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House Taken Over by Julio Cortazar Pages
Write House Taken Over at the top of your sheet of notebook paper. Start the story with 3-4 sentences. You may not write about a classmate or anyone else you know.
~READING QUESTIONS~ 1.Comprehension: What do the narrator and his sister do in their daily lives? What is their routine? 2.Inference: When did you first think that something strange was going on? 3.Comprehension: How does the behavior of the brother and sister during sleep differ from their behavior when they are awake? 4.Opinion: Do you trust the brother as a narrator? Why/why not? Explain. 5.Inference: Whoor whatdo you think the narrator and his sister mean by they? 6.Opinion: Is the ending fitting? Why/why not? 7.Making Connections: What elements of the gothic novel are utilized in this story? Identify and briefly describe them. 8.Opinion: What other element(s) could make this story better? How? Be detailed in your description. Now choose ONE: --Write from the perspective of what is in the house… What are you thinking/doing and why? --Write an epilogue to the story, pretending you are the narrator. What is the next scene in the story?