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  • 1. Book Report… yay!!
    By Richard Yoon
    austinevan. “stack of books.” August 24, 2007. Via flickr.com
  • 2. Choose 1 of the 4 novels selected:
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens).
    To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
    Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck.
  • 3. After the reading is complete:
    Set up a meeting with me.
    Discuss what novel is being done.
    What kind of project is wanted (oral, visual, writing, etc.)
    Write and outline.
    BE CREATIVE!!!
  • 4. Please choose 1 of the 3 methods:
    Oral Presentation: a three to five minute presentation.
    Written Presentation: a three to five page report.
    Visual Presentation: slides, collage, etc.
    Be lively, creative and witty.
  • 5. After choosing your method:
    Distinguish elements of literary techniques.
    Elements of literary techniques would include:
    Foreshadowing
    Figurative language
    Metaphor
    Simile
  • 6. Foreshadowing
    Future events in a story are suggested before they happen.
    Can take many forms and can be accomplished in many degrees of subtlety.
    Example: Willy’s concern for his car foreshadows his suicide.
    Literary devices. Jay Braiman. 2007
  • 7. Figurative Language
    Any use of language where intended meaning differs from actual meaning.
    Techniques include:
    Hyperbole
    Simile
    Metaphor
    Personification
    Verbal irony
    Oxymoron
    Literary Devices. Jay Braiman. 2007.
  • 8. Metaphor
    A direct relationship where one thing or idea substitutes for another.
    Example: “The rain came down in long knitting needles.” from Enid Bagnold, National Velvet.
    Literary Devices. Jay Braiman. 2007.
  • 9. Simile
    An indirect relationship where an idea is described as being similar to another.
    usually, uses “like” or “as”.
    Example: “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get.” – Forrest Gump.
    Literary Devices. Jay Braiman. 2007.
  • 10. And after that…
    Choose three of the four elements of literary techniques to use.
    Then identify:
    Symbolism
    Irony
    Dramatic Irony
    Situational Irony
    Verbal Irony
  • 11. Symbolism
    The use of specific objects or images to represent abstract ideas.
    Frequent use of words, places, characters, or objects that mean something beyond what they are on a literal level.
    Web.cn.edu/kwheeler
  • 12. Irony
    Where an event occurs which is unexpected.
    It is somehow in absurd or mocking opposition to what would be expected.
    Literary Devices. Jay Braiman. 2007.
  • 13. Types of Irony
    Dramatic: audience is aware while characters are not.
    Situational: evens occur unexpectedly, absurd or mocking.
    Verbal: meaning is exact opposite of what words literally mean.
  • 14. Presentation #1(oral presentation)
    Three to five minute presentation.
    Introduction
    Body paragraphs
    Conclusion
    In the body paragraph, describe the literary devices.
  • 15. Presentation #2(written presentation)
    Type a three to five page paper.
    Write or type an outline beforehand.
    Cite the page numbers.
    Use at least three quotes from the novel.
  • 16. Presentation #3(visual presentation)
    Use poster board to make a story board.
    Make a home video.
    Be creative!!!
    Use visually stimulating pieces with colors, sounds, and etc.
    Write a song or a poem.
    * Ask for approval beforehand for other options.
  • 17. REMEMBER…
    BE CREATIVE!!
    ALL PROJECTS ARE DUE IN TWO WEEKS!!
    PRESENTATIONS WILL BE PRESENTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER.
    HAVE FUN WITH THIS PROJECT 