Friday, February 28, 2014

Honors 9 Notes 2/28/14

Illusion- reference of a well known person, place, thing, or idea
Setting- time and place
Foreshadowing – hint of something to come (usually bad)
Personification- human qualities given to a non-human thing
Style- a writer’s unique voice
Simile- comparison using words ‘like’ or ‘as’
Plot- the sequence of actions in a story
Symbol- a person place object or idea that stands for something else beyond
Flashback- reference to action in the past
Denotative – the literal concrete meaning, the ‘dictionary’ meaning (explicit)
Connotative – abstract meaning of something (implicit)
Point of View- how the story is narrated (1st or 3rd)
Inferior – pg 24, less able or capable than
Innifectual – pg 34, unsuccessful
Benevolent – inclined to the good
Plankton- pg 35, microscopic sea plant and animal
Precision- pg 32, exactness
Miriad – pg 40, a great number
Contempt – pg 36, Dislike
Immune – pg 36, exempt, not a factor
Misticism – pg 37, epiphany
Resolution- pg 23, decision, intention, will
Ernest Hemmingway – A little bit about the dude
The Old Man and the Sea
Born 1899 – died 1961, born in Illinois
EH  father died by suicide, EH died by suicide
In high school EH played football, boxed, editor for the newspaper
Later became a reported for the Kansas City Star
Writing style is newspaper style; be brief, simple, and clear.
Became ambulance driver for Italian army, injured back in accident, continued to carry wounded man on back for a mile, only 18, earned a medal for bravery
1920s- lived in Paris
Gertrude Stein “a rose is a rose is a rose” “we are all in the lost generation”
EH married 4 times, lived off his grandfather, EH was a drunk/pain killers, suffered from severe depression, bad health (particularly his back)
EH great short story writer, millionaire writer, perhaps the greatest writer of all time
“I write on the principle of the ice berg” - EH for everyone 1/8 that shows, there are 7/8 underneath it. Every 1/8 DENOTATIVE, 7/8 CONNOTATIVE.

Vocabulary for the Old Man and the Sea

HW 2/28/14

Euro Lit: Read the "Legend of the Grand Inquisitor" and answer study guide questions #1-28

Honors 9: Read pgs 9-41 and know the nuts and bolts and vocab for 50 pt quiz

Thursday, February 27, 2014

HW 2/27/14

Euro Lit: Read the "Legend of the Grand Inquisitor" and complete study guide questions #1-13

Honors 9: Bring student ID and turn in Romeo and Juliet and Oedipus

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

HW 2/26/14

Euro Lit: Read chapter 8 of Demian

Honors 9: Turn in Oedipus and Romeo and Juliet and bring student ID tomorrow

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

HW 2/25/14

Euro Lit: Read chapter 7 of Demian

Honors 9: Complete: "The Colon and the Hyphen" and "The Semicolon"

The Colon, Hyphen, and Semicolon

Monday, February 24, 2014

HW 2/24/14

Euro Lit: Read chapter 6 of Demian and "Jacob's Wrestling"

Honors 9: Study poetry vocab for 50 pt quiz

Poetry Terms and Devices