English III Analytical Reading
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The narrator implies that Miss Emily's father tended to do all of the following EXCEPT
Trust her- He spoiled her, overprotected her, and controlled her
When the smell developed around Miss Emily's house, the older aldermen were reluctant to ask her about it because they
didn't want to embarrass or humiliate a lady with such a question
In the setting of this story, it is assumed that the ultimate goal of a young woman such as Miss Emily is to
The narrator believes that Miss Emily's father did all he could to
ensure that Miss Emily would never marry.
Colonel Sartoris released Miss Emily from paying taxes because he
did not want to see her humiliated
When the Board of Aldermen tried to get Miss Emily to pay her taxes, her reply was one of
At different points in her LIFE, Miss Emily was considered all of the following by the townspeople except
By killing Homer Barron, Miss Emily finally manages to
defy her father
In this story, the narrator's point of view is most representative of the views and opinions held by
The people in the community
When does the strange smell develop around Miss Emily's house? And what does the town do to stop it?
Shortly after Emily bought rat poison; The town sprinkled lime around her house
What purchases by Miss Emily make the town feel sure she and Homer are married?
A man's toilet set inscribed with HB and a nightshirt
Who is Homer Barron? Where does he come from? What is his occupation?
He is a Yankee from up north that has come to oversee the construction of new sidewalks
An example of foreshadowing in this story occurs when:
Emily buys arsenic
The "rose" in the title of this story symbolizes:
the room at the end of the story that contains her love, Homer
In "The Story of an Hour" Mrs. Mallard keeps repeating the word:
An example of irony in this story occurs when Mrs. Mallard:
dies of a heart attack when she discovers that her husband is alive
After reading the story, the reader infers or assumes that
Mrs. Mallard didn't love her husband
The delicious breath of rain was in the air... is an example of...
What did Mrs. mallard believe happened to Mr. Mallard?
he died in a train accident
How did Mrs. Mallard respond to the news of her husband at first?
She cried hysterically
What problem did Mrs. Mallard have?
Mr. Mallard returning home in the story is what part of the plot?
Her pulses beat fast, and the coursing blood warmed and relaxed every inch of her body is an example of
An unexpected twist at the end of a story is called..
What was the best theme for this story?
Don't live life for anyone except yourself
What does the narrator's husband John do for a living?
He is a doctor
What is wrong with the narrator?
She has a temporary nervous condition and slight hysterical tendency
What does she think would make her feel better?
work and excitement/ spending time with people
In what room do her and her husband stay in while at the house?
How does the narrator feel about the room?
She hates it initially
Name at least two things in the nursery that bother the narrator other than the wallpaper
Bars on the windows, rings on the wall, the bed is nailed down, bed posts are gnawed on, wallpaper has been partially peeled away
Why does the narrator write?
to express her feelings/an emotional release
What does the narrator see behind the front pattern of the wallpaper?
When is this figure most active and why?
At night because she is awake
What is the figure trying to do?
Shake the bars and escape from the paper
When the figure escapes from the wallpaper during the day where does it go?
What happens to John at the end of the story
When was the story published?
What was the narrator's name?
She has no name so that she can relate to all women
Why did Charlotte Perkins-Gilman write "The Yellow Wallpaper?"
She suffered from depression, was placed on the rest cure and it almost drove her insane.
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