“Is there anybody alive out there?”
― Bruce Springsteen
Literary Terms (Academic Vocabulary):Denotation
Activity 1: "The Pedestrian" Vocabulary: Vocabulary Handout
Activity 2:Read "The Pedestrian" on page 47 of the Lit Book. Pay careful attention to how the author uses very specific words to create the tone of the piece. As you read, notice how this tone and the setting of the story helps to develop the overall theme of the story.
Activity 1: Complete "The Pedestrian" Text Based Questions:
"The Pedestrian" Text Based Questions
Create a New Tone: Rewrite the first two paragraphs of "The Pedestrian" in a romantic tone.
Here is the first paragraph: Note all of the words that you will need to change in order to change the tone.
https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B3L_VvieQoSoaURlN3dkQ1QtdkU/edit"The Pedestrian" First Paragraph