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  • 1. This Week’s Screening!!
  • 2. April Fools! WE WILL NEVER SCREEN THIS EVER! … although . . . Wishbone is awesome . . .
  • 3. This week’s screening was  March 17, 2010 we screened 
  • 4. Logistics!
    • Sign-In Sheet
    • Assignments
    • Next week’s screening: Howl’s Moving Castle
      • April 7, 2010
      • 5:00PM – 7:30PM
      • 300 Wheeler Hall
  • 5. How was everyone’s spring break?
    • Did you write in your journal?
    • Any Fun Stories? Events? People? Places? Things?
  • 6. Spirited Away
    • Released Date: July 27, 2001
    • Main characters:
      • Chihiro/Sen
      • Haku
      • Yubaba
      • Kamajj
      • Zaneba
      • No-Face
      • Boh
  • 7.
    • Motifs:
      • Greed
      • Food
      • Environmentalism
      • Rules
    • Themes:
      • The Power of Words and Names
      • The Blurred Line Between Good and Evil
      • The Shock of Entering Adulthood and the World of Work
  • 8.
    • Reactions?
    • -- What stood out to you?
    • -- Did you feel inspired after this?
    • -- What do you think makes this movie enjoyable?
    • Thoughts?
    • -- On the Motifs?
    • -- On the themes?
    • -- Characters?
    • -- Imagery?
  • 9. Writing Portion Time
    • Story inspiration from real life:
      • -- Miyazaki often took his real-life-experiences & put them into his films:
      • Chihiro is based on a real 10-yr-old-girl
      • River spirit based on real river
      • No-Face = Miyazaki
    • Try to do the same in your writing! ^_^
  • 10. Exercise 1!
    • Pick one moment from Spring Break & write an imaginative/fictive story about it.
    • 1-3 paragraphs
    • 10-15 minutes
  • 11. Poetic Form: Villanelle
    • “ A poem of fixed form, usually of a pastoral or lyric nature, consisting normally of five three-lined stanzas and a final quatrain, with only two rhymes throughout.” (OED)
    • Can be traced back as far as 1586
    • Medieval and Renaissance villanelles were simple ballad-like songs with no fixed form or length. Such songs were associated with the country and were thought to be sung by farmers and shepherds, in contrast to the more complex madrigals associated with sophisticated city and court life.
    • The French word villanelle comes from the Italian word villanella , which derives from the Latin villa (house) and villano (farmhand); to any poet before the mid-nineteenth century, the word villanelle or villanella would have simply meant country song , with no particular form implied. (Wikipedia = source)
  • 12. FORM!
      • Refrain 1 (A1)
      • Line 2 (b)
      • Refrain 2 (A2)
      • Line 4 (a)
      • Line 5 (b)
      • Refrain 1 (A1)
      • Line 7 (a)
      • Line 8 (b)
      • Refrain 2 (A2)
      • Line 10 (a)
      • Line 11 (b)
      • Refrain 1 (A1)
      • Line 13 (a)
      • Line 14 (b)
      • Refrain 2 (A2)
      • Line 16 (a)
      • Line 17 (b)
      • Refrain 1 (A1)
      • Refrain 2 (A2)
  • 13. It is easier than it looks
    • A villanelle is a 19 line poem, made of 5 tercets (5, 3-lined stanzas) and a final quatrain (4-line stanza).
    • Lines 1 and 3 of the first stanza repeat as refrains for succeeding stanzas. So the 3 rd line of stanza 2 is line 1, the 3 rd line of stanza 3 is line 2, and so on.
    • The rhyme scheme is aba for the first 5 stanzas and abaa for the final stanza.
  • 14.
      • Waitin' on the river that your hot feet never found,
      • Hidin' in your shadow while the sun burns out the day.
      • Run, boy, run your tired heart into the ground.
      • Caught you readin' history and put you in the pound,
      • Carried chains to New Orleans, left life in Santa Fe
      • Waitin' on the river that your hot feet never found.
      • Traded inky scribbles for the barkin' of a hound,
      • Chickens scratched in prison yards, and everybody say,
      • “ Run, boy, run your tired heart into the ground.”
      • Workin' on the line, son, sweat don't make a sound,
      • Tuck your teeth behind your smile, tongue get sealed away,
      • Waitin' on the river that your hot feet never found.
      • Words came out of everyone before the king was crowned,
      • But the coronation nation asks a price you'll never pay.
      • Run, boy, run your tired heart into the ground.
      • Draggin' dreams to water, boy, where every whelp is drowned,
      • Bury books in riverbanks, bake words into the clay,
      • Waitin' on the river that you hot feet never found.
      • Run, boy, run your tired heart into the ground.
    From Rock, Paper, Cynic's song, "Run, Boy, Run"
  • 15. Assignment 5
    • Write your own Villanelle
    • Topic: moving on/Journey
    • Think about Lazy-bone-10-yr-old self and a time when you were forced to go on a journey
    • Due By Friday, April 9th
  • 16. What to look forward to in the upcoming weeks
    • Next Week: Howl’s Moving Castle
    • Short Films (?)
    • Whisper of the Heart
    • Student Choice (?)