Stations: inner square--look for these devices in use
Overview: Shikata ga nai
Stations: outer square--connections to inner and to shikata ga nai analysis
Exit Ticket: Explain why Otsuka did not just come out and say Shikata ga nai? Why did she use tone, mood, and diction to get it across instead? (unless you disagree and want to argue that she is not doing this)
Journals: *In a paragraph explain how or to what extent Wang Lung is a static or a dynamic character. Be sure to consider the 4-square posters. *Look back at the "About the Good Earth" reading. Answer one of the following: Does Buck illustrate a universal farmer? (last paragraph of the reading) -or- Discuss briefly the extent to which the story is historically accurate. This also should be a paragraph. *What do you make of the ending of the novel? Why? Will the family be ruined by leaving the land as the old man warns earlier in the text. You need to write in full sentences and support your answer.
-Your work will be graded on the basis of the quality of your writing and the content of your answer. (Your answers should accurately reflect what happens in the text.) Homework: Summative Questions Due Wed.