Homework Writing First, please write down homework for the week (green, on whiteboard). Then, LABEL Warm-up #1: ... Who do you think would serve as a good character to represent someone the opposite of Little Red Riding Hood? This person should still be a good person, but someone who acts more wisely than Red. This person should also be someone Red is well acquainted with. Use your imagination and write ½ page (spiral notebook) or 1/3 page (composition book). When you are done, answer the following question: What do you think symbolism means? Warm-up #1 Who do you think would serve as a good character to represent someone the opposite of Little Red Riding Hood? This person should still be a good person, but someone who acts more wisely than Red. This person should also be someone Red is well acquainted with. Use your imagination and write ½ page (spiral notebook) or 1/3 page (composition book). When you are done, answer the following question: What do you think symbolism means? Symbolism notes A symbol is something that represents something else, either by association or by resemblance. It can be a material object or a written sign used to represent something invisible. Symbolism notes What do the following symbols represent? Answer in your notes. What did you come up with? The American Flag– • on a literal level, it is just a flag, a piece of cloth. However, it also stands for this particular county, for freedom, etc. • What about the others? Symbolism notes Think of another familiar symbol. Sketch it, and tell what it symbolizes. OR, think of a symbol that represents you. Sketch it, and explain why it symbolizes you. Symbolism notes In writing, symbolism is the use of a word, a phrase, or a description, which represents a deeper meaning than the words themselves. This kind of extension of meaning can transform the written word into a very powerful instrument. Symbolism in Little Red Riding Hood Spend five minutes looking over “Little Red Riding Hood.” Knowing that it can be compared to the movie Taken, about an innocent girl taken advantage of in the slave-trade industry, think about what each detail in the story could symbolize. If you need help, begin by thinking about: •The red cape •The mother •The straight path •The woods •The wolf •The hunstman •Devouring or appetite •The cake (or bread?) and wine •The second wolf What do you think? Share your list with at least one other next to you. Try to add at least two details you didn’t think of to your list. Glossary of Literary Terms Your tool for all our short stories, novels, your own writings, and your own mind imaginations! First…. What have we learned up to this point? Homework Assignment: LRRH Analysis Your independent work time will be to analyze Little Red Riding Hood based on some elements we just learned about in our Glossary of Literary Terms. Specifically, highlight the following in your glossary: Protagonist Rising Action Antagonist Climax Foil Conflict Mood Falling Action Exposition Resolution Homework Specifics… For each of the literary elements you highlighted, you will find these in “Little Red Riding Hood.” In the story itself, please highight and label next to where you found them. On a separate sheet of paper, number 1-10, corresponding to each of the ten elements you are to find. Write in two complete sentences where the elements is in the story (or who he or she is) and why you think this is so. For “foil,” there is none. Please suggest someone who you think would be a great addition to this story who would “foil” Little Red Riding Hood. Examples 1. Protagonist. The protagonist in “Little Red Riding Hood” is Red herself. She is the protagonist because the largest conflict in the story—her succumbing to temptation and being eaten by the wolf—happens to her. 10. Resolution. The resolution in the story takes place when the hunstman opens the wolf’s stomach and rescues both Red and the grandma. This is the resolution because the major conflict, Red and the grandma being eaten by the wolf, is solved. Additionally, Red’s inner conflict of being too naïve and simple is solved when she learns her lesson and vows to never talk to a wolf again.