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The Seventh Man Final Exam English Project

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Transcript of The Seventh Man Final Exam English Project

Presentation by: Whitney Singhas
Miss Farson
English 10 Honors
16 January 2013 The Seventh Man by: Haruki Murakami

1996
Fiction
Japanese fun fact; Nanabanme no Otoko Background Information

Childhood
Interests
Japanese background
4 islands; rock shifting Author's Purpose

Connection between childhood and history
Raised surrounded by Japan Introduction Middle

Tsunami
Decisions
Resentment Conclusion

Moves
Overcome challenges
Revisit home Plot Diagram

Exposition: introduces the characters, background, and setting. EX: 7th man, K, and South Province
Rising Action: builds suspense. EX: When K and the narrator are warned about dark clouds
Climax: highest point of tension. EX: When the tsunami takes K
Falling Action: reveals the outcome of the cilmax and eases suspense. EX: The searching for K but ending
Resolution: outcome and ties up loose ends. EX: Narrator revisiting town and moving on Conflict: Man vs. Nature


Conflict: an argument between two parties
Man vs. Nature: when a human and nature clash. EX: tsunami Flashback


Flashback: a vivid memory of an event in the past. EX: during nightmares about K and the tsunami
Retelling his childhood to others Foreshadow


Foreshadow: the use of hints to suggest what will happen in the future. EX: Narrator's father warning them about seeing dark clouds
Suggestion of another session of a typhoon Point of View

Point of view: a certain perspective that a story is told by
1st person: the use of "I". EX: "Ever since I could remember, my bestfriend was a boy I'll call K" (Murakami 336). Personification

Personification: when an human qualities are given to nonanimate objects
Wind whistles: EX: "It shook the trees, set the windows to rattling, and moved past the house with one final whistle" (Murakami 338). Metaphor

Metaphor: figure of speech that compares two things without the use of "like" or "as"
"A strange wave, an absolute giant" (Murakami 334). Symbol

Symbol: a thing that represents something else in a story
Wave
Pain and rest Simile
Comparing two thing using "like" or "as"
"Every once in a while, the house would creak and shudder as if a huge hand were shaking it" (Murakami 335). Style


Style: use of words
Semi-formal
"In the eye of the typhoon, it all looked different: the color of the sky and the sea, the sound of the waves, the smell of the tide, the whole expanse of the shore" (Murakami 338). Tone
Tone: the writer's attitude towards the material
Passion
Brings the story to you
"I had to say something to him. But my numb and swollen tongue could not form words. I felt as if some kind of creature had taken up residence in my mouth" (Murakami 347). To conclude.... Characters:
Narrator
Mid 50's
Seventh Man
Reflects on past; 10
Childhood memories
K
Friend
Weak Works Cited Eastaugh, Ben and Sternal-Johnson., Chris (). The Seventh Man –

Murakami. Retrieved 15 January 2013 from WordPress.com:

http://illiteratiuk.wordpress.com/2011/06/27/the-seventh-man-haruki-murakami/ imdb.com (). Biography for Haruki Murakami. Retrieved 15 January 2013 from imdb.com:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1633142/bio
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