Monologue and Story Analysis
A dolls house
Please write a one to two paragraph monologue that reflects one of the main character's personalities:
1. A monologue that begins, "Nora left me three days ago and I've had a lot of time to think…”
2. A monologue that begins, "I know what I did was wrong, but I don't know how to tell Torvald…"
3. A monologue that begins, "I stand here wondering if I should mail this letter. I know it will get Nora into
A good man is hard to find
Which of the two stories exemplifies better the external conflict device of Man vs. Man?
Be sure to use text examples, and in text citations. Use your best academic persuading techniques
including a thesis statement and cited support. 2 paragraphs.
The Gift of the Magi
The Monkey’s Paw
Initial response: In a well-constructed response that is 1-2 paragraphs, please answer the following
Choose two of the stories and write a comparison of the symbols in the stories:
o What do each of the symbols represent?
o Is the symbolism directly or indirectly conveyed to the reader?
o How do each of the symbols affect the tone/theme of the story?
o Use cited text examples to support your analysis
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