A Modest Proposal
1. What is the definition of modest? Why do you think Swift chose that word to describe the proposal?
2. How are the beggars described in the opening paragraph (before the proposal is stated)? How does the
narrator view the poo
Reference to relevant research studies
Eyewitness testimony to schema theory
Schema theory is about the fact that every person has a pre-written schema (or a scenario if you will) about certain things that happen. For example going to a diner: First
By Parnpirun Munthumraksa
Valerie Laura Jevsejeva
Blank verse is a literary device defined as unrhyming verse written in iambic pentameter. In
poetry and prose, it has a consistent meter with 10
HOW TO WRITE A REVIEW
SUPPORT YOUR OPINION WITH AN
Where to start
1. You can start with a summary but keep it brief:
WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, HOW
ER is a high-paced drama about people working in
a hospital. The episode Hell and High Water is
Elements of fiction
Tools for interpreting and writing about literature
Applied to: Of Mice and Men
6 Elements of Fiction
Novels usually incorporate the following elements of storytelling:
1. Plot (including climax)
Of Mice and Men
Chapters 3-6: Comprehension & Reflection Questions
1) What are Carlson's reasons for shooting Candy's dog?
2) What are Candy's reasons for not shooting the dog?
3) In what ways is Candy like his dog?
4) What does the fight betwee
Poetry II: Canonical
Chaucer, Shakespeare, Wordsworth and iambic pentameter
Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 13431400)
Born in London around 1340
Lived during a tumultuous period: 100 years war, black death, Peasants
He is remembered as the au
The First Mentionings
The first images of Medusa appear in the Mediterranean area and continue to extend into the
late Bronze Age (1600 BC) where Medusa is represented as the refined serpent-goddesspriestess.
People used to say that Birds appear on her he
The novel takes place in a weird community in the countryside. Ree seems to live in a woooded area
witch dirt roads. Th
This chapter goes back to Lennie who is sitting in the spot he
and George were when they slept under the stars. Lennie then gets delusional and
sees his dead aunt. She is telling Lennie he did a bad thing and that George
will never forgive him, bu
What is poetry?
A particular way of arranging language
Literature is traditionally divided into two groups:
1. Prose: comes from the Latin (prosa) which means a direct form of discourse
used in everyday communication. Prose takes
Poetry has often been divided into categories and hierarchies.
In Poetics, the earliest surviving work on literary theory, Aristotle
(384-322 B.C.) divided poetry into three major categories: the epic,
The Essay by Valerie Laura
What is the novel saying about the importance of memories of the past? Why do you think
memories and the past are carefully guarded and restricted in Jonas community?!
In my essay I chose to talk about the 3 topic whic
Of Mice and Men
one of the
A Look at the Author
Born February 27th in 1902 in Salinas, California,
John was the third of four children, and the only son.