes to a culture ●Hook ●Thesis - Make a claim that it is better to embrace your heritage or assimilate to your new culture. ●Two Ways to Belong in America o How does Mira embrace her background? o How does Bharati assimilate to a new culture? ●Everyday Use o How does Maggie embrace her background? o How does Dee assimilate to a new culture? ●Call to Action