Sound : Sound effects for wind would create the sounds Ringwood describes: shrieks, moans, howls, rattling windowpanes, and so on. The sound of scratchy ice pellets across the window between the women’s lines would remind the audience of the blinding snowy blizzard.
Suggested Answers to Support Questions English ENG3U-B 10 12. a) Choose at least three contrasting pairs. Hester Ruth In appearance: middle-aged (40), tall, dark, unsmiling In appearance: young (26) small, fair- haired, pretty, wearing feminine clothing (soft blue dress) Past the stage of marriage and motherhood About to be a mother Unfriendly: barely civil to Manning Friendly and generous: invites Manning to stay the night Stubborn: refuses to be placated (“Don’t try your soft ways on me”) Peacemaker: tries to sooth Hester, to establish friendship (“ speaks gently ”; “ pleading ”; “ trying to bridge the gulf between them ”; “ warmly ” Does not admire emotional expression (“We’re not a family to put words to everything we feel.”) Is known for her tendency to express her feelings (“I get too excited … I say too much about the way I feel.”) Dislikes visitors, strangers: does not feel the need to socialize Feels the need to socialize with others: feels isolated at the farm Independent and self-sufficient: says she does not look to Bruce for strength Takes strength and comfort from having Bruce nearby Likes traditional “rich” décor: velvet curtains, dark rug and furniture Likes pretty, bright, cheerful things: chintz curtains, flowers Wants to keep the house exactly as it is: deeply attached to the past and acts as though the present cannot measure up to the glory days of the past Wants to redecorate the house to make it look cheerful and gay: she looks to the future hoping it will be better than her present Sexually warm: demonstrative of her love, embraces Bruce b)Choose any three. Answers will vary. :
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