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nature and solitude (LR)

Peaceful, healing, spiritual place, a friend, Need to be alone in nature

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childhood

We should use our imaginations, Be creative / playful, We should be more childlike

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human nature (LR)

people are naturally good

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The Common People (LR)

Not interested in wealthy / famous

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imagination

We should use our imaginations, Be creative / playful, We should be more childlike

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The individual LR

Take care of urself, listing to ones inner self

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Emotions LR

<3 over mind, Have a life of contemplation, Discover / feel and express emotion

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why Thoreau went to the woods

To live deliberately — live a life of purpose

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Thoreau’s thoughts on the “details” of our lives

The “details” of our life are unnecessary & causes our life to disappear / be wasted. He believes our lives should be simple

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Why Thoreau left the woods

He left because there was nothing else to learn from Walden Pond — He was living a routine life

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Thoreau’s tone in the text

Aggressive / stern ?

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Thoreau’s thoughts on “time”

“time is but a stream” quote - Time is short. our lives are a blip in a map / just a small moment in existence

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Thoreau’s thoughts on poverty/living a “poor” life

He believes living a poor life is the best way to live because the poor don’t focus on material possessions and are able to see essential things in life.

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Thoreau’s message

His message is to live a life of more purpose /  simplicity.

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Emerson thoughts on being “misunderstood”

To be great is to be misunderstood. Many great people were misunderstood. If yr misunderstood than yr practicing self reliance

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Emerson “ joint stock company” metaphor

At a point you have to sacrifice who you are to fit in to society

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Emerson’s message

In order to fully live your life you have to have self reliance, put yr heart and soul into everything you do, and be yourself

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Nature and solitude DR

Nature is threatening

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human nature, intuition DR

People are inherently bad and will chose bad

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Imagination DR

menacing / depressing

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Emotions DR

Emotions are disturbing / negative

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What the narrator says about he and Annabel’s love

It is the greatest love of all time, and it is all consuming

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How Annabel dies (who kills her, what kills her)

She died from a wind chill, angles killed her.

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How the narrator reacts to Annabel’s her death

He mourns her death with incredible sadness / obsessiveness. At the end of the Poem the narrator mourn Annabelle and sleeps next to her corpse

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The shift in mood in Annabel Lee

Start — Uplifting / cheerful

End — Gloomy / sad / disturbing

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how is the House of Usher is described as the narrator approaches it

The narrator feels depressed, and anxious (has a physical effect on him) The closer he gets the more gloom he feels

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The House of Usher’s physical description

  • The fissure - barly visible, extends throughout the entire house

  • The tarn — black, deep, heavy fog

  • fungi — covering the exterior

  • Masonry - decayed

  • windows — sharp, long, eyelike

  • Walls - bleak

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Usher’s physical appearance

skin - is extremely pale, corpse like

eyes -  glossed, large, look delirious or generally unaware

hair - stringy / web like

lips - thin and pale

nose - Curved / Hebrew nose

chin - Finley shaped / sharp

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Usher’s symptoms/what he is suffering from

He is suffering from an intense mental illness, acuteness of the sesnes

  • Food needs to be flavorless

  • Can only wear certain textures

  • Can only handle certain smells

  • Sensitivity to light — Light gives migraines

  • Can only handle light sounds (stringed instruments)

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Usher’s death, Madeline’s involvement, what actually killed him

Usher thought that his fear would kill him.

Usher died once he saw Madeline covered in blood in the door.

He died from fear.

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Why was Lady Madeline buried alive?

Usher thought she was dead. Her illness makes her look lifeless

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the story of the Haunted palace represents

The story of Ushers downfall / struggle w his illness

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the shift in mood from beginning to end in the Haunted Palace

Start: magical / majestic

End: ominous

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Symbolization in the Story of the Haunted Palace

  • the windows - Ushers eyes

  • the banners - Ushers hair

  • the spirits in the windows - The functionality of Ushers mind

  • the door - Ushers mouth

  • the king of the palace - Thought

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Poe’s choice of 1st person narration

Makes the reader feel as though they’re the narrator

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the events of the Mad Trist

Ethel Red (MC) breaks into the hermits house : Ethel slays dragon : the shield falls

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the sounds in the house during the Mad Triste

Break in - cracking, ripping (stifled and dull)

Dragon died - muffled screaming , grating

shield — terrible ringing sound

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The noises in the house during the Mad Triste Symbolism

cracking / ripping — Lady Madeline trying to escape

Screaming - Madeline screaming

Grating - the door to the cellar opening

ringing - Madeline breaking down the door

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Why was the prohibition enacted

