Published on November 24, 2017
Slide1: Turn to page 11 Fiction page 11: Fiction page 11 A literary genre based on imagination and not necessarily on fact. Short stories and novels are examples. The Structures of Fiction Chronological – from the beginning to the end Epistolary Novel – written in the form of letters, diaries/journals Frame narrative – a story within a story; a narrator often tells the story In medias res - The novel or story begins with a significant moment. The rest of the novel fills in the events leading up to the significant moment. Flashback is used extensively in this novel structure. Drama page 11: Drama page 11 A tragedy is a serious play that ends in disaster and sorrow. A comedy is lighthearted play intended to amuse the audience. Comedies usually end happily. Stage directions give actors and readers insight into how a character is to move, react, or sound. The fourth wall is the space that separates a performer or performance from an audience. Poetry page 12-13: Poetry page 12-13 Rhyme is the repetition of sounds , most commonly heard at the ends of lines in poetry, as in “Twinkle, twinkle, little star / how I wonder what you are.” Rhyme scheme is the pattern of rhymes in a poem Poetry page 12-13: Poetry page 12-13 Fixed Form poetry usually follows a simple rhyme scheme (like ababcdcd ) Free Form or Free verse follows no specific guidelines about rhyme, meter, or length. Free verse tries to capture the cadence of regular speech. Some stanzas may rhyme but not in a regular scheme Blank verse is a poem written in unrhymed iambic pentameter, a pattern of five iambic feet per line. An iambic foot is one unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable. Allusion: an implied or indirect reference to a person, placed for or thing Conceit: an extended simile or metaphor Informative/Expository and Persuasive Texts page 13: Informative/Expository and Persuasive Texts page 13 Newspaper articles, essays, science journals, editorials, maps, charts, graphs. The have multiple purposes: to inform, to persuade, or to inform you in order to persuade you They can be organized by: Cause & effect Most important to least important Topic Chronologically And many more ways! Informative/Expository and Persuasive Texts page 13: Informative/Expository and Persuasive Texts page 13 Persuasive texts use rhetorical appeals : Ethos Logos Pathos Slide8: Page 11 Page 12 Page 14 NOW COMPLETE THESE CHARTS!