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Which of the following statements BEST describes the relationship between Marc and Alice?
a. she lets him make all the decisions
b. he lets her make all the decisions
c. they discuss the matter and arrive at a mutual decision
d. they quarrel constantly and cannot reach a decision

all this time i though C was the answer, but i read over and over, and now i think it's A. because HE picks the table they sit on. HE orders the food . she just aggrees with him. so the answer is A i think. is that correct

which of the following statements BEST describes the change that occurs in Alice during the story?
a. she realizes what a wonderful husband Marc is
b. she understands why Marc could not please his first wife
c. she realizes for the first time how good looking marc is
d. she wonders if there is something lacking in marc

i've been thinking A. but i read a paragraph of the story which is making me think it's D, is that correct?

thanks

  • english - ,

    we almost never learn the private thoughts or motives of any character but Alice. this is a clue that the point of view in the story is
    a. first person
    b. third-person limited
    c. third-person omniscient
    d. that of the ex-wife

    C

    is that right?

  • english - ,

    I agree with all of your answers.

  • English - ,

    A - yes

    D - yes

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    POV - Clearly A and D are out, so you decide:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third-person_omniscient_narrative
    or
    http://fictionwriting.about.com/od/glossary/g/limited.htm

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    english - y912f, Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 9:52pm
    we almost never learn the private thoughts or motives of any character but Alice. this is a clue that the point of view in the story is
    a. first person
    b. third-person limited
    c. third-person omniscient
    d. that of the ex-wife

    C

    is that right?



    english - Ms. Sue, Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 10:04pm
    I agree with all of your answers.



    English - Writeacher, Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 10:08pm
    A - yes

    D - yes

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