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Short Story Project

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BC: Theme | Have respect for your family members.

FC: Aliceville | Tony Earley

1: Tony Earley | *Born in San Antonio, Texas. | *Raised in Rutherford County, NC. | *Studied English at Warren Wilson College. | *Other works include; The Blue Star and Jim The Boy. | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Earley | http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/authors_Tony-Earley-(1002385).htm

2: Characters | *Uncle Zeno - Narrator's Uncle | *Uncle Zeno - Narrator's Uncle | *Uncle Coran + Uncle Al - Twins, brothers of Uncle Zeno | *Narrator - Ten Year Old Boy | *Uncle Coran + Uncle Al - Twins, brothers of Uncle Zeno | *Narrator - Ten Year Old Boy

3: Setting | Setting | *Aliceville, NC *Winter *December 1934 *Rural area | *Aliceville, NC *Winter *December 1934 *Rural area

4: Two Literary Elements: | Imagery: | "The Trunks of the trees around us has changed from black to gray, as if the day had been waiting only for the geese to climb back into the sky. I could make the faint red of the sand of the creek, the dark green of the laurel on its banks."

5: Personification: | "I manged to keep quit about the geese during supper, although Uncle Coran and Uncle Al more than once commented on the possum-like nature of my grin."

6: Conflict | The conflict is whether or not the narrator should lie to his mother.

7: Plot | Uncle Zeno and the narrator make a plan to surprise the twins by catching at least 2 Canadian geese and not sharing.

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  • Title: Short Story Project
  • Aliceville
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  • Started: about 6 years ago
  • Updated: almost 6 years ago