In "The Glass of Milk," which event from the story is the complicating incident that anchors the plot?
Which event marks the climax in "The Glass of Milk"?
Which best describes how the author of "The Glass of Milk" created an original character type while drawing from classic tradition?
True or False: From The Glass of Milk, Rojas creates a theme of having too much pride from the Oedipus Rex story.
Which sentences best indicate the use of DIALECT in the short story "Gumption"?
Which best explains Clara's frustration with Sylvester in "Gumption"?
Read the passage from "To Build a Fire."
He was making four miles an hour, and he calculated that he would arrive at the forks at half-past twelve. He decided to celebrate that event by eating his lunch there.
Which is the best conclusion about the man, based on the information in the passage?
How does the structure of "Gumption" differ from that of "To Build a Fire"?
Which is NOT a reason why the third person omniscient point of view is effective in "To Build a Fire"?
Which answer best COMPARES AND CONTRASTS the use of dialogue in "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and "Gumption"?
Choose the answers that best display the benefits of using third-person omniscient POV in "The Piece of String"
Read the passage:
You fancy me mad. Madmen know nothing. But you should have seen me. You should have seen how wisely I proceeded--with what caution--with what foresight--with what dissemination I went to work!
Which best identifies the mood established by the underlined phrase?
Read the passage from "The Tell-Tale Heart":
I resolved to open a little --a very, very little crevice in the lantern. So I opened it...
Which best explains how this action provokes the speaker's decision to murder the old man?
Read the passage.
Jokers would make him tell the story of "the piece of string" to amuse them, just as you make a soldier who has been on a campaign tell his story of the battle. His mind kept growing weaker, and about the end of December he took to his bed.
What conclusion can you draw about the cause of his illness?
Review the detail.
The king in "The Lady or the Tiger" is described as being "semibarbaric."
How is this an example of verbal irony?