Tag: emotions

  • War

    Read “War,” by Timothy Findley. Do you think you really understand why adults do the things they do? Respond to the Story Whose war does the author refer to in the title? Support your view with examples from the story. With a small group, discuss whether you think the way Neil reacts to his father […]

  • Masks

    Masks are intriguing because they serve some interesting purposes. When you put on a mask, you do one of many things: transform your character, hide your identity, or protect yourself. Everyone has worn a mask at some point in life. When was the last time you wore a mask? How did it feel to have […]

  • As in the Beginning

    “As in the Beginning” by Mary di Michele is a grimly realistic retelling of events that express regret, anger and bitterness. Theme: A person’s loss of limb can never be adequately recompensed with money; when someone we love is injured, his/her pain can become ours. Techniques: parallel structure simile alliteration personification understatement Issues: What makes […]