Presentation on theme: "Literary Terms: Foreshadowing!. Literary Terms Review First let’s review the literary terms we have learned so far… Setting (consists of two things) 1)"— Presentation transcript:
Literary Terms Review First let’s review the literary terms we have learned so far… Setting (consists of two things) 1) Time 2) Place
Literary Terms Review Irony (3 types) 1) Situational: what happens is the opposite of what’s expected Ex: A vegetarian works in a meat-packing plant. 2) Verbal: what is said is the opposite of what is meant; sarcasm Ex: “Wow, you’re so funny.” 3) Dramatic: the audience knows something the characters do not Ex: Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet, horror movies where we see the killer, a man we see is going to slip on a banana peel, the “Maury Show” where we know the man is not here for a makeover
Literary Terms Review Plot (consists of four elements) 1) Rising Action: builds tension 2) Climax: turning point of the story 3) Falling Action: shows the effect of the climax on the story 4) Denouement: resolution; loose ends are tied up
Literary Terms Review Theme! (definition) –The life lesson or main message of a text 5 rules when identifying theme: 1) It’s not a single word 2) Avoid clichés 3) It is rarely directly stated 4) There can be more than one theme 5) Does not include character names or plot points
And now introducing… Foreshadowing –When the author provides clues about what will happen in the story Reader, earnestly following the clues Clues! Author Here little reader. Follow me, my pretty! And your little dog, too!
Practice Recognizing Foreshadowing Charlotte's Web: –A runt pig befriends a talented, wise spider named Charlotte. She explains to Wilbur that although she will try to help save his life, all living things must eventually die. This foreshadows the fact that at the end, Charlotte dies herself. All living things must die Charlotte dies
Practice Identifying Foreshadowing “The Necklace” –The jeweler providing the case to the necklace, but not the necklace itself foreshadowed that the necklace was not actually purchased at a fine jeweler, suggesting it was a fake. –What does this also imply about Mme. Forestier as a person?
Practice Identifying Foreshadowing “Two Kinds” –Ed Sullivan Show; mother displeased with the little girl’s piano performance suggests her ultimate displeasure with June’s –Mirror scene: The “prodigy side of her” was not refined and sophisticated, but instead full of rage and anger, which suggests her rage-induced argument at the mother/daughter fight –June’s vow to disprove her mother’s foolish pride
Practice Identifying Foreshadowing “The Scarlet Ibis” –Doodle’s frightened reaction to his coffin, as well as to being left alone by his brother, which repeats itself in the ending scene. –The narrator’s desire to suffocate his bother, which he ends up doing by running him to death. –The mention that William Armstrong, Doodle’s real name, is fit only for a tombstone, and this is where it ultimately ends up. –Nature: Nest rocking in tree like an empty cradle, bleeding tree, graveyard flowers –Aunt Nicey’s comments that a dead red bird is a sign of bad luck