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The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell
Famous for Suspense <ul><li>Uncertainty or anxiety the reader feels about what is going to happen next. </li></ul>MDG  has...
Key Terms <ul><li>Plot </li></ul>A series of related events. Conflict A problem of some kind Exposition The opening of a s...
Practice <ul><li>Think of a story you know. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example:  a fairy tale, movie, children’s story </li></u...
Yes, A most dangerous game indeed.  Eeexcellent.
Playing with Time <ul><li>Flashback </li></ul>An interruption of the flow of events to look back at a past event. Flash-fo...
Practice <ul><li>Look back to your plot line. </li></ul><ul><li>Using you imagination, create a flashback in the story.  T...
PREFIXES: IMPORTANT BEGINNINGS Prefix  Meaning  Example pre –  before  preview,  “view before” inter –  between  interacti...
Prediction <ul><li>Based on what you have seen and heard today,  write what you think The Most Dangerous Game is about.  <...
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The Most Dangerous Game

based off Holt english for 9th grade English in Cal.

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The Most Dangerous Game

  1. 1. The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell
  2. 2. Famous for Suspense <ul><li>Uncertainty or anxiety the reader feels about what is going to happen next. </li></ul>MDG has been made into many movies. I can’t show this one because Ice-T has a potty mouth.
  3. 3. Key Terms <ul><li>Plot </li></ul>A series of related events. Conflict A problem of some kind Exposition The opening of a story Complication Problems in resolving the conflict Climax Denouement The key scene, the major conflict resolves What happens after the resolution
  4. 4. Practice <ul><li>Think of a story you know. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: a fairy tale, movie, children’s story </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Draw a diagram that graphs the four major parts of the plot. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exposition, Complications, Climax, Resolution </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Yes, A most dangerous game indeed. Eeexcellent.
  6. 6. Playing with Time <ul><li>Flashback </li></ul>An interruption of the flow of events to look back at a past event. Flash-forward An interruption in the flow of events to look forward at events. Foreshadowing Hints or clues that suggest what is to come in a story.
  7. 7. Practice <ul><li>Look back to your plot line. </li></ul><ul><li>Using you imagination, create a flashback in the story. This will be a small paragraph under the plot line. </li></ul><ul><li>This should be something that did not happen, but could of. </li></ul>
  8. 8. PREFIXES: IMPORTANT BEGINNINGS Prefix Meaning Example pre – before preview, “view before” inter – between interaction, “action between” un – not unpopular, “not popular” mis – badly; mismatch, “bad match” wrong re – again replay, “play again”
  9. 9. Prediction <ul><li>Based on what you have seen and heard today, write what you think The Most Dangerous Game is about. </li></ul>

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