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Posted: February 23, 2018


There are six possible ways the story can turn out:


1) the girl will have the abortion (albeit reluctantly) and stay with the man;


2)  the girl will not have the abortion, having won the man over to her point of view;


3) the girl will have the abortion and leave the man;


4) the girl will not have the abortion and leave the man;


5) the girl will not have the abortion and the man will leave her;


6) the girl will indeed have the abortion, expecting in this way to stay on with the man, but after the operation has been performed, he will abandon her.


Considering all of these possibilities, what do you think will happen?  ?Provide supporting evidence and arguments.2 - 3 pages.  Typed.  Double spaced.  Font 12.  Times New Roman.


Value:  30      Due Wednesday


Posted: February 22, 2018

February 27 - in-class novel assignment

February 28 - Hills Like White Elephants assignment due

Posted: February 22, 2018

February 23 - Truth About Lying video due

February 27 - in-class assignment on crime novel

March 1 - interview assignment due

Posted: February 12, 2018

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Posted: December 13, 2017

Due to school being cancelled today, the test on Acts 4 and 5 will be Thursday

Posted: December 11, 2017

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Posted: December 8, 2017

Complete close reading of lines from V.i

Posted: December 8, 2017


Chapter 9


Terms:  corpulent (146), derision (149), sauntered (150), inaudible (153), steadfast  (154)




1. Jack is now a very powerful leader.  Discuss the following descriptions and explain what they say about his power:


            Page 149  - like an idol


            Page 150  - like an ape


2. Page 151.  There is a new reason for the dance.  What is it?  Why have the words changed?


3. What is the tragic irony of Simon’s death?  (Compare p 115).  When you look at the language which describes the murder, what have the children become?


4. What happens to the parachutist?  Why is this important to the plot of the novel?




Posted: December 3, 2017

Posted: December 3, 2017

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