Mrs. Flowers (called I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings pg. 256) 1.Describe Marguerite at the beginning of the story. How does she change? Does that make her static or dynamic? 2. Describe Mrs. Flowers. Is she static or dynamic and how do you know? 3. What is the definition of irony? Give an original example. 4. Summarize the PLOT of Mrs. Flowers. 5. What is the THEME of Mrs. Flowers?
The Sound of Thunder (pg. 38) • Who is protagonist of the story and why? • Who is the antagonist and why? • What is the metaphorical meaning of the title? How does it relate to the theme? • What are some examples of foreshadowing in this story? • What are the things affected by the butterfly in this story? • What is the theme of this story?
The Most Dangerous Game (pg. 60) • Explain General Zaroff’s hunting philosophy in detail. • Is Zaroff round or flat? Static or dynamic? • Is Rainsford round or flat? Static or dynamic? • What is the main conflict of the story? Is it external or internal? • What is the theme of this story?
The Scarlet Ibis (pg. 462) • Where does this story take place? • What is the author’s tone in this story? • List some examples of foreshadowing in this story: • Name three things that are symbolic in this story and what they symbolize. • What are the motives of the narrator of the story? • What is the theme of this story?