Presentation on theme: "By: W. W. Jacobs 1863-1943 (View Video). In this story a family leans the truth behind a mysterious monkey’s paw. People may try to verify the truth."— Presentation transcript:
By: W. W. Jacobs (View Video)
In this story a family leans the truth behind a mysterious monkey’s paw. People may try to verify the truth by___________. As you read try to find what the characters say to explain the truth behind the monkey’s paw
Grave (adj) – very serious and worrying. Maligned (adj) – spoken badly about Credulity (n) – to believe something to soon Furtively(adj) – secretly Apathy (n) – lacking interest Oppressive (adj) – causing great discomfort
The story tells of an eerie object that arrives in England from India.
Comprehend - understand Concrete – solid Confirm – verify Context – part of Differentiate – to make different
Discern – to see Evaluate – solve Evidence – proof Improbable – not likely Objective - intention Perception –a view point Reality – truth Subjective – questionable Uncertainly – not sure Verify – prove it
Exposition : the writer gives background information about a character. Rising Action: events that occur to intensify the conflict. Climax: most exciting part and conflict is about to be resolved Falling Action: tension lessens Resolution: final outcome of the conflict
Gives the reader hints to upcoming events….. Like leaving a door open?