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All about allusions The ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes of Sinope, also known as Diogenes the Cynic, renounced all human pleasure and social decorum. He used to stroll about in full daylight (noon) with a lamp, because he claimed to be looking for an honest man. Trace the allusion to Diogenes in Ross’ “The Lamp at Noon”. HAND IN daily reflections
T HE G ENERAL S PECIFIC General Brainstorm qualities of the wind How the wind makes us feel Its impact upon nature Specific Two passages that reflect the wind imagery (indicate page #) For each… What is a quality that describes the wind in this passage? What is the opposite of this quality? If the wind were a person, who would it be? If it had a taste, how would you describe it? If the wind were a song, what song would it sound like? Be prepared to present!
The Lamp at Noon Diogenes is perceived to be insane, strolling about town with a lamp in broad daylight Is Paul lacking sanity in “The Lamp at Noon”? Disturbing passage at the end of the story Ellen’s eyes are finally smiling They have lost the baby Equally (more?) disturbing passage Paul stubbornly remains outside on the plain despite his premonition about Ellen’s state
The Blue Kimono Class reading of “The Blue Kimono” Symbol comparison The kimono and the lamp Setting comparison Urban versus rural Answer questions #1-5 in Images In addition, answer: What does the kimono symbolize? Support your answer with specific evidence from the story. (4)