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The Sneetches

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Abby Brooks

on 28 October 2013

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Transcript of The Sneetches

The Sneetches by: Dr.Seuss
The characters in the story are:
Plain-Belly Sneetches
Star-Belly Sneetches
Sylvester McMonkey McBean
There is no narrator in The Sneetches because the story is third person limited.
The Way out
When and where the story takes place
The Setting in The Sneetches is on a beach.
A Character is a person in the story.
There are no Round Characters in The Sneetches. A Round Character is a character with many personality traits.
Flat Chracters:
Plain-Belly Sneetches
Star-Belly Sneetches
Sylvester McMonkey McBean
A Flat Character is a person with few personality traits.
Static Characters:
Plain-Belly Sneetches
Star-Belly Sneetches
Sylvester McMonkey McBean
A Static Character is a character that does NOT change much throughout the story.
There are no Dynamic Characters in the story.
A dynamic character is a character that changes as a result throughout the story.
A narrator is the person that tells the story.
Point of View:
The point of view in The Sneetches is Third Person Limited.
Point of view is
a story told in first person limited, first person omniscient, second person, third person limited, and third person omniscient.
The Plot is the events in a story told in chronological order.
The plot in The Sneetches is that the plain-belly sneetches are sad because the star-belly sneetches have stars.
Soon after Sylvester Mcmonkey McBean comes with his changing machine and gives the Plain-Belly Sneetches stars.
The Star-Belly Sneetches are upset because now every Sneetch has a star.
Sylvester McMonkey McBean suggests that the first Star-Belly Sneetches remove their stars. Sylvester gets more money.
The Sneetches fight over who gets the star and soon enough Sylvester McMonkey McBean is loaded with cash.
Sylvester McMonkey McBean leaves the Sneetches the way he found them but all the Sneetches are friends.
The most interesting point in the story.
The climax was when the Sneetches were fighting over who got a star and who didn't.
Conflict is the problem in the story.
The Sneetches couldn't decide on who got to be different.
Internal Conflict is when a character has a problem with himself. (character vs. self)
External Conflict is when a character has a problem with an outside source. (character vs. nature, character vs. society, character vs. character.)
Author's Purpose:
Author's Purpose is to
2. Inform
3. Persuade
4. Express Opinions
The Author's purpose in The Sneetches is to Entertain the reader(s).
The resolution to the conflict is that the Sneetches agree to be different.
Resolution is the solution to the conflict.
1. Being different isn't always a bad thing.
2. Bullying can lead to karma.
3. On the inside everyone is the same no matter what they look like on the outside.
Theme is the lesson the reader learns in the story.
The tone in the story is
1. Divious
2. Sly
3. Cynical
Tone is the writers attitude.
Mood is the overall feeling of a piece of writing.
There is no mood in the story.
Something that represents something else.
The symobles in the Sneeches:
1.Stars (fashion sence)
2.The machine (temptation)
To warn that something may happen.
The Sneeches doesn't not have foreshadowing.
Infer is to make a guess based on known facts.
In the Sneetches you can infer that the changing machine will give the Plain-Belly Sneetches stars.
There are no flashbacks in The Sneetches.
Flashback is looking back at an event that happened earlier.
How the Star-Belly Sneetches feel about the Plain-Belly Sneetches.
Created by:Abby Litchfield and Mackenzie Brooks
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