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READING LITERATURE Text: Cynthia Forder, The Dragon Assignments: 1. Summarize the plot of short story The Dragon in about 70-80 words. (Comprehension - 14 points) 2. Characterize Kay and her relationship to Bob and explain how the point of view influences the reader's perception of the two characters. (Analysis - 18 points) 3. Imagine you are Kay and have decided to write a letter to Bob. Write this letter. (Evaluation: re-creation of text-16 points) Annotations: dragon (title) - mythical animal which can fly and breathe fire 8 he couldn't help it - he couldn't do anything about it 13 a habit - Angewohnheit 22 to sigh-seufzen 24 to work out-here: to have a good result 25 a breeze-(slang; esp. AE) sth. easily done 26 lawyer-Rechtsanwalt 29 guilty- schuldig . 31 to bother- to worry 40 wounded - verwundet, verletzt 46 phony - (noun; informal) someone who is not what he seems or pretends to be 50 to blur-to become unclear 52 sleeve-part of a piece of clothing that covers an arm 56 to stumble-to walk unsteadily, almost falling GOOD LUCK! The Dragon It was a porch-sitting night, so Bob and I moved out to the swing. Bob liked the swing, and sometimes he rocked it so hard that I felt seasick. We could see the city from the porch. At night, the lights made it look beautiful. The oil...

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refineries looked like castles from a children's book. fiscinate 5 Some even breathed fire, as if dragons were inside. Bob wasn't looking at the view. Things like that didn't interest him. He was talking about his relatives. He could be so boring. I didn't really hate him. He couldn't help it if he was boring and stupid. My mother and Bob's mother were friends. That gave Bob reason B) doesn't 10 to come and see me every night. My mother liked Bob a lot. So I had to but sit on the swing getting seasick. I watched the dragon in a refinery breathing fire. Bob was talking about his cousin Jimmy, who played bridge. Bob had a habit of repeating himself. I was glad when he came to the end. "Do you play bridge, Kay?" "No," I said. I tried to make sure we had very little in common. "How about going to the movies Saturday night?" he asked. impressed 15 20 25 "I'm going to be busy then. Sorry." "What are you doing?" "I have some important poetry to write." "You've been busy a lot lately, Kay." Talmost said, "Did you ever wonder why?" But I didn't. Bob sighed. "I'm worried. It's April, and I haven't heard from a single college." ammaged "Everything will work out," I said. "You can say that because you are smart. College will be a breeze for you. But I want to be a lawyer, and it will be tough." want to "You worry too much." I felt strange saying this. I felt law school would be tough for Bob. But I didn't want to be cruel. under rating empathizing 1st person narradas 30 "You didn't have to say it. I know." "Bob, you know I think you're a great guy." "I'm not a great guy. We both know I'm not. You think I'm stupid because you're smart. You think you're too good for me. I used to be happy here. Now I come because my mother makes me. You think I come here because I love you or something. Well, it isn't that. Not at 40 all." 35 45 50 He touched my shoulder. "You really don't like me, do you, Kay?" "Bob, that's not a nice thing to say!" Suddenly I felt guilty. "But it's true. I'm not a stupid as you think." "Have I ever said that I didn't like you?" It bothered me that Bob might see through me. annased Egaste I felt wounded. I never thought Bob would see the truth. "Kay, I'm going and I'm not coming back." Suddenly, I was speaking. "Well. Leave then! You are boring and dull. I only sit here because our mothers are friends." I expected his eyes to look hurt. But they flashed with excitement. "I think that is the first time you've ever told me the truth. You're a phony, Kay. And that's worse than being stupid." He touched my shoulder again, gently. "I could like you, Kay. I really could. But the truth isn't important to you." He smiled. To my horror, my eyes were filling with tears. The orange flame of the refinery blurred. trude boisiespect "Well, I'd better be going," Bob said. "I'm going to miss this swing." I heard his car drive away. I got up and wiped my eyes on my sleeve. I went inside. My parents were watching television. 