NINTH GRADE ENGLISH Plot Setting Characterization Point of View Theme Irony
Includes three basic elements Characters Setting Main conflict is revealed Usually lasts for the several paragraphs in a short story
Hooks you into a story, book, or a movie Characters try to resolve main conflict only to be met with more conflicts Types of conflict Internal Conflict---a conflict that occurs within a characters own selfusually a decision the person is trying to make
Examples: man vs. self External Conflict---a conflict between a character and anything or anyone else Examples: man vs. man, man vs. nature, man vs. machine, man vs. society, man vs. supernatural Highest point in the story Most exciting point in the story
Shortest part of the story Ties up all loose ends of the story Is shorter than the other parts of the story This is added to a mystery Reveals the outcome of the mystery
Where and when a story takes place Created by using imageswords that appeal to your fives senses Provides the story with backgrounda place for the characters to live and act in A good setting makes the story real and believable
Reveals a lot about the characters themselves A good setting lets you know what kind of characters you have Supplies atmosphere or mood (which affects our feelings) Midnight in a lonely house vs. noon in a crowded house changes how we feel about a story
Two types of characterization Direct characterization---the author tells the reader exactly what a character is like He was a tall man past middle age, for his hair was a vivid white; but his thick eyebrows and pointed military moustache were as black as the night from which Rainsford had come. His eyes, too, were black and very bright. He had high cheekbones, a sharp-cut nose, a
spare, dark face, the face of a man used to giving orders, the face of an aristocrat. Indirect Characterization---author shows us what a character is like and allows us to interpret for ourselves the kind of person we are meeting Authors use five ways to indirectly characterize
5. How others feel about them The person the author has chosen to tell the story Narrator is NOT the author Three types of Point of View Very important in how a story is told
an all knowing narrator is able to tell us everything about every character in the story narrator is NOT a character in the story will refer to characters in the story as he and she
is able to tell us everything about ONE character in the story narrator is NOT a character in the story will refer to characters in the story as he and she Is only able to tell us what he or she sees or hears about events in the story
narrator is a character in the story will refer to him or herself as I Themethe central idea of the story Subjectsimply the topic of the story (can be stated in one or two words) Exampleslove, war, growing up
1. It usually REVEALS A TRUTH about human nature. 2. It is usually NOT DIRECTLY STATED in the
story. 3. It is NOT a MORAL. 4.
It shows INSIGHT INTO HUMAN BEHAVIOR. 5. It must be stated in at least ONE COMPLETE SENTENCE. Check the TITLEDoes it hold a special meaning for
the story? Does the main character CHANGE from the beginning to the end of the story? Are any IMPORTANT STATEMENTS made about LIFE within the story? And thenTEST YOUR STATEMENT and be sure it applies to the ENTIRE story and not just PARTS of it.
Irony is surprise The difference between what we expect to happen and what actually happens There are three types of irony in literature. Verbal Situational Dramatic
Say one thing and mean something else Doing it with a bitter tone---sarcasm A situation that we expect to happen actually happens oppositely Example: a preacher is supposed to be a good guy but turns out to be a murder
Example: Movie and play Arsenic and Old Lace The audience knows something that the characters on stage or in the book/story do not know
Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) is the use of computer software to control machine tools and related machinery in the manufacturing of workpieces. CAM is a subsequent computer-aided process after CAD and sometimes CAE. The model generated in CAD and verified in...
Fundamental in some languages like perl and applications like grep or lex Capable of describing the same thing as a NFA The two are actually equivalent, so RE = NFA = DFA We can define an algebra for regular expressions...
HSWA s3 R v British Steel plc (1995) A sub-contractor working under supervision of a British Steel supervisor was killed. Under 'Vicarious Liability', the supervisor had failed in his duty, therefore British Steel had failed its employers duty under s3....
Co-Chairs: Cristina Conati, Eva Hudlicka, Christine Lisetti Objectives Explore core issues in expanding user models to include information of affect and attitudes: Detection Modeling Adaptation Validation and Evaluation ... across a range of applications Focus Questions Can we begin to...
Components of an Automated Manufacturing System CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) is a machine tool operation that is controlled by numerical commands from a computer. Components of an Automated Manufacturing System Fixture- is a specialty tool usually designed and used only...
Text. Multimedia elements. Web server- the computer that stores and shares graphics, text, audio & video clip files. Web pages contain links (Key Term) to programs called applets (Key Term) These are special programs written in a programming language called...
Ready to download the document? Go ahead and hit continue!