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Transcript of wednesday 1.13.16
"Loyalty will not permit envy, hate, and uncharitableness to creep into our public thinking."
The Gift of the Magi
Irony can be used to create humor, teach a lesson (assist with theme), to deepen emotions or reveal character's traits.
How is irony mostly
used in this O. Henry
Provide text examples
of irony-- when the events
in the story violate our expectations.
The Last Leaf
Active and Passive Voice: NOTES
Prepare to take notes on ACTIVE and PASSIVE voice. You should keep these notes in your binder, in the NOTES section.
Take a look back at the roots to review in preparation for our exercises.
I will choose someone to call names to answer the questions.
Bainbridge Colby (December 22, 1869 – April 11, 1950) was an American lawyer, a political progressive, a co-founder of the United States Progressive Party and Woodrow Wilson's last Secretary of State. Colby was a Republican until he helped co-found the National Progressive Party in 1912; he ran for multiple offices as a member of that party, but always lost.
Wilson's appointment of Colby was "bizarre" says historian John Milton Cooper, for Colby had no diplomatic experience or skills. Editorial responses from leading newspapers ranged "from puzzlement to outrage." Colby was chosen because he was totally loyal to Wilson; he left no notable achievements in the office.
With a group of peers, Shannon worked to clear trash and debris from the stinking, stagnant pond.
Write a better sentence than mine that correctly uses both WODS.
by. O. Henry
by O. Henry
Just as we did in "Gift" and
"Ransom," you should be
looking for and noting
of irony and thinking
about how the irony deepens
or contributes to the meaning.