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Interactive presentation plan for: The New You

Activity overview:

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The New You


Summarize the text:
.Setting.......Conflict...... Resolution


Go through your annotations and look for patterns:
.character actions
literary devices


Close Reading

In her more wistful, rebellious moments,
Martha Merriam forgot her dumpy body and
imagined herself the svelte, impeccable Marnie, taller by six inches and lighter by
forty pounds. When a suaver, better-dressed woman cut her at a luncheon or her
husband left her alone at parties she would retreat into dialogs with Marnie. Marnie
knew just the right, devastating thing to say to chick, overconfident women, and
Marnie was expert in all the wiles that keep a man at home. In the person of
Marnie, Martha could pretend.


A doppelganger is a literary archetype of a character who meets his or her apparent double, with plot developments following.

Ex. Jekyll and Hyde


duality refers to having two parts, often with opposite meanings, like the duality of good and evil. If there are two sides to a coin, metaphorically speaking, there's a duality. -

Yin and Yang

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