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The Naming of Cats

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Ashlynn Schaeffer

on 2 June 2014

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Transcript of The Naming of Cats

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T. S. Eliot:
If you participate you get:
Make a paper plate cat
Name your cat!
Cat Snacks!
Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in 1888 and was raised in St. Louis, Missouri. During his adult life he lived in England and became an England citizen.
First major poems include:
The Love Song
The Waste Land
The Hollow Men
Ash Wednesday
Eliot had a huge influence in the twentieth-century poetry.
Literary Devices
THE END
THE END
Ex. Bill Bailey
Ex. Cherish his pride.
T. S. Eliot
The Naming of Cats
By: Ashlynn Schaeffer
Activity:
The Naming of Cats
Is a central idea.
Ex. Then long a sounds:
-His mind is eng
a
ged in a rapt contempl
a
tion.
the repeated long sounds.
-Is the writers ruse of a sound, word, phrase, sentence, or other element.
Alliteration
Personification
Rhyme Scheme
Was educated at Harvard.
Assonance:
Theme:
Repetition:
Tone & Style
Tone:
Is the emotional attitude towards the reader or towards the subject implied by a literary work.

In the story the tone is that they are excited about picking the cats name, but then worried that it is not the right one because the names mean so much.
Is all different kinds of names that you can give cats and the difficulty it is to choose one.
Style:
Is the manner in which something is said or written.
In the story the tone is happy, but at the same time a little nervous
This poem follows the rhyme scheme abab.
The Naming of Cats is a difficult
matter
It isn't just one of your holiday
games
;
You may think at first I'm as mad as a
hatter
When I tell you, a cat must have THREE DIFFERENT
NAMES
.
-A figure of speech where an animal or thing is described as a person.
-A repetition of a consonant sounds.
Of the thought, of the thought, of the thought.
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