*Reminder: Quiz on Thursday February 20th on Prose Fiction terms, what is style and rhetorical devices “arguments”.
*Synthesis essay on “Long Long After School” and “A Teachers’ Rewards” is due on Friday February 21st.
*No Red Ink: Building Compound and Complex Sentences 4-7
What Rhetorical devices can you use to help you add humour in your writing? Refer to rhetorical devices resource and as a group, brainstorm
In groups, look for devices and humour used in Stuart MacLean’s “Dave Cooks a Turkey”. On office 365 or whatever you may choose, find examples of humour throughout the short story. What techniques did Maclean use to create humour?
*Quick search: The role of men and women in the Victorian Era…What would it have been like to be a man or a woman living during the Victorian Era? Search out the history of this time period then answer this question….
*Read aloud the short story “The Waltz”.
*Write a few paragraphs from the short story “The Waltz” but from the perspective of the man 🙂