We took our last look at our good friends Gilgamesh and Enkidu.
It was sad to see them go, but they went out in style. If you hadn't done your project, you're out of luck--after all,
isn't four weeks long enough (use of logos to persuade)
We took the rest of class to finish preparing for INSULT SKIT DAY
HW - be prepared!
READ THE REQUIRMENTS. PRINT BEFORE YOU COME TO CLASS.
You'll hear one more MLA reminder
Today, you will do a little sonnet peer-edit (click here)
You'll get a little intro into playing with Shakespearean language (Shakespearean Insult Powerpoint)
And you'll get the packet to get started on a Shakespearean Insult Skit of your own.
Example skit available <here>
HW - revise your sonnet if it needs it.
Little open note Shakespeare partner quiz (turn in today) 12 points
Turn in your pre-writes today.
We'll look at how to EXPLICATE a sonnet (and this will serve you as we move forward).
You will go through the 5 steps to explicat sonnet 18 on your own.
Powerpoint on Explication if you missed class - you should have Sonnet 18 explicated and paraphrased to turn in Monday.
CLICK HERE: How to write a Sonnet (and requirements)
ESSAYS DUE TONIGHT BY MIDNIGHT
HW - write a sonnet, due typed Monday
Requirements: iambic pentameter (10 syllables/line, da-DUM da-DUM rhythm)
Organization follows Shakespearean Sonnets: (Rhyme scheme ABABCDCDEFEFGG)
Incorporates a VOLTA (a turning point, usually starts with but, yet)
For more complete instructions, see the powerpoint above (how to write a sonnet)
Don't forget, your Gilgamesh project is due Wednesday, and because we are moving forward, you can expect some homework meanwhile.