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What does the author mean by "shoes got by devilish ways will burn your feet"?
It gets very hot in the summer.
If you steal money to buy shoes, eventually the guilt will burn your feet.
If you steal, your shoes will become too hot and burn your feet.
The stolen shoes will be ugly.
Why would Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones want to help the boy?
She loved children, puppies, and kittens.
She thought that he was homeless.
She identified with him because she was in similar situations when she was younger.
She wanted to help everyone she met.
Why does Roger choose to sit on the far side of the room while Mrs. Jones is cooking dinner?
It gave him an easy way out of her house.
He wants her to see that he is not stealing from her purse.
He's hungry and his stomach is growling.
He wants to watch her in case she is calling the police.
What does Mrs. Jones admit to Roger
She made a lot of mistakes when she was younger?
It takes a lot of courage to apologize.
She believes that everyone deserves a second chance.
Her children stole pocketbooks.
Why does Roger offer to go to the store for Mrs. Jones
He wants to bring her back some sweetened milk.
He wants to escape.
He wants to show Mrs. Jones that he can be trusted.
She believes that she has called the police, and he wants to gone when they arrive.
What can you infer about Roger at the end of the story?
He will not forget Mrs. Jones and the kindness that she showed towards him.
He will probably not buy shoes, but donate the money to charity instead.
He resents the attitude that Mrs. Jones displayed towards him.
He would pay the ten dollars back to Mrs. Jones.
Which of the following best describes Roger's feelings in the story?
Frightened, then trusting
Angry, then hungry
Greedy, then generous
Curious, then nervous
What is the most likely reason why Mrs. Jones left her purse on the daybed where the boy could have grabbed it?
She was old and forgetful.
She didn’t have any money in the purse.
She wanted to give the boy a chance to make the right decision.
She wanted the boy to help himself to the money he needed.