first thought that came into the Colonel's mind is that the general has gone around the twist, but then the screen went blank and the words Kimberly Drake I am here appeared right in front of her. Neither of them believing what they were seeing stared At the monitor for what seemed like minutes then the lights went out again, the two of them looked at each other in the dark with only the pc screen for illumination, the Colonel finally asked "are you making the lights go out?" The word yes quickly
Chapter 1 1. Prisons are necessary in human society because people are sinful. 2. He says the rose symbolizes: love, beauty, life, passion, and hope. 3. They are literary allusions from passages from the bible. He uses prisons and graveyards as a symbol of the Gods justice. . 4. The story is told from the point of view of the author. The author is a character and not Hawthorne himself telling the story. It is written in thrid person. From the beginning the tone is bitter and thoughtful.
Novel Study Questions: I n The Heat of the Night by John Ball Chapter 1 1. What descriptive details does the author use to make it clear that the setting of the story is a small town? 2. The character of Sam Wood is developed in several instances in Chapter 1. Discuss and develop his character by referring to: a) his opinion of his job b) the reference to killing the dog c) the Delores Purdy incident d) the conversation with the night worker at the restaurant
Baker beginning his story about Nat Turner’s rebellion in Africa has both some advantages and disadvantages. Regarding advantages the start of the story in Africa helps to create an engaging opening to the story and showcase Nat Turner’s background, tying back to an important feature of him. Firstly, a story involving an event as dramatic as Nat Turner’s Rebellion deserves a dramatic, captivating opening. Although still interesting, an opening that solely started with Nat Turner’s childhood and upbringing
1-3. The main idea of Chapter 1 Every Trip Is a Quest (Except When It’s Not) (pp.1-6) can be concluded in the following sentence: every story is a quest that consists of a person that has a reason to go to a certain place with challenges on one’s way which then leads the particular person (usually the main hero of a story) to the actual, or real, reason associated with self-knowledge, because the quest is always educational. 4. The next key words were identified in the chapter and serve as
Feiffer (1) This is a commentary by Jules Feiffer about “Maus”, which is a survivor’s tale created by Art Spiegelman. As you can see from the commentary, this is a wonderful story, not only its the writing but also the art. The author made the story interesting that attracts many readers by changing many things from the first 3 –page version of Maus. To analyse this story, first of all, we need to understand about the writing of this story. Spiegelman focuses on many things in this story and the
Bible around but Dobbins hated churches. 2. What is the meaning of the washing motion of the younger monk? Is it the same when Dobbins does it? I think the washing motion is just a show of courtesy or kindness, maybe even hello, goodbye, or thank you. When Dobbins did the washing motion, I believe it was an act of respect just like when the monks did it. 3. The image of the monk cleaning an M-60 is incongruous and jarring. What purpose does it serve in the story? The purpose is to contrast culture in
Dave promise that he won't kill him. 3. The phrase that inspires these two chapters is normally characterized as “friends and enemies.” Why does O’Brien (the author) reverse this traditional order when sequencing these chapters? Tim O’Brien reverses these two traditional sequences because war is not traditional it is unexpected. Dave Jensen and Lee Struck were also enemies before they became friends. 4. Using both chapters “Enemies” and “Friends,” explain how war distorts the normal social codes.
Of Mice and Men Chapter-by-Chapter Reading Notes and Questions Please answer all questions on a separate page. Of Mice and Men Reading Notes: Chapter One (pgs. 1–16) Introduction While reading Of Mice and Men, we will pause to make some observations. These observations are intended to improve your ability to see and interpret key ideas and events in the story. Write your responses to these questions on a separate sheet of paper as you read. It’s fine to type your responses if you prefer
Mark E. English Composition 1102 Fiction Writing Assignment Chapter 1 – “Hunters in the Snow” 1. Discuss the way Tub is presented in the opening scene. Does your assessment of his character change in the later scenes? The character of Tub was presented in the opening scene as someone who would not stand up for himself and was willing to be ridiculed and made fun of to be part of a group. He allowed his friends to take advantage of him by making him wait over an hour in the cold and snow, accepting