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Poetry powerpoint additions[1]

  1. 1. Poetry Powerpoint<br />Jolecia Marsalis<br />Mark Moreno<br />Michael Blair<br />
  2. 2. Dear John Wayne<br />By Louise Erdrich<br /><ul><li>An observation and narrative about a group of Native Americans watching a John Wayne movie at a drive in theatre.
  3. 3. Erdrich is recording the reactions of Native Americans being poorly portrayed in a movie.
  4. 4. The responses to the movie include laughter, silent discontent, frustration.</li></li></ul><li>John Wayne vs. Terrifying Indians<br />
  5. 5. In Response to Executive Order 9066<br />By Dwight Okita<br /><ul><li>Poem is written from the point-of-view of a 14 year old Japanese schoolgirl.
  6. 6. Poem narrates and gives background of a friendship between the two girls---girls are best friends.
  7. 7. After Order 9066 (Japanese Internment and Concentration Camps) “Denise” tells little “Ozawa,” “You’re trying to start a war…giving secrets to the Enemy.”
  8. 8. Young Ozawa attempts to leave the friendship door open by indicating she will be missed by “Denise” while she is in the camp.</li></li></ul><li>Executive Order 9066<br />
  9. 9. Pigeons<br />By David Hernandez<br /><ul><li>Poem is a comparison piece, comparing the activities and treatment of pigeons to Hispanics “spiks.”
  10. 10. Uses imagery
  11. 11. Shows negative and condescending treatment of pigeons.
  12. 12. Shows positive and/or advantaged treatment of other pet birds (Parakeets, canaries, parrots).
  13. 13. Acknowledges occasional acts of kindness toward pigeons.</li></li></ul><li>Poetic Elements <br /><ul><li>Poetic Elements in common:</li></ul> Symbolism<br />Imagery<br /> Tone<br />
  14. 14. Critical Thought Elements<br /><ul><li>Common themes
  15. 15. Ethnocentrism
  16. 16. Stereotyping
  17. 17. Poet’s Fallacies (Or lack thereof)
  18. 18. Hernandez
  19. 19. Hasty Conclusions
  20. 20. Over Generalizations
  21. 21. Stereotyping</li></li></ul><li>Critical Thought Elements<br /><ul><li>Okita
  22. 22. Irrational Appeal to Emotion
  23. 23. Contradiction
  24. 24. Erdrich (How she got it right)
  25. 25. Limits observations to what she sees
  26. 26. Does not stereotype or make hasty conclusions
  27. 27. Does not overgeneralize</li></li></ul><li>Group Discussion Disagreements<br /><ul><li>Point one
  28. 28. Point two
  29. 29. Point three</li>

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