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"The Story-Teller" story questions and Vocab.
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Terms in this set (24)
Who is the author?
continuing to happen, especially for longer than is usual or desirable
certain to happen
strong belief; certainly
kept back; restrained
attack with arguments, questions, or doubts
How do you describe the relationship between the aunt and the children?
Their relationship is very tense. She believes in being very proper while the children don't care about properness. Also, the aunt seems like she just wants the children to be quiet.
Who are in the carriage?
An aunt, a bachelor, two young girls, and a really young boy
What kind of stories does the aunt tell?
The aunt tells boring stories.
What do the aunt and the bachelor think about each other?
The bachelor thinks that the aunt has no control over the children and that she is bad at story-telling. The aunt thinks that the bachelor is unsympathetic, and doesn't know how to tell a proper story.
How has the 3rd person point of view affected your feelings toward the bachelor up until this point in the story? pg. 94
The bachelor kept hinting at the bell, meaning that he was about to move carts. He is also very rude and impatient about the children's actions.
What details show that the bachelor understands children?
He compliments the children on how pretty they are and then he says that the girl is horribly good. Also, he answers all of their questions.
Why did the aunt smile?
The aunt smiled because the bachelor was now learning how many questions the children actually ask.
What is the subject of the aunt's story?
A little girl that gets saved because she is very good.
Why did the children murmur in approval of the bachelor's story?
The children approve of the story because the prince chose the untraditional pigs to be in his park instead of traditional flowers.
How is the message of the bachelor's story different compared to the aunt's story?
The aunt's story means that if you are always good, then you will be rewarded, but the bachelor's story means that bad things can happen to good people.
What was in the Prince's park?
ponds, colorful fish, pigs, trees, parrots, hummingbirds that sang the latest songs, bushes, and a wolf
What is the theme of the short story?
Children want to be entertained, not preached to.
Why did the children not like the aunt's story?
They didn't like her story because it was boring and traditional.
Why did the bachelor tell the children a story?
So that the children would be quiet.
How did the wolf catch Bertha?
The wolf heard her metals clang together.
Name some similarities between the bachelor's story and a traditional story.
There's a prince, a good little girl, fantasy setting, and
How is the ending of the bachelor's story different compared to a traditional story?
The little girl isn't saved and dies.
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