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ISACS Survey. On the Edline homepage, there is a link to the survey All answers are Important Anonymous 20-45 minutes. DNP:10/21/2013. Clear your desks for WWW #37 Pick up a marker Period 4: Turn in your paper revisions (with your original drafts). Homework:.

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Isacs survey

ISACS Survey

  • On the Edline homepage, there is a link to the survey

  • All answers are

    • Important

    • Anonymous

  • 20-45 minutes


Dnp 10 21 2013

DNP:10/21/2013

  • Clear your desks for WWW #37

  • Pick up a marker

  • Period 4: Turn in your paper revisions (with your original drafts)


Homework

Homework:

  • Read “The Devil and Tom Walker”

    • Make sure you can answer the reading comprehension questions

  • Topics for discussion:

    • Role of the setting, specifically the forest

    • Examples/purpose of satire


Dnp 10 22 2013

DNP:10/22/2013

  • Notes out ready to go.


America after the 18 th century

America after the 18th century…

  • Optimistic

  • Democracy empowers the individual

  • Clash of ideals and reality

    • Writers explore both extremes

      • Individualism

      • Darker sides of a fragmenting society

  • Economically prosperous  MATERIALISM


The romantics relationship with nature

The Romantics’ Relationship with Nature

  • Elevate nature as a sanctuary

    • Pure, not artificial

  • Often illustrate the egotistical, futile and destructive aspects of their questing heroes

  • Concerned with the loss of the frontier

    • “Manifest Destiny”

CONTRAST with the PURITANS who viewed nature as a fallen “wilderness” full of “savage” Indians


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Satire in the devil and tom walker

SATIRE in “The Devil and Tom Walker”


A definition

A Definition

  • SATIRE – Literature that uses humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to exposes or mock the stupidity or recklessness of people or societies


Satire in the tall tale

Satire in the Tall Tale

  • The main object of Washington Irving’s satire is greedy people, especially those whose wealth is ill-gotten or gained through the bad luck of others.

  • Irving pokes fun at this type of person through his exaggerated characterization of Tom and his wife.


In your groups

In your groups…

  • Find textual examples where Irving satirizes greedy people.

  • Compile these quotes in a google doc and share it with me ([email protected])

  • Save your doc as Group Names Irving Satire


Homework over fall break

Homework over Fall Break:

  • Get into the text…

    • Option 1: Using the descriptions from the story, visually recreate (through drawing, diorama, mobile, etc.) the setting, capturing the wild potential of the wilderness

    • Option 2: Write a short (1-page, double-spaced typed) newspaper account of the Walkers’ mysterious disappearances that incorporates each of the underlined vocabulary words in the story

  • Grammar review packet – verbs & adverbs


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