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The Possibility of Evil
Terms in this set (40)
Who is the author of the story?
What is an inference?
Is the process of arriving at some conclusion that, though it is not logically derivable from the assumed premises, possesses some degree of probability relative to the premises.
What is character motivation?
It describes why a particular character behaves in a specific way.
What is infatuated?
What is rapt?
Fully absorbed; entranced.
What is negotiable?
Able to be bargained with.
What is degraded?
What is translucent?
Allowing light to shine through.
What is reprehensible?
Deserving blame and criticism.
Which is the theme?
What do the flowers represent?
The work that her family has done through decades.
Who built Adela´s house?
Which are the differences between the envelopes Adela used?
She had pink, blue and green for writing anonymous letters with the purpose of cleaning the evil and the others were cream.
Which word completes the following statement?The town wanted an statue of _____________.
Where does Mr. Lewis work?
In a grocery store.
Where did Adela meet Mr. Lewis?
Where does Adela live?
What do people in town generally think of Miss Strangeworth?
That she's very polite and nice, but in her mind she's thinking bad stuff about everyone.
How is her secret activity discovered?
Because she dropped her note in front of some kids.
How long has she lived in her town?
She has lived there since she was born and she has never been outside her town since then.
How does she think society needs to be?
She thinks that everyone in town and the town itself needs to be completely perfect.
How is irony represented in the story?
It is represented because in the beginning everybody in town loved her and since they discovered her secret, everyone ended up hating her.
Who planted the roses that Miss Strangeworth cared about so much?
Why does Strangeworth stopped calling Tommy to Mr. Lewis?
Because he started to work.
How does Mr. Lewis called Miss Strangeworth when they were young?
How often Miss Strangeworth bought tea?
Why does Helen Crane was worried?
Because her baby didn't move so much.
How old was Miss Strangeworth?
She was 71 years old.
How much time the family of Miss Adela have been in the town?
What did Miss Strangeworth say every day when walking down Main Street?
Say good morning or to ask after's someone's health.
How the town's visitors respond to Miss Strangeworth's roses?
The tourists admire her roses.
Why Miss Strangeworth never suspects the children of laughing or mocking?
She feels that because the children's parents respect her so much, they would never allow their children to mock her.
Why was the room full of the scent of some roses?
Miss Strangeworth had put a bowl of her red roses on the low table before the window.
Why did Miss Strangeworth perceived many people disturbed in town?
Becaue the Stewart´s fifteen-year-old Linda had been crying down way to school.
What happened to letters when Miss Strangeworth made mistakes on it?
She took the letter to the kitchen and burn it at once.
Why Miss Strangeworth send letters to the people in town?
Because as long as evil existed in town, it was her duty to keep her town alert to it.
Why didn´t Miss Strangeworth got any answers back?
Because she never signed her name on the letters.
What would happen if someone figures out that the letters belong to her?
She would say that she does not belong on such trash.
Where is the only place where Miss Strangeworth can mail her letters?
The new post ofice.
What Miss Strangeworth did so no one noticed it was her the one who send the letters?
She always mailed her letters as darkness she could.
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