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Literature for the Week Youre responsibleeven if youre not here. Slide 2 What well be reading Slide 3 Folk Tales from The One Thousand and One Nights: The Fisherman and the Jinnee (pg 84) from The Rubaiyat(pg 100) from The Gulistan (pg 106) Elephant in the Dark (pg 119) Two Kinds of Intelligence (pg 121) The Guest House (pg 122) Which is Worth More? (pg 124) African Proverbs: from Sundiata (pg 129) Slide 4 Vocabulary Slide 5 The Thousand and One Nights The Fisherman and the Jinnee Slide 6 Adj: inverted Upside down Slide 7 Adj: blasphemous Showing disrespect toward God or religious teachings Slide 8 V: adjured Ordered solemnly Slide 9 Adv: indignantly In a way showing righteous anger or scorn Slide 10 adv.: resolutely In a determined way Slide 11 Adj: enraptured Completely delighted; spellbound Slide 12 N: munificence Great generosity Slide 13 Adj: ominous Hinting at bad things to come Slide 14 The Rubaiyat & The Gulistan Slide 15 N: repentance Sorrow for wrongdoing Slide 16 N: pomp Ceremonial splendor, magnificence Slide 17 N: myriads Great numbers of persons or things Slide 18 N: piety Devotion to religious duties or practices Slide 19 Adj: beneficent charitable Slide 20 N: extortions Acts of obtaining money or something else through threats, violence, or misuse of authority Slide 21 Elephant in the Dark, Two Kinds of Intelligence, The Guest House, Which is Worth More? Slide 22 N: competence Ability Slide 23 N: conduits Channels or pipes Slide 24 N: malice Ill will; evil intent Slide 25 N: solitude isolation Slide 26 Sundiata Slide 27 V: fathom Probe the depths of; understand Slide 28 Adj: taciturn Not given to talking Slide 29 Adj: malicious Intending harm; spiteful Slide 30 N: infirmity Weakness; illness Slide 31 N: innudendo Indirect remark or gesture that hints at something bad; sly suggestion Slide 32 Adj: diabolical Devilish; wicked Slide 33 Adj: estranged Isolated and unfriendly; alienated Slide 34 Literary Elements Terms you need to know Slide 35 Folk Tales Part of the oral tradition, the body of stories, poems, and songs that are passed down by word of mouth from generation to generation. Slide 36 Characteristics of Folk Tales Lesson about life Lesson about life Magical or supernatural elements Magical or supernatural elements Characters who possess one or two main traits Characters who possess one or two main traits A clear separation between good and evil A clear separation between good and evil Folk tales may share plot patterns and deceptively ordinary characters. Folk tales may share plot patterns and deceptively ordinary characters. Slide 37 Narrative Structure The way in which a work of fiction is organized. The Fisherman and the Jinnee contains framed stories or stories within a story. Create the following chart: Slide 38 First Story: The Fisherman and the Jinnee Second story Narrator: fisherman Story _____________ Third Story Narrator _____________ Story _____________ Similarities between all Three stories Slide 39 Didactic Literature Teaches lessons on ethics, or principles regarding right and wrong conduct, and if often reflects the values or the society that produces it. Slide 40 Didactic literature uses these tools: Aphorisms: short, pointed statements expressing truths about human existence Aphorisms: short, pointed statements expressing truths about human existence Personification: a technique that gives human qualities to non-human things Personification: a technique that gives human qualities to non-human things Metaphor: a figure of speech in which one thing is spoken of as though it were something else Metaphor: a figure of speech in which one thing is spoken of as though it were something else Slide 41 Types of Metaphors All Metaphors: compare two apparently unlike things without using the words like or as All Metaphors: compare two apparently unlike things without using the words like or as Direct Metaphor: connects the two terms directly Direct Metaphor: connects the two terms directly Indirect Metaphor: suggests the comparison Indirect Metaphor: suggests the comparison Slide 42 Direct Metaphor: Example This being human is a guest house. Slide 43 Indirect Metaphor: Example getting always more / marks on your preserving tablets Slide 44 Analogy An explanation of how two things are similar An explanation of how two things are similar Usually extended comparisons that explain something unfamiliar by showing how it is like something familiar Usually extended comparisons that explain something unfamiliar by showing how it is like something familiar Frequently use figurative speech Frequently use figurative speech Slide 45 Epic Conflict A narrative or narrative poem that focuses on the deeds of heroes. Slide 46 Characteristics Menacing enemies Menacing enemies Natural dangers Natural dangers Moral dilemmas Moral dilemmas Problems with society Problems with society Difficulties with fate Difficulties with fate Challenging decisions Challenging decisions Slide 47 The Fisherman and the Jinnee Turn to page 85 Turn to page 85 Go to your notes page with your table (the one you copied earlier with narrative structure story within a story) Go to your notes page with your table (the one you copied earlier with narrative structure story within a story)