The Raging Quiet Essay Outline

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1 Breaking down the questions of essay writing
YEAR 11

2 THE RAGING QUIETDescribe an aspect of setting that was important in the text. Explain why the aspect of setting was important.A part of the setting – NOT the whole settingSetting: where the story takes place or time or dateWhy: Why is that place important to the story or character/s or bothImportant? Significant or central to the story

3 THE RAGING QUIETWHAT THE QUESTION IS ACTUALLY ASKING OF YOU: Describe a part of the setting that was central to the novel. Explain why that part of the setting was significant to the characters and/or story.

4 Essay format for the NOVEL
IntroductionParagraph one: answer the DESCRIBE part of the questionsParagraph two: answer the EXPLAIN part of the question (1st answer/reason/point)Paragraph three: answer the EXPLAIN part of the question (2nd answer/reason/point)Conclusion

5 WW1 POETRYDescribe at least ONE idea you thought was important in EACH text. Explain how the writer showed you the idea was important in EACH text.Idea: the main message or purpose of the poemsImportant : significant or central to the poemHow: what language techniques were usedShowed: was evidence, demonstrated, confirmed, provedEACH TEXT: compare and contrast two poems

6 WW1 POETRYWHAT THE QUESTION IS ACTUALLY ASKING OF YOU: Describe what you think the main idea was in each poem. Explain what language techniques the writer used to prove to you that the idea is important in each poem

7 Essay format for the POETRY
Introduction – combine Poem 1 & 2Paragraph one: answer the DESCRIBE part of the question for POEM 1Paragraph two: answer the EXPLAIN part of the question for POEM 1Paragraph three: answer the DESCRIBE part of the question for POEM 2Paragraph four: answer the EXPLAIN part of the question for POEM 2Conclusion

8 Essay format for the POETRY
Within the essay you should make contrasts and comparisons within the paragraphsBoth poets focus on the idea…While Owen uses similes to convey the idea of … Sassoon uses the techniques of emotive adjectives instead.Both Sassoon and Owen use range of literary techniques to convey the idea…Both Owen and Sassoon use similes to tells the reader that…


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The Raging Quiet

Sherryl Jordan, Author, Kinuko Kraft, Illustrator Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing $17 (272p) ISBN 978-0-689-82140-0
Jordan (Winter of Fire) transports readers to a craggy seaside town for this sweeping story of a blossoming friendship between a young woman outsider and a young man whom the townsfolk deem mad. Marnie arrives in the village of Torcurra to live in a rundown and isolated cottage with her new husband, Isake Isherwood, the son of a nobleman. After a mere two days of marriage, Isake dies in a freak accident for which the villagers unfairly blame Marnie, whom they suspect is a witch. In this hostile environment the parish priest and an outcast boy Marnie dubs Raven are the young widow's only allies. She realizes that Raven is deaf rather than--as the superstitious townsfolk believe--possessed by demons, and develops a sign language with which the two young people communicate (fueling suspicions of witchcraft). Jordan blends a zealous supporting cast with the flavor of Hawthorne with the societal forces of Hardy as she plays out Marnie's tortuous fate. A few elements may be familiar to adult readers (e.g., a mysterious hidden treasure), but Marnie's ordeal at the hands of witch-hunters and Raven's efforts to learn to communicate make for riveting reading. The land itself takes on a hypnotic presence, culminating in a primal dance on a Stonehenge-like stage. Even if readers see a few developments coming, the anticipation is pure pleasure. Ages 12-up. (Apr.)
Reviewed on: 05/03/1999
Release date: 05/01/1999
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