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THS 10th Grade Midterm Review
Transcript of THS 10th Grade Midterm Review
Pieces of Literature
Essay Writing Be able to tell and explain the difference between a Round (well developed) and a Flat (not developed) character.
Be able to find an example of character development in a text and explain what it reveals about a character. Conflict External: Man vs Man, Man vs Nature, Man vs Society, Man vs God/Fate
Internal: Man vs Self Metaphor Plot Exposition
Resolution Point of View 1st Person
3rd Person Setting Theme Life is Sweet at Kumansenu Ray Bradbury - "Fahrenheit 451" The Pedestrian Olaudah Equiano - "The Interesting Narrative..." Ben Franklin Patrick Henry Fireside Poets
Longfellow - 'The Cross of Snow,' 'The Ropewalk,' 'The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls' Introduction
Conclusion What does the following quote say about Montag?
"Montag had done nothing. His hand had done it all..." Name one external conflict in "The Pedestrian" "A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things without the use of like, as, than, or resembles." Name a Metaphor in "Distillation" A way of writing that stresses simplicity and clarity of expression.
Clear and direct statements
Eliminates figures of speech & imagery In what way is the following an example of Plan Style?
"He was a native of this place, and scarce any left alive besides himself." When the reader learns that the father is tired and hurt in "Distillation", what part of the plot is this? What point of view is the following sentence written in?
"In the evening I found myself very feverish..." The time and location in which a story takes place. Setting may be used to create conflict, create mood, or develop a character. How does the setting of "Life is Sweet" create conflict? How does the setting of "The Pedestrian" develop Leonard's character? The insight about human life that is revealed in a literary work, stated in one or more sentences. What a the Theme of "Fahrenheit 451?" Introduction Contains:
Preview of Main points
Attention Catcher (optional) Body Paragraphs Contain:
Explanation and support
Evidence in the form of quotations and paraphrases from the text Conclusion Contains:
Restated Main Points
Clinching Statement First Person
Told in a 'flashback'
Realistic Setting Third Person
Could the plot occur in a different setting?
Supernatural elements Third Person
Shares many Themes with 451
Science Fiction Setting 3rd Person
Themes include: censorship, drug use, harmful effects of technology, criticism of education
Abundance of figurative language
Symbolism, metaphor Autobiography
Written with a political purpose - support for abolition movement in Britain
Questions have been raised about authenticity Autobiography
Scientific view of virtue, morality and self improvement Political Speech
Employed both Logic & Rehtoric Incredibly popular
Reinforced traditional values Idyll
Looked back to a vanishing past Longfellow - "The Cross of Snow", etc