Choose a passage

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AP English









Mrs. Schuman

“A Little Cloud” Assignment

(Jordana, Leonie, Ben, Rachel)

Choose a passage

from “A Little Cloud
” that you think is central to some of the ide
as and techniques of
the story
. You will need to read it to the class, and
explain its significance. Consider the topics and
imagery that we have been discussing in the other stories: religion, politics, economics, light and dark
imagery, sound imagery, etc. You do not have to write anything out for this part of the assignment.


Questions
(please write out the answers to these questions


ink or type)
:

1.

What establishes Little Chandler as a needy figure in the first few pages of the story?


2.

Little Chandler is surprised to find Gallaher somewhat “vulgar.” Is this true; is Gallahe
r vulgar, or
is it just Little Chandler’s perception?


3.

Why can’t Little Chandler act?


4.

What emotions are evoked when Little Chandler stares at his wife’s photo?


5.

At the end, Little Chandler is “suffused with shame”


why?


6.

Is Little Chandler a sympatheti
c figure?


7.

What do you think the cloud in the title refers to?


8.

Compare and contrast the pairing of Little Chandler and Gallaher with Lenahan and Corley.


Due:

Monday, December 19


Points:

15