Part 1 A Good Paragraph
Write a good paragraph on “How to be successful in an online course”. This is your first opportunity to show me your writing ability, so be sure that you have gone over the lesson information carefully. I should be able to identify a topic sentence, supporting ideas and a ‘clincher’.
Part 2 “The Ransom of Red Chief” by O. Henry
Answer the following questions in complete sentences, please (you must earn your marks!) Identify the protagonist and the antagonist in this story. Support your choices with evidence from the story.
Foreshadowing is evident in the first paragraph. Identify it.
Why does Sam ask Bill if there is heart disease in his family?
Highlight your answer to the following multiple choice questions. What literary device is the reference to Geronimo, Buffalo Bill, David , Goliath, and King Herod? a) oxymoron
What literary device did O. Henry use for "as flat as a flannel-cake, and called Summit"? a) foreshadowing
What literary device is "crackle of a twig or the rustle of a leaf"? a) oxymoron
d) figure of speech
Describe Red Chief's speech during their first dinner together.
Why do you think Bill responds this way to the ransom letter? “Bill begged me tearfully to make the ransom fifteen hundred dollars instead of two thousand. "I ain't attempting," says he, "to decry the celebrated moral aspect of parental affection, but we're dealing with humans, and it ain't human for anybody to give up two thousand dollars for that forty-pound chunk of freckled wildcat. I'm willing to take a chance at fifteen hundred dollars. You can charge the difference up to me."
Part 3 “The Garden Party” by Katherine Mansfield
Answer the following questions in complete sentences, please (you must earn your marks!) Contrast Laura’s attitude toward the workman with her attitude toward the silly boys of...
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