Rainy Mountain Cemetery (Poem)</li></li></ul><li>AP English 11 Your NameWtRM Back Matter September 30, 2011<br />“Epilogue,” pages 85—88. An epilogue is …<br />The authorial voice purports to have "added" this after all else was written; does this fulfill the function of an epilogue? Why? Whose voice do we hear at the very end? What about the picture of the falling stars?<br />“The Rainy Mountain Cemetery,” page 89—Read this out loud to your neighbor and then have them read it aloud to you (for a total of three times), then answer the following questions:<br />Analyze the structure and content of the poem: how many stanzas are there? Lines? Is there a rhyme scheme? What poetic form is being used? How do you know? What about the language being employed? Imagery? Who is the speaker? Form? Are there any motifs being <br />What does this stanza mean?<br />How does the author’s inclusion of this poem at the end of the book support either of the suggested themes?<br />
Writing Task: Mountain Model<br />Historical Commentary (H):<br />Interview an “elder” relative for a story that is thematically or content link to (A), when interviewing and listen carefully for any flourishes which will make your writing of their voice unique. Prepare a entry for the Bibliography.<br />Ancestral Voice (A):<br />Research a previously published myth, fable or fairy tale, NOT necessarily from a shared cultural background, and concisely summarize. Prepare a bibliographic entry of the source document for the Bibliography.<br />Personal Voice (You!):<br />A personal experience of a related event OR a consideration or comment about the relevance or relationship you share with either the A or H voices. Imbue with descriptive (and figurative) language.<br />Select an image and excerpt from the text for inclusion with your chapter.<br />
Published Product<br /><ul><li>Published product is due next Thursday, October 6
Published product must be word-processed, 12 pt, New times roman or an appropriate LEGIBLE font, pages numbered.
Use Momaday’s book is a practical style guide.</li></ul>Page 2:<br />Historical and Personal Voices<br />Page 4:<br />Bibliography<br />Page 1:<br />Heading<br />Title<br />Ancestral Voice, itlaicised<br />Page 3:<br />Image & Caption<br />Page 5:<br />Rubric<br />Do NOT bring me your flash drive—come with the hard copy ready to submit!<br />
Homework Due Next Class<br /><ul><li>Select, research and draft myth, fable or legend (Ancestral Voice).
Interview an elder family member regarding a thematically related event in their life (Historical Voice).
Draft both Ancestral, Historical and Personal Voices in anticipation of peer review next class.</li>
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