Fables and Myths Shining Star Book A. Fables What are fables? What are fables? Fables are narrated stories intended to teach a lesson. Usually stories.

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  • Fables and MythsShining StarBook A

  • FablesWhat are fables?

    Fables are narrated stories intended to teach a lesson. Usually stories include animals that act and talk like humans.

  • MythWhat is myth?

    Narratives that presents part of the beliefs of a group of people or explains a practice.

    What myths do you know from your culture? or what myths did you hear about before coming to the USA?

  • Fiction versus NonfictionFiction = something invented by the imaginationNonfiction = true accounts or storiesrealtrue-lifefactual

    What are some fiction and nonfiction stories you remember?

  • GenreWhat is genre?Genre are categoriesLiteraturechildren, adult, fables, myths, legends, fairy talesPaintingsimpressionist, renaissance, contemporary, baroque

  • Purpose of SelectionWhat is the purpose of the story or selection?What are you supposed to learn?What does the author want you to learn?

    How can you define purpose of selection?Moral

  • Literary ElementsComponent or part of:literature or storybookrelates ideas together using different forms PersonificationPoint of viewOnomatopoeiaForeshadowing

  • Figurative Languagesimile: a comparison between two unlike things using the words like or as.example: Her skin was as white as snow. He is hungry as a horse.

    personification: something non-human is given human qualities. example: The wind screamed. The sun touched us.

    metaphor: makes a comparison by saying that something IS something else.example: Frank was a snake. The vacant field was a desert.

    hyperbole: a great exaggeration.example: Shes the happiest person in the universe.Hes the strongest man in the world.

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