“Liberty”, “An American Story”, and “Ex-Refugee…”
Literature Terms II
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Write TWO character traits to describe the sniper in “The Sniper.” Explain each trait.
Introduce the exposition of “The Sniper”
Characters: The Republican Sniper and the Free State SniperSetting: Doublin, IrelandConflict: Man vs. ManSniper vs. Sniperor Sniper vs. WarThe Republican Sniper has to kill his enemy
Answers May Vary War Death Loyalty Death Death
Identify ONE external conflict in “The Sniper” Be Specific Man vs. _____ Who vs. WhoExplain the conflict
Answers May Vary “The Sniper” =Man vs. Man; The Sniper vs. the woman; A woman tells the enemy the sniper’s location. The sniper then kills her.
Answers May VaryWar can destroy families and friendships.When in war one must make some hard choices about friends and family and one’s duty.
Identify TWO character traits that describe the Dihn family. Explain each trait.
Answers May Vary Determined= The family risked their lives to come to America and pursue the American Dream. Hard Working= Once reaching the United States, the family worked hard to live a free and rich life.
Characters: the narrator; a young girlSetting: a Hispanic speaking country (Dominican Republic)Conflict: The Alverez family needs visas to get to the United States
Explain what the narrator’s aunt means in “Liberty” when she tells the young girl she will find liberty in America.
Tell me ONE way “Liberty”“An American Family” and “Ex-Refugee…” are similar. BE SPECIFIC.
Answers May VaryAll three pieces tell a story of a family’s struggle to America; Immigrants coming to America.
What common theme do “Liberty” “An American Family” and “Ex-Refugee..” share?
Answers May VaryMaking sacrifices can set you free.By working hard, anyone can reach the American Dream
This literature term deals with basic concerns in a humans life It does not matter what culture you live in as a people we all experience these things… called?
Mr. Harwick and Mr. Laden get into an argument over the students success in Mr. Laden’s class. This is an example of what literature term?
The reason why a character does the things he/she does in a story; The fears, wants, or needs that drive a character
Answers May Vary Remember internal conflict is a struggle within the character’s mind
When you are trying to explain the reasons for a character’s actions you are identifying what literature term?
To provide sanctuary, a safe house, aid; assistance, help; shelter; protection from danger or difficulty
FALSE The theme of the story can be told in one, complete sentence. The universal theme can be told in one word.