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Douglass Cornell Notes Instructions

Chapter 1

As you read for the 2nd time Chapter 1 of The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass, you will complete Cornell notes on the following [Label each section as it is labeled below]:

-White privilege vs. slave privilege [ Cite 3 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Description of Douglass’ father [Cite 2 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Relationship with his mother [Cite 2 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Description of Captain Anthony [Cite 2 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Rhetoric [Cite 4 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]]

 

Chapter 2

As you read for the 2nd time Chapter 2 of The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass, you will complete Cornell notes on the following [Label each section as it is labeled below]:

-Description of Colonel Lloyd [ Cite 3 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Tone [ Cite 3 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Douglass’ hatred of slavery [Cite 3 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Significance of songs [Cite 3 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Description of Mr. Severe [Cite 2 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Rhetorical appeals [Cite 4 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

 

Chapters 3,4,5

As you read for the 2nd time Chapter 3,4,5 of The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass, you will complete Cornell notes on the following [Label each section as it is labeled below]:

-Allusions [ Cite 2 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Anecdotes [ Cite 2 example from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Analogies(remember analogies are obvious forms of argument and a way to make a point perfectly clear [Cite 2 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Diction - Identify a passage where the author’s word choice is especially noticeable and vivid.  Choose 3-4 words from the passage and explain whether they have negative, positive, or neutral connotations.  Then explain the purpose of the diction – why did he choose to use these words (vs. another word that means the same thing)?

-Description of Mr. Gore [Cite 2 examples and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Treatment of slaves [Cite 3 examples and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Tone [Cite 2 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Possible theme [Cite an example from the text and write a complete sentence explaining]

-Rhetorical appeals (ethos, pathos, logos) [Cite 8 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

Chapters 6,7,8

As you read for the 2nd time Chapter 6,7,8 of The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass, you will complete Cornell notes on the following [Label each section as it is labeled below]:

-Educated slaves vs Uneducated slaves [ Cite 2 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Diction - Identify 2 passages where the author’s word choice is especially noticeable and vivid.  Choose 3-4 words from the passage and explain whether they have negative, positive, or neutral connotations.  Then explain the purpose of the diction – why did he choose to use these words (vs. another word that means the same thing)?

-Change of Mrs. Auld [Cite 2 examples and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Treatment of slaves city vs. plantation [Cite 2 examples and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Tone [Cite 2 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Possible theme [Cite an example from the text and write a complete sentence explaining]

-Rhetorical appeals (ethos, pathos, logos) [Cite 8 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

Chapter 9

As you read for the 2nd time Chapter 9 of The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass, you will complete Cornell notes on the following [Label each section as it is labeled below]

-Justification of slavery through religion [ Cite 3 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Diction - Identify 4 passages where the author’s word choice is especially noticeable and vivid.  Choose 3-4 words from the passage and explain whether they have negative, positive, or neutral connotations.  Then explain the purpose of the diction – why did he choose to use these words (vs. another word that means the same thing)?

-Douglass exposure of hypocrisy within religion [Cite 3 examples and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Characterization of Mr. Covey [Cite 3 examples and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Irony [Cite 2 examples and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Tone [Cite 3 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Possible theme [Cite an example from the text and write a complete sentence explaining]

-Rhetorical appeals (ethos, pathos, logos) [Cite 5 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

Chapters 10/11

As you read for the 2nd time Chapters 10/11 of The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass, you will complete Cornell notes on the following [Label each section as it is labeled below]: Don’t Write on This sheet!!!

-Description of relationship with Caroline [ Cite an example from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Diction - Identify 4 passages where the author’s word choice is especially noticeable and vivid.  Choose 3-4 words from the passage and explain whether they have negative, positive, or neutral connotations.  Then explain the purpose of the diction – why did he choose to use these words (vs. another word that means the same thing)?

-Imagery [Cite 3 examples and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Use of religious language [Cite 3 examples and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Life as free man [Cite 2 examples and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Purpose of religion [Cite 2 examples and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Tone [Cite 3 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

-Possible theme [Cite an example from the text and write a complete sentence explaining]

-Rhetorical appeals (ethos, pathos, logos) [Cite 6 examples from the text and write a complete sentence explaining each]

 

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