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Chapter 4: Andrew Carnegie and “The Golden Honeymoon Reading Questions-- Due Monday 1. Why did Carnegie’s family decide to come to America? In what ways are your reasons for coming to America the same or different from Carnegie’s? 2. Describe how Carnegie’s earlier jobs contributed to his later success. 3. Why does Carnegie say that growing up in poverty created advantages? 4. In what ways do Franklin, Douglas, Nannie, Jack Smurch and other characters illustrate the values of Carnegie? 5. Why does Carnegie believe that giving money to people is a bad idea? How are the values of Carnegie and your culture both similar and dissimilar? 6. Study guide for “The Golden Honeymoon” Vocabulary: Use all of the vocabulary words on pages 176 and 177 in sentences that make statements about either Carnegie or Charley. For example, you might use the word “ bread-winner ” in this way: Carnegie’s father wanted him to grow up and become the bread-winner in his family.
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Unformatted text preview: Quotations and Paraphrases: Write each of these paraphrases using an appositive to describe the subject noun. Essay Topic—Due Friday Both short stories, “The Golden Honeymoon” and “The Greatest Man in the World,” amuse the reader. What elements make these two stories comic? To answer this question requires you move beyond justretelling the story. You should focus on language, character development, setting and reader expectations. Definition of Comedy: A person or situation turns comic when the way something is said or done “strikingly contrasts” with the expected outcome—the way something is normally said or done. In other words, readers are struck by the total incompetence of the situation and often find themselves thinking “this is not how a person acts” or “this is not how I would expect a situation to turn out.” (paraphrased from Alfred Kazin, literary critic)...
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