Exercise 2J

Exercise 2J - Amelia Burns English 2000 Pappas Exercise...

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Amelia Burns English 2000 Pappas Exercise 2J—Three Stories “Grace Period” Will Baker’s “Grace Period” is about a man experiencing a natural disaster. The title describes the brief period before the shock of a catastrophe and the main character’s reaction to the mysterious disaster. The term “grace period” often refers to the period of time after a deadline before a penalty is enforced. Baker’s story depicts a man doing yard work trying to figure out what is happening over some hills in the distance. The character’s “grace period” is referring to the brief amount of time he has before the onset of the catastrophic effects of the puzzling catastrophe. The story is spent describing the character’s reactions to the calm before the upheaval. He has a “startling sense” (paragraph 3, line 1) the earth under his feet had taken on a charge and was deeply throbbing (paragraph 3, line 2). The title suggests to the audience even before reading the story that the main character will be penalized in some way simply
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course ANTH 2015 taught by Professor Sills during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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