How much time has passed between Act 1 and Act 2? How do you know? (Keep watching for evidence.)
What is Polonius telling Reynaldo to do (2.1.1-75)? What does this tell up about Polonius and his way of
thinking and acting?
Why is Opheli
What to look for while annotating
A. Types of satire
1. Horation satire: satire that is
pleasant and amusing ha
- Pangloss sufficient reason
under the bushes
2. Juvenalian satire: biting satire
holding up hu
Yann Martel April 18, 2008
He signs his books with the note I hope you reach the coast of Mexico, which is his metaphor
for reaching salvation.
His book came out on Sept 11, 2001. He was in NYC on September 10, but left to go to
Martels Craft in Life of Pi
By Rachel Aupperlee
B. _(Chapter 45 123) with a rugged, yellowish brown
shell about three foot long and spotted with patches of algae . . . Turtle blood is
a delicious treat.
(Chapter 29 220)
PARODY, CARICATURE, BURLESQUE AND WIT in CANDIDE
Parody: humorous imitation of a serious subject
WHENAS in silks my Julia goes
Then, then (methinks) how sweetly flows
That liquefaction of her clothes.
Next, when I cast mine eyes and see
CANDIDE (or OPTIMISM) Notes
Author = Voltaire (born Francois Marie Arouet) in 1694
Hes French were all reading translations and our translations
may be different
Voltaire wrote Candide when he was 64 after leading a very
tumultuous life. He lived unt
Laudable Candide Timed Essays, 2012
Student Essay 1
In Voltaires novel Candide, Voltaire satirizes the nobility, women, rich people, the Optimist philosophy, and
corrupt religious persons of the day. In the novel Candide, the protagonist, travels the worl
Life of Pi: Suggested Chapter Titles Demonstrating Narrative Structure
Book 1: Toronto and Pondicherry
1. Pis Academic Studies
2. Writer Speaker Describes Pi Physically
3. How He Got the Name Piscine Molitor Patel
4. Philosophy of Zoo
5. How Piscine Becam
I sat all morning in the college sick bay
Counting bells knelling classes to a close.
At two o'clock our neighbors drove me home.
In the porch I met my father crying-He had always taken funerals in his stride-And Big Jim Evans saying it was
1970 Poem: Elegy for Jane (Theodore Roethke)
Prompt: Write an essay in which you describe the speakers attitude toward his former student,
Elegy for Jane by Theodore Roethke
I remember the neckcurls, limp and damp as tendrils;
And her quick look, a
Learning Targets for Life of Pi
1. I can discuss the novel with insight in a group setting.
2. I can articulate how Martels religious upbringing and beliefs impact his
3. I can explain Martels perspectives on the proper places for faith and
Learning Targets for Hamlet
I can identify Hamlet as a tragic hero.
I can define blank verse, iambic pentameter, soliloquy, meta-theatric, foil, aside, enjambment, and
I can identify the characteristics of Elizabethan theater.
I can explain the c
Learning Targets for Candide
I can define satire.
I can define and give examples of the four types of satire: parody, caricature, burlesque, and wit.
I can explain Gottfried von Leibnitzs theory and its perversion to philosophical Optimism.
I can identify