Read, Write, and Learn
Estimated Time: 2 hours
- Chapter 1
- Chapter 2
- Chapter 3
- Chapter 4
- Chapter 5
- As you are reading, write down any sentences or paragraphs that you like or have special meaning to you in your journal.
- Pay attention to any words or phrases that you don't understand and write them in your journal. Look up the meanings of these words.
This month we're going to be learning about the literary device propaganda. Read the definition and examples in the article below and then look through the chapters you are reading for examples of propoganda.
Propaganda is the spreading of rumors, false or correct information, or an idea, in order to influence the opinion of society. It may advance an idea or bring into disrepute an opposite idea. In literature, writers use propaganda as a literary technique to manipulate public opinion for or against one idea or another.
Share your favorite passage so far in the comments below.