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SETTING 1. Describe the setting of the novel: deserted Alaskan island, heavy, dense vegetation, rains often, cold, filled with wildlife 2. What mood (feeling, emotion) is established in this setting?
3.What is a dynamic character? Dynamic characters are those characters who change throughout the novel. They are usually the protagonist. They usually show us a life message in the story. Who is a dynamic character in the novel? Explain why.
4. Types of conflicts: Examples from novel: Resolution: Man vs _man____; ________ v__________ _______________ Man vs _society_; ________ vs _________ _______________ Man vs _nature_; _________ vs _________ _______________ Man vs _himself; _________ vs ___________ ______________ WHICH OF THESE CONFLICTS IS AN INTERNAL CONFLICT?
5a. Plot diagram What events are part of the exposition? What event very suspenseful, yet it is not the climax of the novel? What event is the climax of the novel? What events are part of the falling action? What events are included in the resolution? exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
5c. REVIEW YOUR STUDY QUESTIONS REMEMBER THE ORDER OF EVENTS AND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF EACH EVENT. **** CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
6. Flashback in the novel: What is a flashback? An interruption in the action of a plot to tell what happened at an earlier time Example of flashbacks? What is the impact of the flashbacks as you read the novel?
7. Suspense in the novel: Suspense: uncertainty or anxiety the reader feels about what will happen next Examples of suspense? What is the impact of suspense in the novel?
8. Figurative language: we’ll come back to this….. Simile- Personification – Metaphor-
9. Symbolism in the novel– A symbol is an object that has a literal meaning and then also represents something else in a deeper, abstract way. The eagle symbolizes America and reedom A rose symbolizes true love The skull and cross bones symbolizes poison
What is symbolic about these objects in the novel? the at.’oow the baby sparrows the ancestor rock the long stick with the two ends the totem pole the final carving in the totem pole – the circle
10. Point of View: The vantage point from which a story is told. Through whose eyes and mind are we understanding this story? Which point of view is used in this novel? third person p. of v. Third person p. of v. uses the pronouns, he or she: ex: He shouted at the bear, “Go on, Get!” COMPARE: First person point of view uses the pronoun “I”. I shouted at the bear, “Go on, Get!”
11. Explain examples of how these themes (life messages) were shown in the novel: the interdependence of man and nature dealing with anger facing consequences for our actions the circle of life (see below) forgiveness
12.One of the themes of the novel is how all people and nature are part of the circle of life. Explain what this means. Give one example of an event in the novel which illustrates this life message.
13. Determining word meaning using context clues. Review your strategies. Reread the words that are around the unfamiliar word in the sentence. Reread sentences that are before & after the unfamiliar word in the sentence. Reread paragraphs before and after the unfamiliar word in the sentence.
14. GRAMMAR: Capitalizing and punctuating title of a book or movie: Touching Spirit Bear The Helper Breaking Dawn
15. Identifying common and proper nouns Rule: capitalize proper nouns Which nouns are correctly capitalized? 1. Appalachian Mountains or Appalachian mountain 2. Tlingit indians or Tlingit Indians 3. Cole’s Parents or Cole’s parents 4. Ben Mikaelsen’s bear named buffy or Ben Mikaelsen’s bear named Buffy 5. Cole is banished to an Island or island