Readings Responses -5

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Week 7 – Readings Responses -5

1. “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell
1. Explain what Mrs. Hale means by “the crime of not visiting Mrs. Wright”.
2. What kind of husband was Mr. Wright?
3. How is the bird a central symbol in the play?
4. Why don’t Mrs. Hale and Mrs. Peters reveal the evidence they have discovered?
2. “What Lips My Lips Have Kissed” by Edna St. Vincent Millay
1. What emotions are evoked by memories of the speaker’s former lovers?
2. How is the speaker like the lonely tree in winter?
3. “Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night” by Dylan Thomas
How is the tone different from what you might expect in a poem about death? How is
this poem a celebration of life?
4. “The Storm” by Kate Chopin
1. What is important about the title of the short story, “The Storm”? What might be the
multiple meanings of “the storm”?
2. What are the conflicts in “The Storm”? What types of conflict (physical, moral,
intellectual, or emotional) do you see in this story?

Works Cited –KEY

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Ingram, Joan. “The Secrets of the Greeks.” Web. 2 February 2011.

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Infamous World Empires. Ed. James Wygonik.
Denver: Colonial Press, 1983. 201-247. Print.
The Beauty of Greek Architecture. Dir. Alexander Morrow. Westing Forge, 2001. Film.
“The Persian Threat.”
Encarta. 3 May 1998. CD-ROM. 17 October 2004.
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Encyclopedia of the Mediterranean. 5th ed. 1985. Print.
Xavier, John. “The Amazing Greek Islands.” Washington Post (2 September 2005): D1. Print.

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