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Eng - The Moving Finger student copy

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Unformatted text preview: TTING 1. What is the setting of the story? ANALYZE AUTHOR’S DEVELOPMENT OF CHARACTERS 2. 3. Who is the protagonist in the story? How does the author present the character of Mrs. Grancy in the story? Find examples in the text that support your conclusion. ANALYZE PLOT STRUCTURE 4. Outline the main events of the plot. LESSON 22 Analyze Title 1. “The Moving Finger writes, and, having writ, Moves on: nor all thy Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all thy Tears wash out a Word of it.” Edward Fitzgerald, TheRubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, 1859 LEVEL N STORIES OF OURSELVES What is meant by ‘The Moving Finger’, first referred to in the lines above? What does it mean in the context of this story? Analyze Style/Presentation of Story/Point of View 2. How is the story presented, from what point of view, and what effects are created by the style of presentation? LESSON 23 Analyze Theme 1. What is the theme of ‘The Moving Finger’? Analyze Symbolism 2. Is there any significant symbolism in the story? Literary Comparison 3. Read this brief synopsis of the plot of ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ by Oscar Wilde, which was published in 1890, nine years before ‘The Moving Finger’. What similarities, and what differences, do you find? A pleasure‐loving young man, Dorian Gray, has his portrait painted by an up and coming artist, Basil Hal...
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