To protect the sanctity of the home and marriage from alcohol

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The Prohibitions outcomes

Bootlegging, Speakeasy’s, Uprise of the American gangster

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Gatsby

Flashy New Money, charismatic, beautiful personality / smiles w understanding

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Daisy

Nick's cousin, toxic marriage w Tom, was in love w Gatsby — the “it” girl

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Tom

Old $ —. Cheats, aggressive, toxic relationship

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Nick

Unreliable narrator - so absorbed in others lives — middle class , west egg , traveled to join the bonds buisness

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Jordan

New woman (golfer) , Daisys best friend , has a relationship with Nick that goes nowhere

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Myrtle

Toms mistress

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George

Myrtles husband — hardworking but never rewarded

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Owl Eyes

alcoholic who was astounded at the authenticity of Gatsby's library

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Wolfsheim

Gambler, mobster that Gatsby does business w

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Klipspringer

a young pianist who lives in Gatsby's home

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Gatsby young life

Went to war

Went to Oxford

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Past w Daisy

He dated her 5 years b4 the present

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How he got to west egg

Clam digger on Lake Superior

Employed for dan Cody

Gatsby inherited Codys Money

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Nick as narrator

Unreliable

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Gatsby & Daisy’s relationship - Daisy loved Gatsby but uses him for his $. Gatsby is obsessed w erasing the past relationships she had

Daisy and Gatsby want to use each other, unhealthy — Gatsby uses Daisy to gain status // Daisy uses Gatsby for his $$ — Their love is conditional

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The Deaths of Major Characters

Gatsby - shot by Wilson

Myrtle - Ran over by Daisy

Wilson - Shot himself after shooting Gatsby

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What happened to West Egg and Gatsby (upper middle class)

Wealth but no status — he failed then died and was forgotten

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Emmersons thoughts on living a life of “consistency”

If you live a life of consistency you’re unintelligent

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What happened to East Egg and Tom & Daisy (upper class)

Old $, status – no consequences,, Tom and Daisy uprooted their life but kept living with no consequences

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What happened to the valley of ashes -- Myrtle & Wilson (low working class)

Low working class — they worked hard and didn’t achieve excessive — died

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Fitzgerald’s message about society & the American Dream

The American dream isn’t equal. Those who are hardworking may not always achieve success. And those at the top of society pay no consequences. Gatsby and Wilson worked hard and never sieved success, while Tom and Daisy did nothing and are successful

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Verbatim plagiarism

when you directly copy and paste from a source w/o citing the author at all

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patchwork plagiarism

When you copy and paste ideas from different sources and put them together to create a new text, w/o giving sources to the original authors

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Paraphrasing plagiarism

When you use someone else’s ideas, but put the ideas in your own words, w/o citing the original thinking

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Global plagiarism

When you use someone else's work entirely and use it as yr own

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Self plagiarism

When you use one of yr old essays and pass it in again

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Where the header goes

Top right, last name and page number

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The components of a heading

Begins at top left. Name, Teacher, Class, Date (day, month, year)

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How to write an basic in-text citation

“Quote” (authors last name).

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How to write an alternative in-text citation

“Quote” (“Title”).

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margins MLA

1 inch

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Professional Style

language to avoid (1st, 2nd person pronouns)

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Order of sources work cited

alphabetical

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When to indent works cited

Anything beyond line one

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the Green Light

Gatsbys American Dream // Daisy

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the presence of Pammy

Tom and daisy's relationship

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Tom giving Daisy pearls on their wedding day

The type of life / money  Tom can give Daisy

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West Egg

Represents new money — money that was worked for

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East Egg

Represents old money — Money that was given by name

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the valley of ashes

Represents the poor working class

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Myrtle asking for a Dog

Represents commitment

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Gatsby throwing shirts at Daisy

Represents the life Gatsby can give her — Daisy couldve had money and love ???

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the Eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg

The eyes of God

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Topic sentence

stems from thesis, further explains one of reasons

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claim

after topic sentence an argument stemming from yr topic sentence

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detail

and evidence to prove the claim to be true

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explanation

you explaining how the detail proves the claim

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What is in the conclusion paragraph

Summarize argument broadly, what does it mean, show, or prove. Discuss topic and evidence as a whole. explain y yr argument matters

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What must be in an intro

hook (1-2 sentences) , bg, thesis (1 sentence)

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deliberate (adj.)

done intentionally

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superfluous (adj.)

unnecessary, especially through being more than enough.

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conformity (n)

behavior in accordance with socially accepted conventions or standards.

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cultivate (v)

prepare and use (land) for crops or gardening.

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ignorance (n)

lack of knowledge or information.

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nourishing (adj.)

containing substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition.

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perception (n)

the ability to see, hear, or become aware of something through the senses.

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transcendent (adj.)

above the range of normal or merely physical human experience.

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conspiracy (n)

a secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful.

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nonconformist (n)

a person whose behavior or views do not conform to prevailing ideas or practices.

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integrity (n)

the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness.

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