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“Mother Tongue” and “Analyzing a Short Story”. Erik Schaeffer and Jace Hegg. “Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan Background. Both of her parents were Chinese immigrants The Tan family experiences many tragedies Authored many short stories. “Mother Tongue” Amy Tan.

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“Mother Tongue” by Amy TanBackground
  • Both of her parents were Chinese immigrants
  • The Tan family experiences many tragedies
  • Authored many short stories
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“Mother Tongue”Amy Tan
  • There are many different “Englishes”
  • Personal Experiences - Interesting Ethos
  • Socialization of Family
    • Test Scores
    • Against the Stereotypes
  • Used past for Inspiration
  • Tan tries to make the audience correct thoughts on imperfect speech
    • Imperfect thoughts
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“Analyzing a Short Story”Chapter 11: Alan & Bacon Guide to Writing
  • English isn’t scary
  • Read “Literally or Literarily”
  • “Willing suspension of disbelief”
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“Analyzing a Short Story”Critical Elements
  • plot
  • setting
  • characters
  • point of view
  • theme
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“Analyzing a short story”Reading Logs
  • Predict
  • Immediate emotions
  • What is most interesting
  • Most important moment
  • Determine the 5 critical elements
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“Analyzing a Short Story” & “Mother Tongue”
  • Apply analysis strategies to “Mother Tongue”
  • Does anyone have personal anecdotes or feelings from reading “Mother Tongue”