TSL 621 ASIAN LITERATURETHE BIRDHEAD KITE (by Azizi Haji Abdullah)Prepared and presented by: Mohd. Hazwan Bin Yasin 2008411198 Group 220U6A
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Presentation Outline Author Plot Point of View Settings Characters & Characteristics Literary Devices Writers Messages Themes Burning issues Personal Response Impact of the story as a young Asian3
AUTHORAZIZI HAJI ABDULLAH
HED WARTA NEGARA, BURUK BAIK WANITA BERMAIN BOLA SEPAK
ERA FOR JERAT SUDAH MENGENA
HAJI SALIKUN CUBA BERKHALWAT
4/4/1942 KG BUKIT MERYAM, KOTA KUALA MU
RELIGIOUS TEACHER (1965-1997) SK SG. TAKA, SERDANG, KEDAH
AUTHOR AM & 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 & UNITY THROUGH THE THEME OF RELIGION 2.OLD & MODERN TRADITIONS 3.SOCIAL VALUES OF DIFFERENT CULTURES
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.
THE BIRDHEAD KITE
PLOTEXPOSITION Father was left alone at home. His meals were taken care by his children. He felt lonely.
FALLING TENSION Father fell down. The birdhead kite fell next to him.
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
POINT OF VIEW
CHARACTERS & CHARACTERISTICS
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
FATHER ( Protagonist )
oving husband & 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
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
Determined No one moved. They objected. One of them offered to climb the
Immature Responsible ..would bring his meals to him..keep Father company at night (p. 260)
Static MOTHER Devoted ...because she loved him (p. 260), Father was never ill when Mother was at home (p.
dent went all the way to Kulim to seek treatment (p. 260). Flat
Children of Father
Ramli, Limah, Mat & Younger son (nam Responsible - prepare meals for Father12
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IMPACT OF THE STORY