Discuss with your partner the best way to answer the following questions that require you to analyze setting and conflict.
1. Which of the following best describes the setting in which the narrator lives?
a. heroic and comfortable
b. fast-paced and exciting
c. insecure and fearsome
d. secure and stable
Which evidence from the text supports answer c? How were you able to eliminate the other answers? How did your use of the reading strategy help you answer this question?
2. Why does the narrator want to return to 1894?
a. The narrator wants to escape the present.
b. The narrator is interested in history.
c. The narrator wants to see his ancestors.
d. The narrator wants to leave his wife.
Which is the correct answer? How were you able to eliminate the other answers? How did your use of the reading strategy help you answer this question?
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