Portrayal of Dialect
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to understand the historical context and stylistic significance of Chopin's choices around language and dialect
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.5; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.9;CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.7; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.4; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.5
Discuss with the students the different styles of speech portrayed in the stories "Ma'ame Pélagie" and "Beyond the Bayou." How do the characters speak differently from each other within a story and between the two? Why do you think Chopin chose to portray...
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