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what was the setting in, In another country

Milan Italy during World war 1

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what is the point of view in another country

first person

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protagonist in in another country

narrator who's an officer

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antagonist in, in another country

World War 1
the wounds that the narrator has

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conflicts in the in another country short story

person vs. society
person vs. self
person vs. nature
person vs. technology

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person vs. society in in another country

the narrator was looked down upon by the people of the war

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person vs. self in in another country

he struggles that he may not have a future in recovering

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person vs. nature in in another country

the illness of the wounds
the major's wife dies

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Person vs. technology in in another country

whether or not the machines will actually work to heal the people

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what was the climax in in another country

when the major starts yelling at the narrator not to marry
When the major's wife dies (it abolished all hope)

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what is the setting of the corn planting

scrath gravel road
a farm (it was the Hutchensons)

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point of view of a corn planting

first person

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protagonist in the corn planting

the hutchensons

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antagonist in the corn planting

death
alcohol (he was drunk when he died)

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conflicts in the corn planting

person vs. nature
Person vs. self

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person vs. nature in the corn planting

death

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person vs. self in the corn planting

the alcohol and the bad decisions

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what was the mood in the corn planting

dull
indifferent
saddenning

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climax in the corn planting

when hall tells the hutchensons the death of will

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who are the main characters in the corn planting

hal and will

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who dies in the corn planting

will

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what is the theme of the corn planting

people grieve in their own way
life is short
can't control our own fate
new life arises from death
life goes on

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literary devices in the corn planting

symbolism; planting the corn at the end of the story
imagery; able to picture everything that was going on
irony; The father was the one that couldn’t really work or anything like that and his son (Will) is the one who ended up dying first

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where does the worn path take place

december in Mississippi

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what point of view is it in a worn path

third person limited

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what is the mood in a worn path

tired and dull
determined
accepting
hopeful
conflicted

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who is the protagonist in a worn path

phoenix Jackson

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who is the antagonist in a worn path

nature
whoever stood in her way

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what are the conflicts in a worn path

vs. person
vs. self
vs. nature
vs. unknown
vs. society

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what is the climax in a worn path

when she is talking o the nurse
when she forgets what she is about to say about everything

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what is the setting of april showers

new england
norton
late 1800's

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what is the point of view in april showers

third person limited; only know the emotions of her

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who is the protagonist in april showers

theodora

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who is the antagonist in april showers

home circle

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conflicts in april showers

vs. society
vs. person
vs. self

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what is the mood in april showers

uncertain
suspenseful
doubtful

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what is the tone in april showers

sympathetic/ empathetic
impatient

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what is the climax in april showers

when she found out that they story wasn't her's

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what is the theme in april showers

follow your dreams, you have to fall before you fly
family is always there to support you

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literary devices in april showers

irony; a bok was published with the same title at the same time that hers would've been
symbolism; book was peace for her
april showers bring may flowers; period of sadness can change into something good

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what is the setting of anxiety

a school in springtime at 3 p.m

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what is the point of view in anxiety

first person; uses i
we know the emotions of the narrator

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who is the protagonist in anxiety

the old lady; the narrator

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who is the antagonist in anxiety

one of the fathers; the one who was telling at his daughter

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conflicts in anxiety

vs. person
vs. self

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what is the mood in anxiety

serious
fretful
intense

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what is the tone in anxiety

caring
scolding
anxious
antiwar; talking about the past and worrying about the future

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what is the climax in anxiety

when the narrator calls the father out about what he is doing and says what he is doing wrong

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what is the theme in anxiety

take care of future generations
we are future
learn from the past but let it hinder

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what are the literary devices in anxiety

symbolism
irony

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how old is the boy in beelzy

six years old

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what is wrong with the boy on beelzy

he is possessed by the devil

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what is the boys name in beelzy

simon

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what does the father make his son call him in beelzy

big simon

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what does the father in beelzy want his son to do? does he do it?

admit that the "friend" he is talking to is imaginary
he does not do it; instead he gives his father attitude

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what happens to the father when he is walking upstairs

he is eaten by the demon that was inside the boy because he thought that he wasn't real

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where does the landlady take place

Bath; he takes a train there

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what point of view is the landlady

third person omniscient; see it through kind of looking down on the whole situation

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who is the protagonist in landlady

billy

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who is the antagonist in landlady

landlady

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what is the conflict in the landlady

person vs. person
lady vs. billy

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what is the climax in landlady

when he drinks the tea

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what is the theme in landlady

can't judge a book by its cover; the lady seemed nice but clearly she was not

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what are literary devices in landlady

foreshadowing

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what is the mood in landlady

mysterious

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what is the tone in landlady

pranking

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who is the protagonist in jilting of granny witherall

granny

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who is the antagonist in jilting of granny witherall

george
death

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what are the conflicts in jilting of granny witherall

person vs. nature; dying
person vs. self; didn't know how she wanted to handle the situation

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what is granny mostly worried about in jilting of granny witherall

She wants her ex to know that he didn’t ruin her life
• Carried the feeling with her, her entire life and never really got over the want of getting revenge
o Wanted closure on everything

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where is the main place to be at the rock pile

the rock pile

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who is the protagonist in rock pile

the brothers

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what happens in rock pile

Roy gown to the rock pile when he isn't supposed to

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what happens when roy goes to rock pile

he gets hit with something and gets hurt; gets a cut right about his eye

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what happens when everyone finds out in rock pile

his mother gets upset but not to mad, his dad gets pretty mad but then calms down.

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why didn't john tell his mother that roy left in rock pile

he didn't want to get him in trouble and it really wasn't any of his business

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how does the father react to the news in rock pile

he is mad at first but calms down
the story implies that he might have kicked the boy when he bent down to pick up the lunchbox

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who is the antagonist in rock pile

the dad; he gets mad about it all; how roy goes down and how john doesn't tell

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In another country by?

Ernest Hemingway

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The Corn planting by?

Sherwood Anderson

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A worn path?

Eudora Welty

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Anxiety by?

Grace Paley

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The Jilting of Granny Weatherall by?

Katherine Anne Porter

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Beelzy by?

John Collier

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Landlady by?

Roald Dahl

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April Showers by?

Edith Wharton

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The Rockpile by?

James baldwin