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ENG07-Magi - Before You Read

ENG07-Magi - Before You Read

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San Pasqual AcademyEnglish 9 and 10 - Ms. Priester “The Gift of the Magi” Before You Read
Remember to meet all Standard Formatting Expectations.
1.Define situational irony. (Copy the definition from your notes.) ___________________________________________________________________  ___________________________________________________________________  ______________________________________________________________(__/1)
Read Before You Read: “The Gift of the Magi” on page 286. Then, answer the following questions.
Since it is described in detail at the beginning of this section, you can infer whichtype of irony is used in “The Gift of the Magi.” Which type is used? ___________________________________________________________________  ___________________________________________________________________  ______________________________________________________________(__/2)3.What special type of ironic situation did O. Henry specialize in? ___________________________________________________________________  ___________________________________________________________________  ______________________________________________________________(__/2)4.This story involves cherished (prized) possessions. Talk to the people listed belowto find out their most prized possessions.
your roommate’s name: __________________________________________ most prized possession: __________________________________________ 
your house social worker’s name: __________________________________ most prized possession: __________________________________________ 
your current staff or house parent’s name: ____________________________ most prized possession: __________________________________________ 
your best friend’s name: __________________________________________ most prized possession: _____________________________________(__/4)
N.PriesterPage 1 of 2 11/23/2009
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