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UNIT 4: DRAMA – FATE

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: Are we governed by fate or free will?

LITERARY TEXTS--

ANTHOLOGIES:

  • Multicultural Reader II

  • Snapshots

  • Elements of Literature

  • Daybook

DRAMA (select one):

INFORMATIONAL TEXTS--

NONFICTION:

ART, MUSIC AND MEDIA--

ART:

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES--


FUNDAMENTALS--

WRITING:

  • Informative/explanatory essay planning worksheet

GRAMMAR AND USAGE:

  • Pronouns: personal (nominative and objective), demonstrative, interrogative, possessive, indefinite, reflexive/"intensive,” relative.

  • Agreement of pronouns and antecedents

  • Appositives: commas with appositives, restrictive and nonrestrictive clause

MECHANICS:

  • Nothing new this unit.

TERMINOLOGY:

  • Aside

  • Blank verse

  • Classical allusions

  • Comedy

  • Dialogue

  • Dramatic irony

  • Foil

  • Greek chorus

  • Heroic couplet

  • Iambic pentameter

  • Irony: dramatic, situational, verbal

  • Monologue

  • Protagonist

  • Soliloquy

  • Stasimon

  • Tragedy

  • Tragic hero

  • Tragic flaw

  • Tragic illumination




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