Mrs. LaFrance's Guide to "In the Fog"
Terms in this set (25)
arrogant - adjective (ar-ro-gant)
full of unwanted pride and self-importance
dismissal - noun (dis-miss-al)
an order for the sending away of someone
enchantment - noun (en-chant-ment)
magical spell or charm
illuminated - verb (il-lu-mi-nated)
lit up, glowing
indignant - adjective (in-dig-nant)
feeling or expressing anger in reaction to an injustice, ingratitude, or meanness
indistinct - adjective (in-dis-tinct)
not being able to be told apart, unclear
mite - noun (mit)
bit, small piece or amount
moonshiners - noun (moon-shin-ers)
people who make and sell alcohol illegally
retractors - noun (re-trac-tors)
surgical instruments for holding back skin or tissue during surgery
stertorously - adverb (ster-to-rous-ly)
with loud, raspy, obstructed breathing, noisy snoring
What is the doctor doing when the men approach him? Why are the men glad he is a doctor?
The doctor is reading a road map when the men approach him. The men are happy that he is a doctor because their friend has been shot.
Why do the two men make the doctor nervous?
The two men make the doctor nervous because they are dirty and covered with dry blood, and one of them is carrying a gun.
To where do Zeke and Eben lead the doctor?
Zeke and Eben lead the doctor to the wounded man.
What does the doctor have to get from his car?
The doctor gets his medicine bag from the car.
Why does the doctor scold the men?
The doctor scolds the men because he believes they are moonshiners who have been involved in gunplay.
What does he believe has happened?
The gunplay has resulted in one person being injured.
What does the doctor do to help the injured man?
The doctor removes the bullet. Then he plugs and bandages the wound.
Why does the doctor want to move the man?
The doctor wants to move the wounded man so that he can receive further treatment at the hospital.
How do Zeke and Eben react to the idea of their friend going to the hospital?
Zeke and Eben don't want him to go to the hospital.
What does the doctor tell the gas station attendant? According to the doctor, what did the strange men look like?
He tells the gas station attendant that he had been held up by two big fellows with a rifle who were bandaged and smeared with dirt and blood.
What is strange about the way the gas station attendant reacts to the doctor's story?
The attendant seems very calm about the story. The gas station attendant responds to the doctor and says, "On a night like this— well--you're not the first those men've stopped...or the last." This implies that he has known about these "men" and also that others have had similar experiences with them as well.
What does the gas station attendant say can be seen in daylight when the fog is gone?
The gravestones of the soldiers who died at Gettysburg can be seen in daylight.
Who were Zeke and Eben?
Zeke and Eben are the spirits of two of the dead soldiers.
What did they mean when they said, "We never meant a mite o' harm, I can tell ye. If we killed, it was no wish of ours." Why did they have to kill?
They meant that they did not want to fight and kill, but that they had to do so because they were in the army.
What other clues did the doctor have about the identity of the men?
Some of the clues include the old-fashioned gun and the unidentifiable tunic.
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