November 5, 2014 English 8: The Open Road Mr. Cabat. Concerto Grosso in C Minor Arcangelo Corelli 1714. Aim: “George was toying with the vague notion that dancers shouldn’t be handicapped:” Dystopian Fiction, Day 2. ***SCHEDULE NOTES***. Thursday 11/6 – Book Fair!
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in C Minor
Aim: “George was toying with the vague notion that dancers shouldn’t be handicapped:”
Last day for summer reading rewrites!
by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
from Welcome to the Monkey House
As you listen to the story, what do you notice about the tone Vonnegut is trying to establish?
Look through what you have read so far in your novel. In your reader’s notebook, write a brief paragraph on the setting of your novel.
What kind of world has the author created?
The other piece to
focus on is the
elements of setting.
T-chart about setting,
Elements of Setting Textual Support
“Harrison Bergeron” is set in the “The year was 2081…” (p.7)
In this world no one is allowed to be “They would send out some sharp
better than anyone else noise to keep people like George from
taking unfair advantage of their brains” (p.8)