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Interpreting Quotations and Proverbs

Intro to chapter 6 + review of previous class

Erica Sponberg

on 23 October 2012

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Transcript of Interpreting Quotations and Proverbs

Proverbs and Famous Quotations 1. A friend in need is a friend indeed.

2. Where there's a will there's a way.

3. "The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong." (Gandhi)

4. "You must do the thing you think you cannot do." (Eleanor Roosevelt, former first lady of the United States) Review, summarizing, and interpreting Introducing Chapter 6 Summarizing Main idea
Important points
"short and sweet is hard to beat" What does this mean? Summarize your composition
cut up the best parts with your group
make a new composition with your group
Summarize your new composition with someone from a different group Use clustering to generate ideas about your quotation

Compare your cluster with your group
Talk about your ideas
Share your examples
Interpret your proverb How would you INTERPRET this proverb? Take a look at sample 2, pg 113 How is it organized?
pg. 118 one extended example (narration)
several examples or reasons (Restaurant composition)
parallel points (points belonging to the same category - Hobby composition) Homework: Choose a proverb or a quotation
practice 1, pg.117
B, pg.115
Identify which organization technique you are using
Use "indirect" transitions - link, connect your ideas (pg.99)
Take a look at pg.119 for supporting details
Use clustering to organize you ideas (hand-in)
Make an outline, pg.117 (hand-in)
1 page, typed (hand-in)
Final draft NEXT WEEK!
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