Fable a story that includes animal characters with human characteristics, and tells a
moral. Usually states the moral at the end. (Read Aesops Fables.)
Fairy Tales stories involving the surreal, or magical.
Common clichs found in fairy tales*:
Cathy Daichang, Ashwin Konkimalla,
Manish Patel, Shiv Soin
English 120 Period 2
6 October 2015
The Square Pegs in Round Holes
Toys for young children come across as simple to older children and adults. Adolescents
may have faced and conquered t
Religion Has Impact
What can perspectives tell you about a person? Perspectives represent the thought process
behind an ideal opinion. It is unrealistic for a teenage daughter to comprehend the point of view
of her mother due to the age difference and the
5. Mama: OhSo now its life. Money is life. Once upon a time freedom used to be
lifenow its money. I guess the world really do change . . .
Noit was always money, Mama. We just didnt know about it.
RESPONSE: Throughout history, African Americ
Why Were They Evil?
Aron Elaines article What HSPs Need to Know About Why Good People Turn
Evil describes evil as something done by ordinary people in extraordinary situations . In
Arthur Millers play The Crucible, Abigails evil roots in her desire for ve
Part 1: Underline all the nouns in the following sentences. (Pronouns also count.)
The sad girl held a wilted flower adjacent to a red rose.
Would you please hold that door open?
Did you see the newborn goats at the petting zoo?
Dad came through the front
door. 3,240 seconds later. I
went downstairs and a
different Ted from the Ted
that had gone up. I had
stared death in the face
His eyes were looking far
away into the same vast void.
The villanelle features six stanzas, 1-5 are tercets, and the 6 th is a quatrain. Lines 1 and
3 of the first stanza take turns repeating as the last line of stanzas 2-5, and form a
couplet at the end of the 6th stanza. The poem features an aba
Exposition: introduction, sets the tone or mood, introduces
characters and setting, provides necessary background
Inciting Incident: event that introduces the central conflict
Rising Action: complication, develops the confl
Understand the development and impact of radio and television
a. Penny Press
1833 - Benjamin Day founds New York Sun
covered police beat, tragedies, natural disasters, toned down
sold for a penny via street sales not subscri
A pyramid poem is shaped like a pyramid. The number of lines can vary from three to as
many as you need to complete the sense of the poem. A pyramid poem may rhyme or
not. There are two possible patterns for the length of each line.
Know how the American concept of freedom of the press came into being
a. papers that criticized the British gov. were guilty of sedition
sedition is the stirring of rebellion
b. truth of statements was not a defense
The greater the truth, the
The Western version of the pantoum is a poem of indefinite length made up of stanzas
whose four lines are repeated in a pattern: lines 2 and 4 of each stanza are repeated as
lines 1 and 3 of the next stanza, and so on. Our panto
Haiku is an ancient Japanese verse form. It has a total of three line and seventeen
syllables and usually does not rhyme. Haiku is poetry and, as such, is meant to express
and evoke emotion.
5 syllables 1 2 3 4 5
7 syllables 1 2 3 4 5
Basically, the poem is a list of images. But at the end the poet sort of answers the So
Free verse has no regular pattern or rhythm or rhyme. Stanzas, if they are used, may
vary in number of lines, and the lines the
The assignment is a fractured fairy tale, and we'll get to the
"fractured" aspect in a moment. Before you begin writing, you must
know that traditionally, fairy tales employ any number of clichs
which not only influence the characters and plot (the idea o
To Kill a Mockingbird
By Harper Lee
Jean Louise Scout Finch: Scout is the narrator of the novel, the daughter of Atticus Finch, and the sister of Jem.
Shes rebellious, inquisitive, and intelligent. Scout doesn't want to follow the stere