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Through the tunnel by Dory Lessing 2 questions?

1. Richard and Jerry share similar character traits. Identify two ways these boys are quite similar. Use details and examples from the text to support your inferences.

2. both narrative selections selections depict protagonists who are estranged from their peers. what factors contribute to these strained relationships? use specific details and examples from each of the stories to support your observation.

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  1. the other narrative is A christmas story by truman capote?

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  2. 3. what is a controlling theme and/or moral that can be applied to both narrative selections? use textual evidence to support your thinking.

    4. while both protagonists have different family structures, the boys relationship with family members are similar in some aspects. explain two of these similarities and support your inferences with specific details and examples from the text.

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  3. A christmas story by truman capote


    1. Write three adjectives that describe the relationship that Buddy shares with his cousin. use details and examples from the text to support your observations.

    2. what makes this unlikely relationship flourish and thrive? use details and examples from the story to support your inferences

    3. how does the author generate humor in this selection?

    4. according to Buddy, where is "home"?

    5. this short story recounts memories of great joy and great loss. discuss examples of each

    6. identify a possible theme and or moral for this selection.

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