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					Sinclair Ross: The Painted Door

1. Vocabulary:

Define the following in a word or two, and use each in a sentence to
demonstrate your understanding:

elongating
implacability
symmetrical
brooding
naively
drudgery
insurmountable
stolidly
reproached
interminably
atone
morbid
fidelity
inevitability
imperceptible

2. Plot

Describe the exposition, the rising action, the climax, the falling action and
the denouement. Be sure to provide evidence for your choice of the
climactic event.

3. Character

Discuss at least two of Ann's characteristics, in detail, with evidence from
the text for each. Do the same for John.

4. Style

How does Sinclair Ross foreshadow Ann's infidelity? Find and list clues
from the story that indicate that she will be unfaithful.

5. Setting

Describe the setting. What part does it play in the story in terms of setting
the mood and affecting the characters?

				
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