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<p>TSL 621 ASIAN LITERATURETHE BIRDHEAD KITE (by Azizi Haji Abdullah)Prepared and presented by: Mohd. Hazwan Bin Yasin 2008411198 Group 220U6A</p> <p>1</p> <p>Video when Harry meets sally couple interview 2</p> <p>Source:</p> <p>2</p> <p>Presentation Outline Author Plot Point of View Settings Characters &amp; Characteristics Literary Devices Writers Messages Themes Burning issues Personal Response Impact of the story as a young Asian3</p> <p>AUTHORAZIZI HAJI ABDULLAH</p> <p>HED WARTA NEGARA, BURUK BAIK WANITA BERMAIN BOLA SEPAK</p> <p>ERA FOR JERAT SUDAH MENGENA</p> <p>HAJI SALIKUN CUBA BERKHALWAT</p> <p>4/4/1942 KG BUKIT MERYAM, KOTA KUALA MU</p> <p>TORIES</p> <p>RELIGIOUS TEACHER (1965-1997) SK SG. TAKA, SERDANG, KEDAH</p> <p> AUTHOR AM &amp; SEKOLAH MELAYU KOTA KUALA MUDA, KEDAH (UNTIL STANDARD 6) CHIEF EDITOR OF MAARIF AL-WATANIAH, KEPALA BATAS SEBERANG PERAI (UNTIL 1965) UTUSAN PENGGUNA NEWSPAPER ( COLUMNIST VALUES IN HIS LITERARY WORKS: 1.CIVILISATION &amp; UNITY THROUGH THE THEME OF RELIGION 2.OLD &amp; MODERN TRADITIONS 3.SOCIAL VALUES OF DIFFERENT CULTURES</p> <p>4</p> <p>5</p> <p>CLIMAX Father climbed the tree. RISING ACTION Father made a kite for his grandchildren. The lower branch cracked. He clung helplessly to the upper branch. </p> <p>THE BIRDHEAD KITE</p> <p>PLOTEXPOSITION Father was left alone at home. His meals were taken care by his children. He felt lonely.</p> <p>FALLING TENSION Father fell down. The birdhead kite fell next to him.</p> <p>RESOLUTION The grandchildren lifted father and carried him home (p.267). Father closed his eyes forever. The birdhead kite was hung at the far end of the bed.6</p> <p>POINT OF VIEW</p> <p>7</p> <p>SETTIN GS</p> <p>8</p> <p>CHARACTERS &amp; CHARACTERISTICS</p> <p>Old he was toothless and his lips were wrinkled (p. 262) Lonelybony frame (p. 266) y bed,..the night was too silent for him.. (p. 261). Dynamic ly (p. 261). thinks about Mother all the time happy to spend time wit</p> <p>FATHER ( Protagonist )</p> <p>oving husband &amp; grandfather Religious shed Mother were home (p. 261) lead kite there . 264). dchildren to the paddy field and fly the the villagers(pduring prayers and religiou Dependent Mat was told to take care of fathers meals (p. 260)9</p> <p>The Antagonist(s)?</p> <p>10</p> <p>Dynamic They were happy and excited about the flying the kite. They came home with grief and sorrow when their grandfather fell down from the tree GRANDCHILDREN</p> <p>Determined No one moved. They objected. One of them offered to climb the</p> <p>Immature Responsible ..would bring his meals to him..keep Father company at night (p. 260)</p> <p>11</p> <p>Static MOTHER Devoted ...because she loved him (p. 260), Father was never ill when Mother was at home (p.</p> <p>dent went all the way to Kulim to seek treatment (p. 260). Flat</p> <p>Children of Father</p> <p>Ramli, Limah, Mat &amp; Younger son (nam Responsible - prepare meals for Father12</p> <p>LITERARY DEVICES</p> <p>13</p> <p>CONTD</p> <p>14</p> <p>Video: wau burung / wau lang</p> <p>Source:</p> <p>15</p> <p>Large bird, kills and eats its pray</p> <p>16</p> <p>ite? ning try to connect with heavenly regions</p> <p>17</p> <p>Japanese belief : Fallen kite - misfortune</p> <p>18</p> <p>WRITERS MESSAGES</p> <p>Love and how to show love</p> <p>19</p> <p>THEMES</p> <p>20</p> <p>BURNING ISSUES</p> <p>21</p> <p>PERSONAL RESPONSE</p> <p>22</p> <p>IMPACT OF THE STORY</p> <p>23</p> <p>Thank You</p> <p>24</p>