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QUESTIONS ”SALVATION” THE FACTS 1. What is Hughes’ purpose in recalling this event? To inform the readers of this kind of church service. 2. The author’s portrayal of the revival meeting is extremely realistic. What rhetorical techniques make it so? The author gave a lot of imagery to provide us with the details. 3. What is a religious revival? How does it differ from a regular church service? A religious revival is a service at a church dedicated to just save people who aren’t saved yet. This kind of service is more intense. 4. What biblical metaphor is Hughes alluding to when he tells the reader that this was to be a special meeting “to bring the young lambs to the fold?” Young lambs are symbolizing the children at the service. The fold represents the church itself. 5. Why does Hughes spend time talking about Westley? How is young Langston different from this boy? Westley is used to compare someone to Hughes. Langston had a different set of expectations than Westley did. 6. What does the author’s waiting so long before going up to be “saved” tell you about him? Langston was expecting to see Jesus and he waited to have that happen. 7. Explain why Langston cries so much after coming home. Is there only one reason behind his tears? What does the last paragraph tell you about young Langston? What makes the story of his being saved so ironic?
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