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  1. Realism Bellringer #1 3-26-14 Directions: Start this on a new sheet of paper. Use your notes on Realism to help you answer the following questions. • What is Realism? • List at least one way in which Realism is different from Romanticism. (Hint: use the chart from the notes.) • List the four factors that lead to the rise of Realism. • List two characteristics of Realist literature. (See “Realistic Literature Will…” on your notes.) Today’s Target: I can analyze the author’s choice of details and how they support the theme of a text.

  2. Realism Bellringer #2 3-27-14 • What style of poetry was Whitman considered the “father” of? • Compare “I Hear America Singing” and “I Sit and Look Out.” What do they have in common? • Contrast “I Hear America Singing” and “I Sit and Look Out.” Explain their differences. Today’s Target: I can analyze the author’s choice of details and how they support the theme of a text.

  3. Realism Bellringer #3 3-28-14 • Do you think Walt Whitman’s poem “Song of Myself” is egotistical? Explain your thoughts. Today’s Target: I can analyze the author’s choice of details and how they support the theme of a text.

  4. Realism Bellringer #4 4-7-14 • What is ethos? • What is logos? • What is pathos? Today’s Target: I can analyze how the author’s choices of details impact the reader’s emotional reactions to a text.

  5. Realism Bellringer #5 4-8-14 • Why did Frederick Douglass receive his first whipping from Mr. Covey? • What techniques does Mr. Covey use to control the slaves at his plantation? • Interpret this quote: “ the dark night of slavery closed in upon me; and behold a man transformed into a brute” (565). Today’s Target: I can analyze how the author’s choices of details impact the reader’s emotional reactions to a text.

  6. Realism Bellringer #6 4-9-14 Into Bondage by Aaron Douglas 1. What do you think the mood of this painting is? Explain what elements of this painting prove this mood. 2. Which figures in the painting might identify with Frederick Douglass BEFORE his “turning point” in “The Battle with Mr. Covey”? Why? 3. Which figure or figures in the painting might identify with Frederick Douglass AFTER his “turning point”? Why do you think so? Today’s Target: I can analyze how the author’s choices impact the overall structure and meaning of the text.

  7. Realism Bellringer #7 4-10-14 • Why is Peyton Farquhar being hanged? • After Peyton Farquhar falls in the river and resurfaces, what does he notice? • How much time actually passesbetween the opening scene and the closing lines? • List three things that Peyton Farquhar imagines. Today’s Target: I can demonstrate knowledge of works of American Literature and how texts from the same period treat similar themes.

  8. Realism Bellringer #8 4-11-14 • What words come to mind when you think of Abraham Lincoln? List personality traits, ideas, or events that you associate with this president. Today’s Target: I can demonstrate knowledge of works of American Literature and how texts from the same period treat similar themes.

  9. Realism Bellringer #94-14-14 Directions: Translate the following quote from Huck Finn from its dialect into Standard American English. Remember a characteristic of Regionalism (subcategory of Realism) is that literature uses the dialect of that region. • Huck: “Pap he hadn’t been seen for more than a year, and that was comfortable for me; I didn’t want to see him no more. He used to always whale me when he was sober and could get his hands on me…” Today’s Target: I can analyze how satire is used in a text to support the author’s point of view.