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Revelation A06 RESPONDING TO SHORT STORIES 35 Points Read the short story "The Standard of Living" by American writer Dorothy Parker. Then respond to the questions that follow. 1.Think about the title of this story—"The Standard of Living." It's an expression that's familiar to everyone, but why did the writer use it as herstory title? Is she commenting, perhaps, on the standards by which some people govern their lives and judge others? Bearing this in mind, explain more fully just what comment about human behaviour Dorothy Parker seems to be making in her short story. In your response, explain how the title relates to the story's message. 4 Points 2.3 PointsTell roughly where you'd place this story on the escape/interpretive scale.Give your reasons.

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