Name________________________________Classwork/Homework “Georgy Porgy”
Tales of the Unexpected
364-3949 pointsPlease answer the following questions in complete sentences.1.In the start of the story, the narrator says that he doesn’t “want to blow [his] own trumpet” whichmeans that he doesn’t want to brag about himself. Does he manage to do this? How do you know?2.What kind of woman is George’s mother?3.Poor George is a psychiatrist’s dream patient. What does the author imply happened between themother and son when she was “teaching him about sex?” If you are confused, look at what she saysto him when the mother rabbit is licking her baby. (And yes, I know this is an uncomfortable detail but it is a huge part of the story.)4.What feature of George’s mother does he focus on after watching Josephine eat her baby? What does hesubconsciously worry that she is going to do?5.What does George think that he has learned about women and men from his experiments with therats?
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