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Proficiency Essay 1 Pre-Writing Directions. WSI English 9 Barbara Tollison. The Prompt. Attack the Prompt: Circle the verbs that tell you what to do. Underline the words that explain the verbs. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Proficiency Essay 1 PreWriting Directions

Proficiency Essay 1Pre-Writing DirectionsWSI English 9Barbara TollisonThe PromptChoose any three short stories that we have read during this unit and write an essay in which you analyze for each one of these stories a characters conflict and his or her change as a result of the conflict.Attack the Prompt:Circle the verbs that tell you what to do.Underline the words that explain the verbs.We have read The Most Dangerous Game, The Sniper, and The Scarlet Ibis.By Essay we mean at least five analytical paragraphs.How a character changes or what he/she learns is always a reflection of the THEME.To get started: T-ChartsCharacter at the Beginning:Character at the End:Rainsford:Rainsford:The Sniper:The Sniper:The Narrator (Doodles Brother):The Narrator (Doodles Brother):To get started: T-ChartsCharacter at the Beginning:Character at the End:Rainsford:The world is made up of two classes--the hunters and the huntees. Luckily, you and I are hunters (IR7).I'm a hunter, not a murderer (IR26).Rainsford:Then it was that Rainsford knew the full meaning of terror (IR 32).I am still a beast at bay,he said, in a low,hoarse voice. Get ready, General Zaroff(IR 34).The Sniper:The Sniper:The Narrator (Doodles Brother):The Narrator (Doodles Brother):Dont just copy what I write!These are examples for you to emulate, not imitate!!!To get started: T-ChartsCharacter at the Beginning:Character at the End:Rainsford:The world is made up of two classes--the hunters and the huntees. Luckily, you and I are hunters (IR7).I'm a hunter, not a murderer (IR26).Rainsford:Then it was that Rainsford knew the full meaning of terror (IR 32).I am still a beast at bay,he said, in a low,hoarse voice. Get ready, General Zaroff(IR ).The Sniper:He had been too excited to eat (IR111). The sniper fired again. The woman whirled round and fell with a shriek into the gutter (IR 112).The Sniper:The lust of battle died in him. He became bitten by remorse (IR 114).Then the sniper turned over the dead body and looked into his brother's face (114).The Narrator (Doodles Brother):The Narrator (Doodles Brother):Dont just copy what I write!These are examples for you to emulate, not imitate!!!To get started: T-ChartsCharacter at the Beginning:Character at the End:Rainsford:The world is made up of two classes--the hunters and the huntees. Luckily, you and I are hunters (IR7).I'm a hunter, not a murderer (IR26).Rainsford:Then it was that Rainsford knew the full meaning of terror (IR 32).I am still a beast at bay, he said, in a low,hoarse voice. Get ready, General Zaroff(IR ).The Sniper:He had been too excited to eat (IR111). The sniper fired again. The woman whirled round and fell with a shriek into the gutter (IR 112).The Sniper:The lust of battle died in him. He became bitten by remorse (IR 114).Then the sniper turned over the dead body and looked into his brother's face (114).The Narrator (Doodles Brother):When Doodle was five years old, I was embarrassed at having a brother of that age who couldnt walk . . . (IR170).The knowledge that Doodles and my plans had come to naught was bitter, and that streak of cruelty within me awakened(IR ). The Narrator (Doodles Brother):. . . the grindstone begins to turn, and time with all its changes is ground awayand I remember Doodle (IR168).. I did not know then that pride is a wonderful, terrible thing, a seed that bears two vines, life and death (IR ). Dont just copy what I write!These are examples for you to emulate, not imitate!!!To get started: T-ChartsCharacter at the Beginning:Character at the End:Rainsford:The world is made up of two classes--the hunters and the huntees. Luckily, you and I are hunters (IR7).I'm a hunter, not a murderer (IR26).Rainsford:Then it was that Rainsford knew the full meaning of terror (IR 32).I am still a beast at bay, he said, in a low,hoarse voice. Get ready, General Zaroff(IR ).The Sniper:He had been too excited to eat (IR111). The sniper fired again. The woman whirled round and fell with a shriek into the gutter (IR 112).The Sniper:The lust of battle died in him. He became bitten by remorse (IR 114).Then the sniper turned over the dead body and looked into his brother's face (114).The Narrator (Doodles Brother):When Doodle was five years old, I was embarrassed at having a brother of that age who couldnt walk . . . (IR170).The knowledge that Doodles and my plans had come to naught was bitter, and that streak of cruelty within me awakened(IR ). The Narrator (Doodles Brother):. . . the grindstone begins to turn, and time with all its changes is ground awayand I remember Doodle (IR168).. I did not know then that pride is a wonderful, terrible thing, a seed that bears two vines, life and death (IR ). ForeshadowingImageryMetaphorMetaphorSymbolismThemePersonificationSit. IronyDont just copy what I write!These are examples for you to emulate, not imitate!!!Continuing T-ChartsHow the Character Changed/what he learned:Connect to Theme:Rainsford:The Sniper:The Narrator (Doodles Brother):

