Survey Literature “It’s a Mystery-solved Monday!” December 8, 2008 Mr. Houghteling
AGENDA • Quickwrite 2.4 • Vocabulary Exercise. • Literary Terms analysis—do with a partner! • Q and A
Have you ever been persuaded out of doing something that you shouldn’t have been doing in the first place? How were you convinced? Compare your situation with that of John Harrison and Hercule Poirot. Quickwrite 2.4
Literary Terms • Characterization • Poirot / Harrison / Langton • Foreshadowing • Simile • Irony • Suspense • Symbol –refer to the title—Who is the wasp?
Characterization Poirot / Harrison / Langton Foreshadowing Simile Irony Suspense Symbol –refer to the title—Who is the wasp? Work with a partner. Find these elements throughout the story. Write down the quote that exemplifies the literary term. Make sure you cite the page number of your quotation. Literary Terms Analysis
Literary Terms Analysis • FORESHADOWING: “So gravely did Hercule Poirot say the word ‘murder’”(762). • SIMILE: “Something a little sinister in the stillness, like the lull before the storm” (765). • SUSPENSE: “[Harrison] sat motionless and did not even turn his head as Poirot came up to him” (766). • SYMBOL: Who is the wasp? What is going to happen to the nest?
Homework • Review for your test on “Wasps’ Nest” on Wednesday! • Know: PLOT / VOCAB / LIT. TERMS