The Crucible by Arthur Miller
MONDAY and TUESDAY
-practice glossary entries
Intercalary Essays: Reflection/Portfolios
HW Research Project due MONDAY, by 11:59pm to turnitin.com. Please bring your hard copy TUESDAY.
-polish previous journal entries
-read your independent book
-work on essay reflection
-sign up for independent reading book and In the News presentation
HW Journals due Monday (1 more entry)
THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Crucible Vocabulary List (Quiz next Friday)
Background on the Play
-define crucible, hysteria, Puritan, allegory, paradox
-introduce Puritan belief ( the need for devil in society, a scapegoat)
-review pages 3-8, answer the following questions:
1) The tragedy in the Salem community "developed from a Paradox." What is the paradox?
2) Analyze the following quotation: "But all organization is and must be grounded on the idea of exclusion and prohibition, just as two objects cannot occupy the same space" (7).
Label Bennett Essay with Toulmin language.
HW Read Jonathan Edward's "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God." excerpt. (handout)
-label at least 5 fallacies
-label and analyze rhetorical devices, state why they might have been effective for his audience
-connect to The Crucible
Ask me about an extra credit journal entry on Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown."