2 1. *contrition (n) 23-1 contrite (adj) Vocabulary1. *contrition (n) 23-1 contrite (adj)feeling or expressing remorse; regretful2. chivalry (n) 23-1the system, spirit, or customs or medieval knighthood3. *luminous (adj) luminously (adv)emitting or reflecting steady, suffused or glowing light4. *buoyant 23-2 (adj)tending to float in a liquid; cheerful
3 related: procedure (n) come forth from a source; 5. proceeded 24-1 (v)procession (n)related: procedure (n)come forth from a source;continue after a pause or interruption6. preceded (v)[not in story]precedence (n)precedent (n)to go ahead or in front of; to be earlier than; to surpass in rank, dignity or importancean example for a future situation7. *poise 24-1 (n)stable and balanced state; easy self-assurance;to put into readiness, brace8. * myriad 25-2 (n or adj)myriadsten-thousand; a great number
5 incredulity (n) credulous (adj) credulity (n), etc. Vocabulary9. minute (adj) 25-2minutely (adv)minute (n)extremely small;a unit of time10. *incredulous 26-2 (adj)incredulousness (n)incredulity (n) credulous (adj)credulity (n), etc.disbelieving; inability or unwillingness to believe
6 A Berry So Shiny, It's Irresistible (And Inedible) A Berry So Shiny, It's Irresistible (And Inedible)
7 9 Literature: “Through the Tunnel” pp. 22-29 What is the POV?Point of view:ObjectiveThird personFirst PersonOmniscient or Limited omniscient
8 9 Literature: “Through the Tunnel” pp. 22-29 What two conflicts are presented in this story?man vs. selfMan vs. force greater than himself2. Against whom or what is Jerry fighting?HimselfNature or the ocean3. What is Jerry’s age and family situation?He is eleven and the only child of a widow.
9 9 Literature: “Through the Tunnel” pp. 22-29 4. How are the conflicts resolvedfinally?First, Jerry conquers his ownfear and masters the physicalweakness that bars him fromswimming through the secrettunnel.Second, he is victorious over the forces of nature when he successfully swims through the tunnel.Why does Jerry cry when he cannot dive through the tunnel?He is frustrated by the physical and emotional weakness that prohibits him from performing as the older boys perform.
10 9 Literature: “Through the Tunnel” pp. 22-29 Why does Jerry keep this feat from his mother?He wants to prove to himself that he is able to conquer his fear and physical limitations; therefore, his mother’s knowledge of his victory is irrelevant. Jerry also does not wish to worry her.What does the last sentence of this short story imply?Having tested himself and succeeded, there is no further need for testing.What does Jerry fear ashe is swimming in thetunnel?He fears failure,or worse, death.
11 9 Literature: “Through the Tunnel” pp. 22-29 If Jerry had had his own set of friends at the bay, would he have felt the need to follow the older boys at the bay?What are some signs of Jerry’s immaturity?Example: making faces at the older boys11. What are some other characteristics Jerry displayed?