The Lady or the Tiger - Methacton School District

The Lady or the Tiger - Methacton School District

The Lady or the Tiger By Frank R. Stockton Frank R. Stockton is the author of the short story, The Lady or the Tiger.

Frank R. Stockton 1. Noun author of the story. Published in 1882. Mainly wrote stories for children . This is not a true story. It is a work of fiction

Irony Identify types of irony by giving examples from The Most Dangerous Game, Be able to identify and record examples from the Story, The Lady

or the Tiger after reading. Irony Isnt it ironic? Dont you think? Its like a free ride when you already paid (Alanis Moresett).

Irony 3. A contrast or an incongruity (clash) between what is stated and what is meant (verbal), or between what is expected to happen and what

actually does happen (situational). Example Its ironic that Rainsford (a well known hunter) swims to an island to get hunted.

Its not what youd expect. More specifically its situational irony. Verbal Irony 6. And 7. A writer, speaker, or narrator says one thing

and means something entirely different. Example The title of the story, The Most Dangerous Game which we expect a game to be fun, but this game is not fun.

Situational Irony 9 &10 A contrast between what is expected and what actually happens.

Examples Rainsford is an expert hunter who happens to swim a shore to be General Zaroffs most challenging hunt yet. The fact that he happens to be

an expert hunter. Dramatic Irony 12 and 13 The reader or audience perceives something that a character in the story or play does not

know. Dramatic Irony We know that Rainsford is hiding behind the curtain, but General Zaroff does not know. Breaking the Fourth Wall

15. The author directly addresses the audience. The author does this when he leaves it up to the reader to decide.

Examples Malcolm in the Middle (TV. show) in the middle of the episode, he will speak directly to you, the audience. Frank R. Stockton page 36

(bottom of first column) Characterization 19. The methods an author uses to develop a character. Direct: directly states the traits Indirect: when the author shows the

traits Foreshadowing 20. Clues that the author gives throughout the story to help develop the plot

Conflict A struggle between two opposing forces or points of view. There are two types (internal and external)

Internal When a character struggles with a force within themselves. Internal Conflict Example

The princess struggles with the decision to point to the direction of the door that contains a lady (the one lady that she is jealous of and hates the most), or she has to decide if she can stand watching her lover get attacked by a ferocious tiger. The princess struggles to overcome her

jealousy! Internal Conflict Example The young courtier (knowing the nature of the princess) has to decide whether or not to trust the

princess. External Conflict A struggle between a character and an opposing outside force. (person vs. person, person vs. fate,

person vs. nature, person vs. God/gods, person vs. society) External Conflict Man vs. man (courtier vs. semibarbaric

king) Man vs. fate (courtier vs. trials chance) Man vs. Society (courtier vs. audience acceptance of this form of judicial system) Man vs. Nature (courtier vs. tiger) Woman vs. Woman (pricess vs. fairest

lady) Exposition Beginning Introduction Establishes the setting, background information,

possibly characters Rising Action Events that lead to the climax Complications Events/situations that add

difficulty to solving/resolving the problem Examples of Complications The doors look identical, cant hear, its different every time, its a 50/50 chance

The woman behind the door is the fairest lady in the land and the one woman the princess hates The most ferocious tiger was chosen Climax The princess points discretely

to the right door (she know what is behind each one) The courtier opens the door Falling Action Events that lead to the resolution or ending

Falling Action Something comes out of the door Resolution

The ending How the story the conflict/problems are resolved Resolution Missing The author leaves it up to the

reader! You decide if the courtier is devoured or married. Resolution Missing The author leaves it up to the

reader! You decide if the courtier is devoured or married.

Recently Viewed Presentations

  • Cushman and Wakefield capabilities

    Cushman and Wakefield capabilities

    Horus Capital portfolio - Vympel, Burevestnik, Diapazon, Oasis, Ak. Pilyugina BCs (Moscow) Domnikov BC (Moscow) Severnoe Siyanie BC (Moscow) Elokhovsky BC (Moscow) Energy House (Moscow) Legion II (Moscow) Silver City (Moscow) Ulansky BC (Moscow) Ocean Plaza (Moscow) Volna (Wave Tower)...
  • Chapter 7 - Arrays and Array Lists

    Chapter 7 - Arrays and Array Lists

    To use the enhanced for loop for traversing arrays and array lists To learn common algorithms for processing arrays and array lists To work with two-dimensionalarrays. ... To declare an array variable of type double[] double[]values; ... To make a...
  • Northern Venezuela

    Northern Venezuela

    It's 1000 Miles from 6Y2A to 4M7X, but it's Three-Point Territory The Advantages of Verticals Over Saltwater -- the 6Y2A Experience Low elevation angles are critical, especially on the lower bands. The Advantages of Verticals Over Saltwater -- the 6Y2A...
  • Chapter 2: Population

    Chapter 2: Population

    Homer Hoyt: Sector model. The city grows outward from the center, so a low-rent area could extend all the way from the CBD to the city's outer edge, creating zones that are shaped like a piece of pie. ... Galactic...
  • Atoms, Elements, The Periodic Table & Nomenclature Democritus

    Atoms, Elements, The Periodic Table & Nomenclature Democritus

    The atomists held that there are two fundamentally different kinds of realities composing the natural world, atoms and void. Atoms, from the Greek adjective atomos or atomon, 'indivisible,' are infinite in number and various in size and shape, and perfectly...
  • Vocab List 25 P 266 CH11

    Vocab List 25 P 266 CH11

    Atlantic Charter 1941 - Allies (USA/GB) goals for the post War (disarmament of aggressive nations & end of territorial expansion) Embargo on Japan 1941 - no more oil/trade, will spark attack at Pearl Harbor III. Mobilizing for War A) Just...
  • Chemical Reactions - Methacton School District

    Chemical Reactions - Methacton School District

    Increase in concentration increase in rate of reaction . Surface Area. Increase in surface area increase in rate of reaction. Catalysts and Inhibitors. Catalyst- substance that speeds up rate of reaction without being permanently changed (enzymes in body) Inhibitor-substance that...
  • Factor Markets -

    Factor Markets -

    In the perfectly competitive factor market, the demand curve is the sum of the individual firms demand curves. The demand curve is the MRP of the firm. The supply curve for the factor marketis upsloping because the firms must pay...