An allegory is an extended analogy designed to articulate information. There have been many famous allegories throughout history such as George Orwell’s Animal Farm, a cautionary allegory about the rise of soviet style communism. The Greek philosopher Plato used an allegory to explain his meta-physics via his famous, allegory of the cave.
You are going to create an allegory of the French Revolution! This will galvanize your content knowledge as well has help with your causal and contextual understanding.
Download the Assignment here: Analogy Assignment
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Utilizing pages 23 – 35 in your Choices text and each other as resources, complete the chart linked below: Where do we go from here
Examine the 3 paintings below and download the attached learning helper to facilitate your comprehension of some underlying causes of the French Revolution.
Learning Helper to use for analysis of primary sources above: Understanding the French Revolution
Based off our last document analysis of Robespierre’s speech to the national assembly legitimizing the terror, it’s clear that we need to increase our Doc Analysis Fluency!
So, download the file below containing the documents to be analyzed as well as the file below containing the questions to be answered.
Napoleon Document analysis activity
Documents for Napoleon Doc Analysis