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English 411/Lindsay Practice integrating quotations into your own sentences Part I: Analysis Notice how the writer grammatically incorporates only short phrases from the story to support her interpretation . Despite the sergeant’s “massive” size (108), he is reduced to acting “helplessly” (212) when he tries to explain to Joe that he isn’t the boy’s father. He repeats the phrase “ain’t your papa” (212-213) even though he knows that “German [is] the only language [Joe knows.] (32-33) Original sentences from the story: “He nodded politely, murmuring a greeting in German, the only language he knew. ” (32- 33) “But then Joe saw a massive brown man, naked to the waist and wearing a pistol, step from the trees. “ (108-109) “Look, sonny, I ain’t your papa ,” said the sergeant helplessl y. “ I ain’t your papa .” (212- 213) PART II: Practice 1. Choose one word or a short phrase from the following sentence and incorporate it into a sentence that shows that the mood of the opening scene of this story is not entirely sad:
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course ENG 411 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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