Thursday Thoughts - What is your opinion of sarcasm? Why do you think this way?
We spent some time discussing the fact that the words that Mark Twain gives his characters to say do not necessarily portray Twain's own views. Pap's drunken rant is a prime example. Sometimes Twain may believe just the opposite of what some of his characters say, so careful evaluation is necessary to discern Twain's message.
You should have read through chapter 10 by tomorrow.
Introductory paragraph writing assignments were handed back today. Read the information that was attached and take the necessary next steps. Talk to me if you have questions. I am typically available to meet before or after school, or during hours 2, 3, 6, 7, or 8. I am happy to help - just ask!