3Predict What is the argument between the two wealthy men? What do you predict will be the result?
4RepetitionWhy does the author repeat the argument after explaining it once.
5Sets of Three Events often happen in sets of three. The wealthy men give two identical gifts.The third is different.What is the irony of this situation?
6The Jeweler’s WifeWhat is the difference between the jeweler’s wife and the miller’s wife?
7The Miller’s Character p. 858 The miller comments, “But why would they offer fifty dollars for a worthless piece of glass?”What can you infer about his personality from his statement?How does his previous two experiences of losing his money affect him?
8The Effect of the MoneyHow does the newfound wealth affect the miller’s personality?