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  1. “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket” by Jack Finney

  2. What seems to be the most important thing in Tom’s life?

  3. His long term professional goals!

  4. After Tom goes out on the ledge, what causes him to panic?

  5. He looks down and sees the street below him

  6. The contents of Tom’s pocket represent?

  7. The accomplishments of his life.

  8. In the story, what does Tom struggle most with?

  9. Fear!

  10. What is this story mostly about?

  11. The ambitions of one man, almost kill him.

  12. Tom “flung his arms forward, his hands smashing against the window casing on either side; and –his body moving backward—his fingers clutched the narrow wood stripping of the upper pane.”What affect is this passage suppose to have on the reader?

  13. Suspenseful

  14. In the story when does the intense suspense occur?

  15. When Tom looks down and panics

  16. How does the man in the window contribute the most to the suspense of the story?

  17. If Tom can get his attention he will be saved, the reader is hoping the man in the window will look at Tom.

  18. Vocabulary Word Definition Convoluted Grimace Deftness Reveling interminable

  19. Grammar Focus • Possessive Its vs. Contraction It’s • It’s = It is • Their-they’re-there • They’re = They are

  20. Label the Plot Line • Exposition/background • Rising action • Climax • Falling Action • Resolution/Denouement