Monday, March 25, 2013

English 10 Honors--3/26/2013

--during this time, meetings with Mr. Martin to go over revisions for the Writing Portfolio will occur

Jump Off
--Take out your notebook and date the page (3/26/2013).  Label this section of your notes "Tom Hooper's Les Miserables".

S. the C.
--"setting the table" for our viewing of Tom Hooper's Les Miserables:
  • Les Miserables--film based on the musical based on the 1862 novel by French author Victor Hugo (1802-1885); setting is (roughly) 1815-1832, primarily in France
  • The Count of Monte Cristo--1844 novel by French author Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870); setting is (roughly) 1815-1838, primarily in France
    • Intertextuality (e.g., similar themes, some of the same historical events depicted, etc.)!
    • Will engage in literary analysis drawing meaningful connections between Les Miserables and The Count of Monte Cristo
Film -- Tom Hooper's Les Miserables
--while viewing, jot down notes for discussion/future writing

--The due date for submitting a revised literary analysis paragraph for the Writing Portfolio is April 24th (a little over a month from today)--do you want/need to revise?
--Bring your vocabulary book to class on Monday after break.
--Enjoy break!