Summer Reading Presentation: English III

Summer Reading Presentation: English III - By Gabby Rawson...

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By: Gabby Rawson, Diego Olmos, Tyler Denton, Nathan Sandoval, and Giovanny Alvarez
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Useful Literary Terms Apology (noun) - defense of the writer’s opinions or conduct; not usually implying any admission of blame to others or even yourself. ...he glimpsed the real nature of the country against which he had almost fully turned his back, and saw that its mistake was no less unforgivable than his own. ” pg. 138 Philistine (adj.) - someone who is ignorantly uninterested in culture and ideas. It was a mistake to leave Japan and to come to America and to have two sons and it was a mistake to think that you could keep us completely Japanese in a country such as America. ” pg. 165 Allegory (noun) - A story or image that can be interpreted to find another meaning. Avoiding the revolving door, he stepped to the side and entered the hospital through a swinging glass door. ”pg. 129
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Useful Literary Terms (continued) Angst (noun) - A feeling of deep anxiety or dread, typically an unfocused one about the human condition or the world in general I have made a mistake and I know it with all the anguish in my soul. I have suffered for it and will suffer still more. ” pg. 75 Historical Novel (noun) - a novel that has as its setting a period of history and that attempts to convey the spirit, manners, and social conditions of a past age with realistic detail and fidelity to historical fact. It is good that the war is over and everything is getting to be like it was before. ” pg. 22
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Other Useful Terms Issei (noun) - 1st generation Japanese immigrant; A person living in the United States who was born in Japan. Nisei (noun) - 2nd generation Japanese immigrant; A person born in the United States who was born in Japan.
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What is “No No Boy” No No Boy ” is the nickname given to the main protagonist Ichiro because he answered “ No
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