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English unit 4
17. Write answers in paragraphs in response to two of the following questions. Each answer should be approximately 200 words. Support your answer with specific references to Still Stands the House. Organize your ideas to express them clearly and coherently.
a) The house is a dominant symbol that looms over Still Stands the House as if it were a character itself.
What does the house symbolize? Support your answer with two references to the play.
b) This play has several strong themes. Identify one of them. How does the symbol of the house contribute to the theme? Support your answer with two references to the play.
c) Identify one character trait of Hester or Ruth. How has the playwright used dialogue effectively to
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Once they agreed, he was told he would have to help out in order for them to let him stay, he soon began to learn how much hard work went in on a daily basis to keep the farm running, and was very vigilant at keeping his notes so he would be able to recreate the experience for the audience as well as for the actors who would be playing the part. In Jinch Malrex the play was created by people who lived in the “hood”, Kids who had experience of life in the bad areas of the city. Using their own experiences they created the play to help educate the audience of life on Jane and Finch, and in other poorer areas. With both plays on difference spectrums of writing styles, they both used real research based on real people in order to make their plays authentic and to deliver a specific message.
The message they are trying to create ties in with each of the plays focus. The Farm Show focuses more on a rural area, with farmers and the animals that tie in with their work. The Farm Show is a focus on the life of farmers in Ontario, and the kinds of work and scenarios most farmers would find themselves in. In the Drawer Boy, Morgan tells Miles, the writer about what kind of money farmers like him receive with how much work they do every day. According to Morgan, Miles as a writer makes more money than Morgan who works every day for long hours to produce crop and milk and eggs for stores and a small amount to feed himself. The

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