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CCHS English 10 Animal Farm Notes from Activity #4: Analyzing Old Major’s Speech January 9, 2014 Thursday
UEQ: How can an author’s use of allegory promote social change? LEQ: How does George Orwell structure chapter 1 to lay the foundation for allegorical meaning? Introduction of: Setting Plot: Exposition Characters conflict
Bellringer: Aesop’s Fables Read along as we read the fable aloud in class. With your learning team, try to decode the meaning of the fable.
To “decode” the moral of a fable: Find the problem Note the key details Note the outcome Ask: Why did this outcome happen? The “why” of the outcome is the Key to the moral of the Fable.
The Man and His Two Sweethearts A MIDDLE-AGED MAN, whose hair had begun to turn gray, courted two women at the same time. One of them was young, and the other well advanced in years. The elder woman, ashamed to be courted by a man younger than herself, made a point, whenever her admirer visited her, to pull out some portion of his black hairs. The younger, on the contrary, not wishing to become the wife of an old man, was equally zealous in removing every gray hair she could find. Thus it came to pass that between them both he very soon found that he had not a hair left on his head. Moral: Those who seek to please everybody please nobody.
Activity #4: Analyze Old Major’s speech (see study guide) Old Major’s speech: What are the main points that he makes in his speech? What does he include in his speech to make the animals listen to his ideas? Ethos-Pathos-Logos
Three Kinds of Appeals Ethos: Credibility of the speaker Pathos: Emotions of the audience Logos: Reason and logic Identify the appeal used in each of the 12 points of Old Major’s speech.
Activity #5: Significant Quotes—finish for Homework Work with your learning team to find at least 5 significant quotes from Chapter Write the quote, then: A. Identify the character who says the quote, B. the page #, and C.why it is significant/what it reveals to the reader.
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