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PostSubject: week 17 Due Jan 19   Wed 13 Jan 2016, 12:03 am

* Study and take vocabulary test between Friday and Sunday, midnight on ClassMarker.com

* Answer the following questions: From what point of view will your story be told? Come up with 3 or more events that will comprise your rising action and a climactic event. Come up with your opening scene as well as two other alternative scenes.

* Read chapters 4-5 from Great Expectations.
Answer the following questions from chapters 1-5:
Chapter I
1. How does Dickens use setting to convey the mood right at the opening?
2. How does Dickens contrast the convict and Pip?
3. But in what ways are these two characters similar?
4. What personal circumstance of Pip's is convenient for the convict?*
Note: This is the first coincidence of a plot that comes to depend on coincidences.
Chapter II
1. How does Dickens arouse our sympathies for certain characters?
2. What is the nature of the relationship between Joe and Pip?
3. What object that Pip takes the convict makes him feel guilty and nearly gets him discovered?
Chapter III
1. What is surprising about the attitude of the two convicts towards one another?
2. What object in this chapter leads to a real mystery later on?
Chapter IV
1. Explain the expression “like monumental Crusaders as to their legs."
2. What special occasion is being celebrated and how?
3. And yet why does Pip feel apprehensive and miserable?
Chapter V
1. How was the suspense of the previous chapter explained? 
2. How did the first convict show his appreciation for Pip's loyalty at this point?
3. What apparently is the cause of the hostility between the two convicts?
4. Explain: “like a wicked Noah's ark" at the very end of the chapter.
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