8 May 2013Do Now:Clear your desks of everything except for last night’s homework on adjectives and write an MLA heading on the top of the half sheet of paper on your desk.Ahoy! (The high seas)In the last class you learned about adjectives, which will appear on your next quiz, and analyzed Simons tragic end in "View to a Death." Today we will discuss "The Shell and the Glasses" and compare and contrast the themes in the chapter to the themes in a piece of poetry.
Contextualize the following quote from last nights reading assignment:“They didn’t take the conch.”“I know. They didn’t come for the conch. They came for something else. Ralphwhat am I going to do?”
In your groups, determine:How has your symbol changed since the beginning of the novel?Does their symbol still represent the same idea it did at the beginning of the novel? Has it been replaced?Has the symbol changed physically since the beginning of the novel? What do these changes imply for the idea the symbol represents?Find one passage that student think illustrates their symbol’s changes (or consistency).