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Unformatted text preview: 5. Explain the accident that resulted in the paralysis of Jim Wallace. How did John Henry help him and his wife? 6. Mr. Jenkins said that the steam drill could replace ten men at the workplace. Why did Edna say that it was a good idea? 7. John Henry speaks to the inanimate steam drill, a literary device known as apostrophe. What did John Henry say to the steam drill? 8. What does Mr. Jenkins offer John Henry to try to persuade him to abandon the contest with the steam drill? 9. What were the final measurements at the end of the contest? John Henry was said to have worn out how many hammers? 10. Etiology is the study or causation, or origination. It is used tgo refer to the study of why things occur. What was the etiological legend concerning the waterfall at the mountain where the tunnel was being bored?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course 50 263 taught by Professor Gillespie during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '10