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Journal Questions - Journal Questions due Tuesday 2/17 Typed Worth 25 points Emilia Pardo Bazan The Revolver Higuchi Ichiyo 13th Night Rassundari

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Journal Questions due Tuesday, 2/17, Typed Worth 25 points Emilia Pardo Bazan, “The Revolver” FIVE, 696-699 Higuchi Ichiyo “13 th Night” FIVE, 1107-1118 Rassundari Devi Amar Jiban “My Life” FIVE, 831-834 Your journal page will look like this: Assertion (Statement) Evidence (Direct Quotes enclosed in quotation marks and including page # in parenthesis) Commentary (formal explanation about why the evidence supports the assertion) 1. Remembering that the theme of a piece of literature is the important idea behind the plot rather than the plot itself, what is the theme of “The Revolver”? “And so,’ added the sufferer from heart disease, ‘an unloaded revolver shot me, not in the head, but in the center of my heart, and believe me when I tell you that, in spite of digitalis and baths and all the remedies, the bullet is unsparing” (p. 699). The theme of the piece is about obedience and the way that a husband used trickery to keep his wife dutiful. He threatened his wife with a
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2009 for the course ENG ENG202 taught by Professor Skjeveland during the Spring '09 term at Hagerstown CC.

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Journal Questions - Journal Questions due Tuesday 2/17 Typed Worth 25 points Emilia Pardo Bazan The Revolver Higuchi Ichiyo 13th Night Rassundari

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