My name is Gene Eybelman, and I will teach American Literature, British Literature, and 9th Literature this Semester.
August 14, 2011 | Permalink
1. Go to noredink.com and log in as a student
2. Sign up as a student
3. Create Username and Password
4. Complete exercises and quizzes
August 15, 2014 | Permalink
12th British Literature Beowulf assignment.
Use PowerPoint format for each term and include an image
1. Use the attached Literary Terms to identify how each term relates to the epic, Beowulf.
2. Research aspects of Anglo Saxon Literature and Beowulf and summarize or paraphrase 5 examples of new information.
3. Save your work in a folder called 12th Literature Fall 2014
Antagonist - the villain or the bad character
Characterization – description of individual characters of a story
Climax - the most important part of the story where the most action takes place
Flashback – a memory from the past. An event from a long time ago
Conflict (internal/external), - struggle between one or more characters.
Internal Conflict- ManVs Self – a character can not easily decide what to do.
External Conflict – Man Vs Man – one or more characters against others.
Man Vs Nature
1 what you see is different than what is real.
2 What you expect to happen is not what happens.
3 Say the opposite of what you mean.
Theme – message or a main idea about story, people, life. Love, revenge, money/wealth, freedom, trust, friendship, hate, racism, patriotism(love for country), family, drugs, education, religion
Imagery – using colorful words to describe with five senses. Smell, touch, hear, taste, sight (painting pictures with words)
Symbolism - something that stands for or represents something else
Simile – Comparing two things (USE like/as)
Foreshadowing – clues or hints about what will happen in the future.
Metaphor – Compare two things (no “like/as)
Tone – how the author feels about the writing. Writer’s attitude. Formal, informal, serious, playful, sarcastic,
Setting – time, place (when, where a story takes place)
Protagonist – the main hero of the story
Plot – events of a story –beginning, rising action, climax, falling action, conclusion/resolution
Hyperbole – extreme exaggeration (it is raining cats and dogs)
Mood – feeling the reader gets from a story. (exciting, suspenseful, sad, romantic, anxious, humorous, action)
Point of View (1st, 2nd, 3rd person),
1st person – I, we, mine, us, me, our
2nd person – you, your.
3rd person – He, she, it, they, Those, this.
August 12, 2014 in Block Three | Permalink
Complete this assignment in PowerPoint format.
1. Create a sentence with the following vocabulary words. (study these words for test on Wednesday 13th)
2. Create your own different conclusion to the story, Lamb to the Slaughter. How would you change the story? Insert images.
3. Save your work in a new folder titles “9th Literature”
August 11, 2014 in Block One | Permalink
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August 08, 2014 in American Literature | Permalink