Presentation on theme: "An attitude toward the past that is dominated by present-day attitudes and experiences (Merriam-Webster) An uncritical adherence to present-day attitudes,"— Presentation transcript:
An attitude toward the past that is dominated by present-day attitudes and experiences (Merriam-Webster) An uncritical adherence to present-day attitudes, especially the tendency to interpret past events in terms of modern values and concepts (google definitions)
I stay up too late Got nothing in my brain That's what people say That's what people say I go on too many dates But I can't make them stay
And everyone in line in the bathroom, Trying to get a line in the bathroom We are so turned up yeah, Getting turned up yeah.
This is insane: the way the name growin' Money keep flowin' Hustlers move aside So, I'm tiptoein', to keep flowin' I got it locked up like Lindsay Lohan
But every song's like gold teeth, grey goose, trippin' in the bathroom Blood stains, ball gowns, trashin' the hotel room,…. But everybody's like Cristal, Maybach, diamonds on your timepiece. Jet planes, islands, tigers on a gold leash.
Anything beyond the specific words of a literary work that may be relevant to understanding the meaning. Contexts may be economic, social, cultural, historical, literary, biographical, etc. (Hunter College, 1999)
Born in England and came to Salem port in 1630 Puritan First published woman in America
In your own words, re-write your assigned stanza You do not need to rhyme or go line-for-line, just give the meaning in your own words
Tone the author’s attitude toward the writing, the audience, the characters and the subject. Tone is created by the setting, choice of vocabulary, and other details. A work of writing can have more than one tone. Mood is the general atmosphere created by the author’s words. It is the feeling the reader gets from reading those words. It may be the same, or it may change from situation to situation.
Using the definition of tone and a specific example from Bradstreet’s poem, how would you describe Anne Bradstreet’s tone in “Prologue”?
Vivid descriptive language that appeals to one or more of the senses (sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste)descriptivelanguage The function of imagery in literature is to generate a vibrant and graphic presentation of a scene that appeals to as many of the reader’s senses as possible.
1) Briefly give your impression of the poem and anything that helped you enjoy it or anything that made you dislike it. 2) Briefly discuss Bradstreet’s perspective as she writes the poem. 3) What Point of View do you think Bradstreet was writing from? Is it possible she uses more than one point of view?