55 "Where did Bob go?" my mother asked. "He ... he had some poetry to write." I stumbled into my room. From my bed, I watched the dragon's orange-and-red flame- until the colors melted and were washed away. classtest No. 1 26th September 2019 $ 1) The short story, The Dragen", written by Cynthia Zeynep Forder, is about some boy named Kay, who argues with an childhood friend because of their 12 different and habits R The argument starts on a porch, where Kay sits on a swing and Bob is rocking it for But Kays and Bob's mums are friends. This makes them to hang out together for years. Ray distinguishes himself from Bob and sees himself as someone more intelligent. While Kay is advairing the view of the city, he is rocked by Bob. But a little too harsh, which annoys him. Kay езау Sometimes has negative thoughts about Bob and feels forced to hang around with him, Bob tries to make a conversation with but it leads to an argument, where Bob admits that he is not better than Kay. People are not like they seem to be. No one should be underrated by someone, because it tears people apart from each other. In this case it is Kay Who doesn't like Bob for not being the same as him. one has a weakness and every this behavior * ائی Р 37 Sy A Gr 과 37 Bob has specific dreams: He wants to be transfered to a law school. But Kay thinks otherwee: the mentions it as for Bob's capacity (1.29) "tough" (x.?1 The boy Kay hates the most seems to undastand Kay's feelings and confesses to him that he is aware of the thoughts Kay has about him. (cf. (28) On the one side Kay guilty " that Bob for the is annoyed by Bob's actions and describes sees through kim, but on the other soe ( these as boring" (67). Kayss. feels is vision after the call's Bob Stupid too (cf. (.8). I'm maling he's bothered" by it (1.31 and L. 32) The egoism that Kay has, shows (uplagain in line 41 by agreeing to Bobs conf- Pession. that Kay is way better than him a ladat Before Bob leaves, kay says 4 G 3 HS egoism shows (uplby telling that the boy, is the one who's always running after! kim(cf(.9). his true thoughts and feelings about tob.. But he does it in a rude way, which is evidence for Kay's disrespectful behavior (of. (43) The whole conversation affects Kay that he starts crying So, that A 2) in the short story Kay is known as the 34 egoistic person because of comparing himself ?with Bob. The forced friendship makes the relationship between these) most Kay is someone who is impressed by the now of the city (of (. 4). But it seems like he doesn't share the same interests with Bob. It is pretty clear that Kay hates son of 12 Gw's mother's friend because of the negative the of thoughts he has about him.. sake, he hangs up with But for his mother's him (cf. (10) Bob tries to ma hold a conversation held by with Kay, but he doesn't seem the story is written in first person. like it because of the short and unhelpful nascator. In this case, it is Kay's point. answers het's giving him a in line is to of view. This way of writing a story. makes the feelings of only one person anda Kay is nothing but annoyed by the conver- more cleat, and more vivid than it is cotton but tries to be friendly. He holds his It patience to not hurt him in a way mental (of. L. 28) way. - Not only Kay's Belings also his thoughts are visions for the reader, A Gr S. S A J. o. G J7

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READING LITERATURE Text: Cynthia Forder, The Dragon Assignments: 1. Summarize the plot of short story The Dragon in about 70-80 words. (Comprehension - 14 points) 2. Characterize Kay and her relationship to Bob and explain how the point of view influences the reader's perception of the two characters. (Analysis - 18 points) 3. Imagine you are Kay and have decided to write a letter to Bob. Write this letter. (Evaluation: re-creation of text-16 points) Annotations: dragon (title) - mythical animal which can fly and breathe fire 8 he couldn't help it - he couldn't do anything about it 13 a habit - Angewohnheit 22 to sigh-seufzen 24 to work out-here: to have a good result 25 a breeze-(slang; esp. AE) sth. easily done 26 lawyer-Rechtsanwalt 29 guilty- schuldig . 31 to bother- to worry 40 wounded - verwundet, verletzt 46 phony - (noun; informal) someone who is not what he seems or pretends to be 50 to blur-to become unclear 52 sleeve-part of a piece of clothing that covers an arm 56 to stumble-to walk unsteadily, almost falling GOOD LUCK! The Dragon It was a porch-sitting night, so Bob and I moved out to the swing. Bob liked the swing, and sometimes he rocked it so hard that I felt seasick. We could see the city from the porch. At night, the lights made it look beautiful. The oil...

