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1 Friday Sponge: Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, or Personification? (From Edgar Allen Poe) The breeze – the breath of God – is still. 1.Type of figurative language _________________________ 2.How do you know? ________________________________ Death has reared himself a throne in a strange city lying alone 3.Type of figurative language __________________________ 4.How do you know? _________________________________ All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream 5.Type of figurative language __________________________ 6. How do you know? _________________________________

2 Gothic Romanticism

3 Tone = List as many words as you can to describe the tone of picture:

4 Gothic Romantic Literature Obsessed with death, premature burial, mourning, ghosts, and madness. Creates horrific atmosphere for the reader.

5 Tone Vocabulary for Gothic Romanticism Terrifying Violent Supernatural Morbid Mysterious

6 Edgar Allen Poe: A Tragic Life in Words Parents died when he was 3 -College dropout -Tried to make living writing -Some work was successful, others failed -He married his 13 year old cousin, Virginia, who died two years later of tuberculosis -Died at age 40 under mysterious circumstances

7 The Raven, by Edgar Allen Poe Plot: The speaker is sitting in the living room reading, when he hears a knock on the door. He remembers Lenore, a woman who has died. Then, a raven flies in. Vocabulary: raven quoth chamber

8 Monday Sponge: Sort the words below according to the feeling the show. amused, angry, cheerful, horror, humorous, formal, frightening, frustrating, gloomy, ironic, joyful, melancholy, mysterious, optimistic, pessimistic, romantic, serious, sentimental, sorrowful, suspenseful, witty

9 Work Period: The Raven Paraphrase (put in your own words) The Raven, by Edgar Allen Poe THEN: Complete the Frame of Reference on your tone Bubble Maps 1) Words or phrases from the poem that create each tone? 2) Page number / line number

10 Tuesday Sponge: Use the tone words from Monday to answer the questions. Bouncing into the room, she lit up the vicinity with her radiant smile as she told her aunts about her fiancé and their wedding plans. 1.Tone: _______________________________ 2.Context Clues: ________________________ She huddled in the corner, shaking and clutching her tattered blanked as she searched the room for the unknown dangers that awaited her. 3. Tone: _______________________________ 4. Context Clues: ________________________

11 Wednesday Sponge: Use the tone words from Monday to answer the questions. Bursting through the door, the flustered mother screamed uncontrollably at the innocent teacher who gave her child an F. 1.Tone: _______________________________ 2.Context Clues: ________________________ Drawing the attention of his classmates as well as his teacher, the student dared to experiment with his professors intelligence by interrogating him about the Bible. 3. Tone: _______________________________ 4. Context Clues: ________________________

12 Thursday Sponge: Use the tone words from Monday to answer the questions. He furtively glanced behind him, for hear of his imagined pursuers, then hurriedly walked on, jumping at the slightest sound even of a leaf crackling under his own foot. 1.Tone: _______________________________ 2.Context Clues: ________________________ Gently smiling, the mother tenderly tucked the covers up around the childs neck, and carefully, quietly, left the room making sure to leave a comforting ray of light shining through the opened door should the child wake. 3. Tone: _______________________________ 4. Context Clues: ________________________

13 Friday Sponge: Use the tone words from Monday to answer the questions. The laughing wind skipped through the village, teasing trees until they danced with anger and cajoling the grass into fighting itself, blade slapping blade, as the silly dog with golfball eyes and flopping, slobbery tongue bounded across the lawn. 1.Tone: _______________________________ 2.Context Clues: ________________________ Write two sentences that show a a tone used by the Gothic Romantics:


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