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How to Read Literature Like a Professor Guided Reading: Chapters 14-17 Chapter 14: Yes, She’s a Christ Figure, Too 1. List 5 of the 18 features of a Christ figure from page 126. Self sacrificing Known to have spent time in the wilderness Came to redeem an unworthy world Very forgiving Good with children 2. What are the characteristics of a “Christ Figure”? (Page 128) Thirty-three years old Unmarried, preferably celibate Wounded or marked in the hands, feet or side Sacrificing yourself in some way for others(your life is best, and sacrifice doesn’t have to be willing) In some sort of wilderness, tempted there, accosted by the devil. 3. Does a character need to resemble Christ in ALL ways to be considered a “Christ figure?” Explain. No, if they resembled Christ in all ways, they wouldn’t be a Christ figure, they would be Christ themselves. 4. Why do writers use Christ figures? The writer wants to make a certain point, it could be anything, but they are up to something.

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