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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

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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