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Similar presentations More Presentation on theme: EA 2 "— Presentation transcript: I will analyze short stories so I can compose an analytical essay that applies Feminist Criticism to the stories. Today, you will need: SSR Book SpringBoard Book This activity will take four days total two days for reading and analyzing the short stories, one day for prewriting, and one day to write the essay in-class.

How are men and women typically presented in stories? How is the relationship between men and women portrayed in fiction? You will have 3—5 minutes to discuss these ideas.

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The story is set in the deep South and takes place over the years 1861 — 1935. While you are reading, respond to the guiding questions?

  1. The Story of the Kate Chopin Revival. Edited by Per Seyersted.
  2. Complete Novels and Stories. Kate Chopin in the Twenty-First Century.
  3. My sense is that this would have been simply a descriptive term, that white folks and perhaps most blacks would not have thought to be offensive, especially in this context. Library of America, 2002.
  4. Verging on the Abyss. Louisiana State University Press, 2009.

Options for reading with students 1 Play an audio version while students read along. Stop at the end of each section and discuss. Each group reads their section and then the class gets back together to share details from their section.

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Discuss the following questions with your neighbor: What does Faulkner leave unclear in the story? How do the unclear elements force the reader to interpret the story? Keep the guiding questions, since they will help you with your essay! The story is set in the 1890s and takes place over the course of an hour. The story is set in Southern Louisiana in the early 1800s.

Short Story Unit Study Desiree's Baby & A Rose For Emily Common Core

It depicts a wealthy French Creole family. Both stories can be read in one ninety minute class period. Respond to the guiding questions. As a class, discuss possible answers to questions 9 and 10.

What does this assumption reveal about how women were viewed and treated during this time period? The teacher will need to distribute the story to the students.

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  2. Three body paragraphs using three of the assumptions.
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  4. Are there clues in the story to show Armand might have known he was of African American descent? Each student will receive a copy that they may mark on as they read.

Each student will receive a copy that they may mark on as they read. EA 2 Day 3 Select story, reread story, locate text evidence, and prewrite 11 Feminist Criticism In-class essay You will have one class period to complete the in-class essay next class. You will choose ONE of the short stories to analyze in your essay. Essentially, you are applying the Feminist Criticism to the story of your choice.

Applying Feminist criticism to a TEXT (SpringBOard Unit 2: EA 2)

Example using three of the assumptions: Three body paragraphs using three of the assumptions: Example using one of the assumptions: Three body paragraphs using three examples from the story: Armand is her whole life — she hangs on his every mood and every word.

When Armand starts to withdraw from her, she is consumed with figuring out why he is acting this way. On the chart handout: Write down which story you have chosen and the author of the story.

Choose SIX quotes from your story. Analyze what each quote means. Explain how each quote connects to the Feminist Criticism. The chart is your pre-writing and will be turned in with your essay. Must be completed in class Contains: An effective introductory paragraph and thoughtful thesis statement. Your thesis statement must include the title and author of the short story!

Kate Chopin: “Désirée’s Baby”

A coherent analysis from a Feminist Critical Perspective. At least THREE quotations from the text that are embedded smoothly and have appropriate commentary see back of chart. Effective use of rhetorical devices, a variety of sentence structures, and effective transitions.