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refineries looked like castles from a children's book. fiscinate 5 Some even breathed fire, as if dragons were inside. Bob wasn't looking at the view. Things like that didn't interest him. He was talking about his relatives. He could be so boring. I didn't really hate him. He couldn't help it if he was boring and stupid. My mother and Bob's mother were friends. That gave Bob reason B) doesn't 10 to come and see me every night. My mother liked Bob a lot. So I had to but sit on the swing getting seasick. I watched the dragon in a refinery breathing fire. Bob was talking about his cousin Jimmy, who played bridge. Bob had a habit of repeating himself. I was glad when he came to the end. "Do you play bridge, Kay?" "No," I said. I tried to make sure we had very little in common. "How about going to the movies Saturday night?" he asked. impressed 15 20 25 "I'm going to be busy then. Sorry." "What are you doing?" "I have some important poetry to write." "You've been busy a lot lately, Kay." Talmost said, "Did you ever wonder why?" But I didn't. Bob sighed. "I'm worried. It's April, and I haven't heard from a single college." ammaged "Everything will work out," I said. "You can say that because you are smart. College will be a breeze for you. But I want to be a lawyer, and it will be tough." want to "You worry too much." I felt strange saying this. I felt law school would be tough for Bob. But I didn't want to be cruel. under rating empathizing 1st person narradas 30 "You didn't have to say it. I know." "Bob, you know I think you're a great guy." "I'm not a great guy. We both know I'm not. You think I'm stupid because you're smart. You think you're too good for me. I used to be happy here. Now I come because my mother makes me. You think I come here because I love you or something. Well, it isn't that. Not at 40 all." 35 45 50 He touched my shoulder. "You really don't like me, do you, Kay?" "Bob, that's not a nice thing to say!" Suddenly I felt guilty. "But it's true. I'm not a stupid as you think." "Have I ever said that I didn't like you?" It bothered me that Bob might see through me. annased Egaste I felt wounded. I never thought Bob would see the truth. "Kay, I'm going and I'm not coming back." Suddenly, I was speaking. "Well. Leave then! You are boring and dull. I only sit here because our mothers are friends." I expected his eyes to look hurt. But they flashed with excitement. "I think that is the first time you've ever told me the truth. You're a phony, Kay. And that's worse than being stupid." He touched my shoulder again, gently. "I could like you, Kay. I really could. But the truth isn't important to you." He smiled. To my horror, my eyes were filling with tears. The orange flame of the refinery blurred. trude boisiespect "Well, I'd better be going," Bob said. "I'm going to miss this swing." I heard his car drive away. I got up and wiped my eyes on my sleeve. I went inside. My parents were watching television. 55 "Where did Bob go?" my mother asked. "He ... he had some poetry to write." I stumbled into my room. From my bed, I watched the dragon's orange-and-red flame- until the colors melted and were washed away. classtest No. 1 26th September 2019 $ 1) The short story, The Dragen", written by Cynthia Zeynep Forder, is about some boy named Kay, who argues with an childhood friend because of their 12 different and habits R The argument starts on a porch, where Kay sits on a swing and Bob is rocking it for But Kays and Bob's mums are friends. This makes them to hang out together for years. Ray distinguishes himself from Bob and sees himself as someone more intelligent. While Kay is advairing the view of the city, he is rocked by Bob. But a little too harsh, which annoys him. Kay езау Sometimes has negative thoughts about Bob and feels forced to hang around with him, Bob tries to make a conversation with but it leads to an argument, where Bob admits that he is not better than Kay. People are not like they seem to be. No one should be underrated by someone, because it tears people apart from each other. In this case it is Kay Who doesn't like Bob for not being the same as him. one has a weakness and every this behavior * ائی Р 37 Sy A Gr 과 37 Bob has specific dreams: He wants to be transfered to a law school. But Kay thinks otherwee: the mentions it as for Bob's capacity (1.29) "tough" (x.?1 The boy Kay hates the most seems to undastand Kay's feelings and confesses to him that he is aware of the thoughts Kay has about him. (cf. (28) On the one side Kay guilty " that Bob for the is annoyed by Bob's actions and describes sees through kim, but on the other soe ( these as boring" (67). Kayss. feels is vision after the call's Bob Stupid too (cf. (.8). I'm maling he's bothered" by it (1.31 and L. 32) The egoism that Kay has, shows (uplagain in line 41 by agreeing to Bobs conf- Pession. that Kay is way better than him a ladat Before Bob leaves, kay says 4 G 3 HS egoism shows (uplby telling that the boy, is the one who's always running after! kim(cf(.9). his true thoughts and feelings about tob.. But he does it in a rude way, which is evidence for Kay's disrespectful behavior (of. (43) The whole conversation affects Kay that he starts crying So, that A 2) in the short story Kay is known as the 34 egoistic person because of comparing himself ?with Bob. The forced friendship makes the relationship between these) most Kay is someone who is impressed by the now of the city (of (. 4). But it seems like he doesn't share the same interests with Bob. It is pretty clear that Kay hates son of 12 Gw's mother's friend because of the negative the of thoughts he has about him.. sake, he hangs up with But for his mother's him (cf. (10) Bob tries to ma hold a conversation held by with Kay, but he doesn't seem the story is written in first person. like it because of the short and unhelpful nascator. In this case, it is Kay's point. answers het's giving him a in line is to of view. This way of writing a story. makes the feelings of only one person anda Kay is nothing but annoyed by the conver- more cleat, and more vivid than it is cotton but tries to be friendly. He holds his It patience to not hurt him in a way mental (of. L. 28) way. - Not only Kay's Belings also his thoughts are visions for the reader, A Gr S. S A J. o. G J7