Today’s Agenda Finish presentations (if needed) The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Review - ASSESSMENT LESSON 56 (periods 1, 4, 5, and 7) LESSON 57 (periods 2 and 6)
A Web of Deception With your partner, share annotations and discuss one of the lies told by each of the characters listed. Are the lies harmful or harmless? Explain.
THEMES PERSON A Share annotations for the theme. Explain why you marked that scene as an example of the theme. Person B should take notes in his or her book. PERSON B Share annotations for the theme. Explain why you marked that scene as an example of the theme. Person A should take notes in his or her book.
DEFINED writing that pokes fun at issues in order to bring about change sometimes uncomfortable uneasy humor ELEMENTS OF SATIRE Exaggeration Humor Irony ParodySteve MobsSteve Mobs Ridicule Sarcasm Understatement SATIRE
What is Twain’s statement about the following topics: Religion Slavery Southerners (not all– just those like Pap) Southern Aristocrats Southern Feuding Families Sir Walter Scott Romanticism of Death
Satirical Caricatures Caricatures are exaggerations of an issue/person/place, etc. You are to draw a picture that depicts Twain’s feelings about the issue assigned to your group. Your picture should display both your understanding of the events in the book and your understanding of the use of satire. Use the book to help you with the specifics. (It should be evident that your picture comes from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.) Under your picture, write a one paragraph summary of what Twain is satirizing.
Satirical Caricatures - Examples Come with me, Robot Jim. I will get you away from Ms. Watson! /: stn> In an effort to make The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn a novel that is politically correct, “Nigger Jim” has been replaced with “Robot Jim.” This cartoon uses ridicule to show that the censorship of the “offensive” aspects of the novel in order to alleviate public outcry actually dehumanizes Jim’s character and changes the entire meaning of the book.
Describe 2 examples of satire What happened to Pap? What does Huck decide to do at the end of the book? Is Huck a dynamic or static character? Dynamic= change/ static= no change Why is Jim the true hero of the novel? What is the climax of the novel? How so?
Short Answer Recap Include the author’s first and last name on first mention. Include and punctuate correctly the title of the essay/story/novel/speech. Include a thesis statement. Include specific evidence to support your claim. Incorporate and explain quotes correctly.
Short answer tips Look at notes, think ahead, and review notes before the test During the test underline key words to focus your attention on what is being asked Don’t leave any answers blank If you don’t know an answer, write down what you do know since you may earn partial credit. Try your best Make sure you have answered all parts of the question Some short answers have multiple parts
Tips continued Read through all of the essay questions and jot down key information that comes to mind before beginning to write the essay Create an outline of what you want to cover in your short answer Write the essay as if the reader that doesn’t know anything about the subject to make sure your answer is thorough Proofread your essay before handing it in