Mood: The feeling a writer creates in a piece of literature. Calm, suspenseful, tense, happy, creepy, and lonely are all examples of moods writers can create. More about mood.
Theme: The main idea or meaning of a work of literature. Theme is different from subject or topic. A theme can be stated directly or indirectly. Themes often convey a universal message. More about theme.
Today we will work with Socrative to practice identifying mood and theme in Cask of Amontillado.
Today we will be writing about The Possibility of Evil.
You can write on paper or at the top of your English Journal.
You can use your document of quotes and analysis that you created yesterday and you can use the story too of course.
When you finish you can read your book some more.
Goal: Finding examples of irony and evidence of theme in "The Possibility of Evil".
Get your own copy of this document and use it to help you gather examples of irony and evidence about the theme in "The Possibility of Evil". Be sure you include your thinking about why that quote shows irony or theme.
You will need this document for our writing assignment tomorrow.