Lesson 38 Today’s Agenda 1. Review Lesson 37 notes 2. “The Story of an Hour” Kate Chopin • irony • plot • conflict • imagery • OBJECTIVE: • Students will identify examples of imagery, irony, and conflict in “The Story of an Hour” and supply textual evidence. Review: Feel free to add to your notes. • What are the ELEMENTS OF A SHORT STORY? • • • • • Plot Conflict Theme Setting Characters • What are the ELEMENTS OF PLOT? • Exposition • Setting • Characters • Background info • • • • • Inciting Incident Rising Action Climax Falling Action Resolution “Living Doll” •What is the INCITING INCIDENT? •What is the CLIMAX? SS Unit - Journal #1= Keep journal to turn in at end of unit for points! • Prisons and detention centers, animal cages, even children’s playpens – all have bars to keep their inhabitants from escaping. But are these the only kinds of constraints that restrict freedom? Explain. Kate Chopin February 8, 1850 – August 22, 1904 “The Story of an Hour” •Title •Time period that elapsed •Setting (time period) •1890s WHY WAS THE STORY SO CONTROVERSIAL WHEN IT WAS PUBLISHED? “The Story of an Hour” •Read the story and answer the questions located in the margin. Continue working… 1. Finish answering the questions, if you didn't already. 2. Find and label examples of each of the types of irony (dramatic, verbal, and situational) 3. Find and label examples of internal and external conflict. DUE AT THE BEGINNING OF LESSON 39!!!