• Princess Bride Lesson Plan
    Rationale: Stories and Storytellers " (Scheherazade) fashions her universe not through physical force, as does the king, but through imagination and reflection." -- Reading Lolita in Tehran, p.19 Azar Nafisi's Reading Lolita in Tehran is a source of inspiration...
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  • Just Another Paper
    September 2001 for students in Grade 11 and September 2002 for students in Grade 12. This document replaces the following curriculum guidelines or those parts of guidelines that relate to the senior grades: – English, Intermediate and Senior Divisions (Grades 7–12), 1987 – English, Ontario Academic...
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  • Miss
    Constitution (Act 108 of 1996). The Preamble to the Constitution states that the aims of the Constitution are to: • • improve the quality of life of all citizens and free the potential of each person; • • heal the divisions of the past and establish a society based on democratic values, social...
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  • History Essay
    for English Language Arts & Literacy This document includes all of the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Literacy plus the New York recommended additions approved on January 10, 2011. All of the New York State additions to the Common Core are highlighted in yellow...
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  • Biblical Narrative
    Biblical Narrative, by Robert Alter, presents us with an introduction to a literary approach to the Bible. Specifically, he treats the prose of the Bible as highly sophisticated fictional narrative for the purposes of literary and analysis, countering notions that the often bewildering features encountered...
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  • Common Core Standards
    Learning Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy This document includes all of the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts and Literacy plus the New York recommended additions approved on January 10, 2011. All of the New York State additions to the Common Core are highlighted in yellow...
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  • An Introduction to Genre Theory
    comes from the French (and originally Latin) word for 'kind' or 'class'. The term is widely used in rhetoric, literary theory, media theory, and more recently linguistics, to refer to a distinctive type of 'text'*. Robert Allen notes that 'for most of its 2,000 years, genre study has been primarily nominological...
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  • HSC ENGLISH EXT 1
    and the earliest form of a mystery novel. Then the 1800’s brought about the famous classic, Sherlock Holmes, the conventions of crime then began establishing with the disguise convention. This was a response to the policing of that era, it had notion of societies love/hate relationship with authority...
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  • Stylistics
    introductory guide to modern critical ideas on literary style and stylistics. The book includes examples of poems, plays and novels from Shakespeare to the present day. This comprehensive and accessible guidebook for undergraduates explains the terminology of literary form, considers the role of stylistics in...
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  • Common Core Standards
    technical Subjects K–5 College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading Reading Standards for Literature K–5 Reading Standards for Informational Text K–5 Reading Standards: Foundational Skills K–5 College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Writing Writing Standards K–5 3 Standards for english...
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    Film Form – the overall system of relations we perceive among the elements in the whole film. i.e. How are the elements in a film put together to result in a particular form, such as a narrative? Composed of two interacting systems: 1) Formal system (e.g. narrative) 2) Stylistic systems...
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  • Standards for English Arts
    and the National Council of Teachers of English. Published by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. Photo Credits: Bill Leece (p. 4); Thompson-McClellan Photography (pp. 6, 9, 11, 18, 22, 29...
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  • Literary Terms and Criticism
    Literary terms and criticism 1. accent or stress: the emphasis placed upon a syllable in pronunciation. 3 types: etymological accent, rhetorical accent, metrical accent. 2. accentual- syllabic verse: verse in which both stressed stressed and unstressed syllables are counted. 3. affective...
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  • Media Studies
    is not effective in marshalling rhetoric. One final word on the ‘implied audience’ is worth making. Students sometimes leap to the conclusion that a text featuring particular social groups is providing a cue and a clue to the audience that is being addressed. There is some value in this, of course. If...
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  • GCE olevel poems
     Glossary of Literary Terms Addresser/Addressee: The addresser of a text is the voice of a text. In prose, the term more commonly used is narrator, in a poem, speaker. The addresser is often different from the poet or author. The addressee is the receiver of a text, often the reader, but occasionally...
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  • What Is Literature?
    LITERARY THEORY A Very Short Introduction Jonathan Culler Chapter 2 What is Literature and Does it Matter? What is literature? You'd think this would be a central question for literary theory, but in fact it has not seemed to matter very much. Why should this be? There appear to be two main reasons...
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  • Prose Analysis
    form a layer of meaning which is additional to the surface meaning of the text. 4. Every prose text comes with a host of expections - of genre, writing conventions, and the relationship of speaker and reader. Most (literary) texts operate by defying these rules and expectations. LANGUAGE 1. Diction:...
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  • 2010 Secondary Education Curriculum in English
    Aside from the issue of relevance, the refinement of the secondary education curriculum was guided by the need, as articulated in the Education for All Plan 2015, to streamline its content in order to improve student mastery and contribute to the attainment of functional literacy. This became a primary...
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  • Narrative Structure in Rpgs
    Playing the Story: Narrative Structure of RPGs Abstract There has been a myriad of papers written looking at the evolution of the RPG genre as well as the significance of the avatar and the social implications of the MMORPG. This paper, however, considers the narrative structure of the genre...
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  • Terry Eagleton and Literature Theory
    Terry Eagleton What is Literature Doing a polemical study of contemporary literary theory, Eagleton introduces us in this world explaining what is actually fiction. a. Imaginative writing One definition is that literature is imaginative writing, based on its fictionality and do not engage in the...
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