Rainsford learned what an animal might feel when it is hunted. He also learned that people can be savages.Hunting is a cruel sport.People can be very dangerous and savage, even when they seem civilized.He learned that war has terrible effects on people/ is brutalWar is a terrible thing that hurts everyone involved.Pride can make us do things that are cruel/dangerous/unwise.Pride can be good, but also can be very destructive.Dont just copy what I write!These are examples for you to emulate, not imitate!!!Plugging in to OutlineII. Body Paragraph 1:A. Topic Sentence with title, literary element and theme: In the short story The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell, the protagonist Rainsford learns that ___________________________________ORRichard Connell explores the theme of savagery when his protagonist Rainsford discovers __________________ __________________ in the adventure story The Most Dangerous Game(This one is higher level academically)Dont just copy what I write!These are examples for you to emulate, not imitate!!!Plugging Into OutlineIII. Body Paragraph 2:A. Topic Sentence with title, literary element and theme: In the short story The Sniper by Liam OFlaherty, the young protagonist learns about how war is _______________________________.ORThe young protagonist in Liam OFlahertys realistic war story The Sniper learns ________________________________________________________

Dont just copy what I write!These are examples for you to emulate, not imitate!!!(This one is higher level academically)Plugging Into OutlineIV. Body Paragraph 3:A. Topic Sentence with title, literary element and theme: In the allegory The Scarlet Ibis by James Hurst, Doodles brother learns that _______________________________.

With the memory of his young brothers death lingering into adulthood, the narrator of James Hursts allegory The Scarlet Ibis reflects on how ______________________________________________________________________________.

(This one is higher level academically)Dont just copy what I write!These are examples for you to emulate, not imitate!!!Continuing Body Paragraph 1B. Example from story, introduced, in quotation marks with page number cited: _____________________As he and his friend Whitney talk about hunting early in the story, Rainsford says, The world is made up of two classes--the hunters and the huntees. Luckily, you and I are hunters (IR7).C. Explanation of the example, including what kind of literary device it is: This statement foreshadows the situational irony that happens when the conflict develops and Rainsford later becomes the prey of General Zaroff.D. Further explanation of how the example shows the authors purpose and fits in to the theme:At the beginning of the story, Rainsford only sees hunting from the perspective of a hunter, and does not think about or care about the cruelty of the sport.

Dont just copy what I write!These are examples for you to emulate, not imitate!!!Second Half of Paragraph:E. Second example from story, introduced, in quotation marks with page number cited: By the time he is being hunted by the crazed General, Rainsford has had a change of heart as, Then it was that Rainsford knew the full meaning of terror (IR 32). F. Explanation of the example, including what kind of literary device it is: The conflict he now finds himself in fulfills the foreshadowing from the beginning, which is the irony that the hunter has become the hunted.G. Further explanation of how the example shows the authors purpose and fits in to the theme: Thematically, it tells the audience that a change in perspective because of a conflict can change how someone feels about cruelty and savagery.Dont just copy what I write!These are examples for you to emulate, not imitate!!!Finishing the ParagraphH. Concluding Sentence of Paragraph showing how the character changed/learned because of the conflict expressed through the examples:

The storys theme of savagery and danger is expressed by the changes in Rainsfords character because of his conflict.

Dont just copy what I write!These are examples for you to emulate, not imitate!!!The Paragraph Completed:In the short story The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell, the protagonist Rainsford learns that As he and his friend Whitney talk about hunting early in the story, Rainsford says, The world is made up of two classes--the hunters and the huntees. Luckily, you and I are hunters (IR7). This statement foreshadows the situational irony that happens when Rainsford later becomes the prey of General Zaroff. At the beginning of the story, Rainsford only sees hunting from the perspective of a hunter, and does not think about or care the cruelty of the sport. By the time he is being hunted by the crazed General, Rainsford has had a change of heart as, Then it was that Rainsford knew the full meaning of terror (IR 32). The conflict he now finds himself