Euphemism and Indirect Language in The Giver and "Harrison Bergeron"

Euphemism and Indirect Language in The Giver and "Harrison Bergeron"
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An exploration of euphemisms and indirect language in literature, film and the news. Students will read The Giver by Lois Lowry and “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut, focusing on the authors’ use of euphemisms. Film and newsreel clips that contain examples of euphemisms and indirect language will also demonstrate how these expressions are used to make the audience feel and think in a certain way.
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16 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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