Diction, Connotation, Denotation Exercises
What is a symbol? something that not only represents itself, but also represents something else simultaneously
Put up pictures of 10 symbols
Use this sentence frame for each symbol:
Literally, this is an image of
figuratively, it is associated with ___________.
Mending Wall, by Robert Frost – We do
Mother to Son, by Langston Hughes
Scottsboro Boys: An American Tragedy
What is the crime that has been committed?
Do you think the nine boys are guilty? Why or why not?
Transcript What did the girls have to gain by accusing the black men of rape?
What disadvantages were the nine boys facing?
How did the time period contribute to the trouble that arose?
How did the actions of society shape the individuals involved in the Scottsboro trial?
2/15 & 2/16
Finish up Scottsboro Questions (20 points)
Read through chapter 9 and answer all questions in complete sentences (30 points)