As Rainsford hides, the reader feels a dread that Zaroff will find him. His stories are some of the most exciting to read. In order to do so, they use various literary elements. To do this, the teacher should produce a paragraph that has errors and vague ideas and pose as the writer while another student reads the paragraph aloud. Person : two characters have a conflict as individuals. One of us is to furnish a repast for the hounds.
Over the next forty-eight hours Rainstorm rigs two separate traps in attempts to outsmart Croft, although both times he comes close it is not enough to conquer the General. The general was playing with him! As Rainsford leans over the ship's rail, his pipe slips from his hands. Did the General ever have a family? Why should I not use my gift? Setting creates mood or atmosphere. Suspenseful details are found because of foreshadowing. For this kind of essay, there are two important points to keep in mind. Use textual evidence to support your response.
One man is trying to kill another. Survival of the fittest is shown throughout the entirety of the story as well. Note: Students who use a quote at the beginning can either go back to that same quote or use another quote — both are considered mirroring. If time constraints are an issue, it is recommended that the teacher assign each partner team at least one example from each of the categories on their scavenger hunt simile, metaphor, personification, allusion, irony, foreshadowing, imagery , rather than having them determine the meanings of all items on their handout. Leo Tolstoy said that there are only two stories in all of literature: a man goes on a journey, and a stranger comes to town. When Rainsford then swims towards shore to find blood where a animal ,he thought, had struggled. Turning to the giant in uniform, the general made a sign.
Also, the characters didn't like each other, so they weren't friends. At the end of the short story, all of the suspense was let off of your shoulders, but the author left the ending somewhat closed and somewhat open, depending on what you had in mind to happen. But he raises an important question: what does separate humans from animals? Did the author base this story off of a real life problem or experience? I have to admit, he is the better hunter than I, he beat me. Did a particular image, line, or scene linger in your mind for a long time? Jagged crags appeared to jut up into the opaqueness; he forced himself upward, hand over hand. Rainstorm also has a lot of man v. And you know that with all the kids out to kill each other? Literary analysis involves examining all the parts of a novel, play, short story, or poem—elements such as character, setting, tone, and imagery—and thinking about how the author uses those elements to create certain effects. I give him a supply of food and an excellent hunting knife.
This, I truly believe, is who he is. They were all either shot or stabbed. He had clear details giving me dynamic visuals that I could clearly imagine. Rainsford has to repeat a motivational phrase to himself so he will keep calm and collected under the stressful hunt. These devices are used to keep the reader interested throughout the story. It is used in this story when Rainsford first sees General Zaroff.
At the end of the story, the author uses a sense of relief to finish it off. The planning sheet could also be modified to have space for three examples. If students are typing their essay, this will be very simple. Sailors have a curious dread of the place. The Cossack was the cat; he was the mouse.
It is imperative that students do not cross the red margin line or go onto the back of the paper while setting up their Silly Sheet. The use of imagery was helpful as the reader was getting a feel for the characters and their personalities. Was the author trying to deceive the audience at the end, or was it an open ending? What do you think this story might be about? It is okay if some items are covered by multiple partner teams. Society: one character goes against their laws or ethical codes, government, etc. Great works of literature are complex; great literary essays recognize and explain those complexities. Students who write very quickly could read multiple essays aloud to their authors, while those who write slowly may not have time to read anyone's essay aloud.
Zaroff has several chances to kill Rainsford, yet chooses not to. He hunts human beings to experience the most satisfying thrill. The rest of the independent practice will serve as the summative assessment for the lesson - please see the summative assessment section for specifics. He wanted to hunt something that could predict his next move and make him work for the kill. Read the excerpt from a student's essay.
The suspense is almost unbearable. Why is this topic important, and why is your particular position on the topic noteworthy? You should define your terms right up front, in the first paragraph after your introduction. Eventually the sailors fell into his lore which helps the General get more action out in the jungle. As can be seen in the essence of the epigraph of To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee has contrived an eclipsing, contemporary novel of prestigious influence, exalted for being a paragon of literature. Closure- Day 2 Reflect on your facebook page. Instead of panicking, he decides to head toward the sound of the gunshots.
This was something that could connect to the story because it was a collage of pictures that relate to someone or something that is important in some way. As a result, the reader can gain insight on the good and evil sides of the story to enhance the purpose of his interpretation. Rainsford is searching for adventure, and he ends of finding it. His use of suspense often has his readers wondering about what will happen next and on the edge of their seat. He was a tall man past middle age, for his hair was a vivid white; but his thick eyebrows and pointed military mustache were as black as the night from which Rainsford had come. The jungle treated him as if he was terrorizing the land and who was on it.