Creative Writing: Genre Studies November 26th–30th& December 3rd– 7th
Monday Do Now Christ figure: A Christ figure is a literary technique that authors use to draw allusions between their characters and the biblical Jesus Christ. More loosely, the Christ Figure is a spiritual or prophetic character who parallels Jesus, or other spiritual or prophetic figures.
Introduction to Poetry Brainstorm the various types of poems… List these sub-categoriesof poetry in your writer’s journal.
Review of Literary Devices Diction Syntax Tone Figurative Language
One Art – Elizabeth Bishop Reading and Discussion of One Art by Elizabeth Bishop Classwork/Homework: One Art Open-Ended questions
Tuesday Do Now Cacophony: Harsh, discordant sounds.
Creative Writing Prompt Think about something you have LOST. Think about “losing” as more than just losing something physical. Write a story, poem, etc. about something you have lost and the effect this has had on your life.
One Art - JIGSAW Activity We will break into groups based on a single literary term. Work with the worksheet specific to that term to come to an overall meaning of the poem. Write a paragraph that will use to carry with them to the next group.
Wednesday Do Now Conceit: An elaborate, usually intellectually ingenious poetic comparison or image, such as an analogy or metaphor in which, say a beloved is compared to a ship, planet, etc. The comparison may be brief or extended
Villanelle Define/Take Notes on Villanelle Learn the structure of a villanelle. Re-read One Art and dissect (take notes)