Symbolism When a symbol (a person, place, thing, or idea) represents something beyond itself
What Symbols Do You Recognize? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
The Role of Symbolism <ul><li>Strengthens the stories theme </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances the main idea </li></ul><ul><li>How...
Symbolism in the Scarlet Ibis <ul><li>Without looking at the story write down as many symbols as you can think of for this...
Colors as Symbols <ul><li>What emotions can you relate to the color red? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How does “The Scarlet I...
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  1. 1. Symbolism When a symbol (a person, place, thing, or idea) represents something beyond itself
  2. 2. What Symbols Do You Recognize? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  3. 3. The Role of Symbolism <ul><li>Strengthens the stories theme </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances the main idea </li></ul><ul><li>How can you tell if it’s a symbol? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures…if the authors paints the image in your mind through his/her description </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Repetition…an image used continuously is often a symbol that will appear later in the story </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Similarities between main ideas and other things in the story (characters, colors, objects) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Symbolism in the Scarlet Ibis <ul><li>Without looking at the story write down as many symbols as you can think of for this story </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can you list three symbols in the story the scarlet ibis? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Hint…what compares to the character Doodle? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Colors as Symbols <ul><li>What emotions can you relate to the color red? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How does “The Scarlet Ibis” use red to enhance your understanding of the characters and story? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What images are painted in your head of the character Doodle in relation to the scarlet ibis in the story? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What other colors can be used as symbols? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Black, Yellow, Green, Purple, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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