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Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket. PAGES 6/7 1.BASED ON ANECDOTAL EVIDENCE, WHEN DO YOU THINK THIS STORY TAKES PLACE? 2.WHAT TYPE OF CONFLICT DOES TOM.

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1 Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket

2 PAGES 6/7 1.BASED ON ANECDOTAL EVIDENCE, WHEN DO YOU THINK THIS STORY TAKES PLACE? 2.WHAT TYPE OF CONFLICT DOES TOM HAVE? 3.WHAT CAUSED THE SHEET OF PAPER TO FLY OUT THE WINDOW? 4.WHY DOES THE AUTHOR GIVE A PLAY BY PLAY ACCOUNT OF THE MOVEMENT OF THE PAPER? 5.WHY IS TOM UPSET ABOUT THE LOSS OF THE PAPER?

3 PAGE 8 1.WHAT INTERNAL CONFLICT IS TOM EXPERIENCING? (TOP OF PAGE 8) 2.DESCRIBE TOM’S PERSONALITY TYPE? 3.WHAT REALIZATION FINALLY MAKES HIM DECIDE TO GO ON THE LEDGE? 4.HOW DOES THE PACE OF THIS PASSSAGE CONTRIBUTE TO THE FEELING OF SUSPENSE? (BOTTOM OF PAGE 8)

4 PAGE 9 1.WHAT MIGHT THE APARTMENT REPRESENT TO TOM? WHAT EFFECT DOES ITS DISAPPEARANCE HAVE ON HIM? 2.IDENTIFY SENSORY DETAILS THAT THE AUTHOR USES TO HELP THE READER EXPERIENCE THE SCENE BEING DESCRIBED.

5 PAGE 10 1.WHAT DOES TOM DO THAT HE HAS BEEN TRYING TO AVOID? HOW WILL THIS EFFECT HIM? 2.WHAT CAUSES TOM TO NEARLY FALL? 3.WHAT ACTION IS OCCURRING TOWARD THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE? WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE PACE OF THE NARRATIVE AND THE LEVEL OF SUSPENSE?

6 PAGE 11 1.WHAT IS TOM VISUALIZING IN HIS MIND? 2.WHY IS TOM ASTONISHED TO FEEL THE PAPER BENEATH HIS FINGERS? 3.WHAT IS THE ONLY THING KEEPING TOM FROM REACHING HIS APARTMENT? 4.WHAT IS HAPPENING AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE?

7 PAGES 12/13 1.WHY IS IT IRONIC THAT SO LITTLE TIME HAS PASSED? 2.WHY IS TOM STUCK OUTSIDE THE WINDOW? WHAT CAUSED IT TO JAM? 3.HOW DOES THE MENTION OF WHAT CLARE IS DOING AFFECT THE READER’S PERCEPTION OF TIME?

8 PAGES 14/15 1.IS THIS STORY REALISTIC? COULD A PERSON WITHSTAND SEVERAL HOURS OUTSIDE THE WINDOW WITHOUT FALLING? 2.WHY WOULDN’T ANYONE ELSE UNDERSTAND THE CONTENTS OF THE YELLOW SHEET? 3.WHAT IS TOM’S PLAN FOR SURVIVAL?

9 PAGE 16 1.HOW DOES THE AUTHOR PROLONG AND BUILD THE SUSPENSE IN THE LEAD UP TO THE CLIMAX? 2.HOW DOES TOM RESOLVE HIS CONFLICT?


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