Wikipedia example of claim 4. George W Bush; opponents and supporters “waged a war of words”, and altered the topic so much, W. disabled editing until “Further Notice”…/ Examples of: Self-Help, Religion, Philosophy, Remodelling / Building, Pets, Wines, Beers, Foods, Instruments, Diet & Exercise, Fashion, Memoirs, Business, Hunting, Gun magazines, Toys, Tools, Cars, Motorcycles, Tattoos & Piercing, Guitar, Drum, Rock, Music, Building Cars / Bikes/ Guitars….
“Boy Friend..” 20 something college student; “Who’s Cheap” 20 something woman; “Watching My Back” 20 yr old man + girlfriend;
Observation v inference; What you actually see v what we can figure out about… Story: Eskimos hunting seals w/ traps: drinking A LOT of tea in the morning… how do you anchor a trap in ice? Answer: using what is available…
En 102 – class 6 - 7995-7766 2-2012
EN 102 – CLASS 6Chapter 2 Review: / Fiction UnitDiscussion Board Review + ―Peaches‖/ Fiction Assignment
FICTION UNIT: EN 102Introduction:Chapter 2 Review; Discussion Board; Fiction & Fiction activity; ―Peaches‖ ; + Fiction Assignment So to begin, let’s start with our Chapter 2 Review
Chapter 2: Review EN 102 Fiction UnitFICTION: ―Peaches‖ and ―Where Are You Going, WhereHave You Been?‖ --- THEMES: Dating, the nature of love,and violence against women, v Violence against women.
Chapter 2: Review EN 102 FIRST OFF: Let’s Look @ Our Essays: Male Roles, Female Roles ―Boy Friend: Between…‖ ―Virtual Love‖ ―Who’s Cheap‖ ―Watching My Back‖ ―Pigskin, Patriarchy, and Pain‖ ALL NON-FICTION
Chapter 2: Review EN 102Elements of Non-fiction: 1. Based on fact(s)2. Written Objectively 3. Characters can be living or dead4. Can Contain Subjective Writing / Material5. Incredible range of Subjects: For Example---• Biography , auto-biography• History: Wars, Commerce, People, Civilizations• Politics: Events, Ideals, Pragmatism, Economics• Travel• Agriculture• Economy• Arts & EntertainmentHow many more examples can we think of…? Let’s try for 20
In each of our essays, we see a narrator… describe whothis person is. Chapter 2: Review EN 102We have all heardthe term ―Stranger Consider HowThan Fiction… Many ―True Life‖ stories are turned into books, & movies… Now, onto Fiction….
FICTION UNIT: EN 102Grab & staple the copies of the story. Read the story,noting image, idea, and style. Take 30 minutes for this.After reading / note-taking, get into 3-4 person groups.Discuss the character Koskoosh; his values, his people,the lands he lives in, and the choice he makes…. Underwhat circumstances might WE make his choice?
FICTION UNIT: EN 102Elements of Fiction Pro / Character- Genre Antag driven fiction Includes Sense Sense Context: of of When Place Time Rising/ Plot Falling Action Plot driven fiction
FICTION UNIT: EN 102 LITERATURE LINK ―Peaches‖, ―Where Are You Literature is critical to Going, Where Have You movies; try listing Been‖, and ―The Red books that have been Convertible‖ are all turned into movies. character-driven plots; action is central to understanding the character. Character- driven plots: Independent movies are known for this style of plotting, with less emphasis on action.Let’s Look at Reginald McKnight’s ―Peaches‖– (P. 71)
―Peaches‖ by Reginald McKnightProtagonist: Rita Antagonist: Marc Describe each character: what do we observe v. what can we infer? The plot is about the changes Rita has made: what has happened between Rita and Marc? What role does the family play?
―Peaches‖ by Reginald McKnightDiscuss the title ―Peaches‖: how is it ironic? How is itfitting?The story begins and ends with Rita interacting with herfamily; why?Describe Rita’s world: what does the relationship w/ Marcgive to her? What is the insight Rita achieves at the end?Will Rita’s sensitivity get in the way of her goals, or has ithelped her leave a situation that would not work?
Discussion Board Review Videos will be uploaded: View the Stats: videos and Percentage discuss of Users NOT on Some will be DB: 20 marked Total ―Optional‖, but Complete: there will be 5 at least five we will see in class.SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS / GIVE FEEDBACK TO OUR LAST UNITWhat do you want to talk about….?
Fiction Assignment—EN 102Our assignment is going to be an Essay test--- fivequestions on our three stories in Between Worlds. Each question will be worth twenty points for a total of 100. ―Peaches‖ (p 71) ―Where Are You Going, Where Have you Been?‖ (p 92) And ―The Red Convertible‖ (p 135). The Essay will be handed out next week, and will be due on March 4, 2012 (7995)— --on March 16, 2012 (7766).