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The Dinner Party by Mona Gardner

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Susan Monroe

on 22 March 2016

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Transcript of The Dinner Party by Mona Gardner

by Mona Gardner
The Dinner Party
a contradiction between what happens and what is expected
Directions:
1. Read the clue on the screen.
2. Look at your word bank.
3. Write your answer on the board.
irony
the setting of the story
India
the author's purpose for writing this story...
entertain
give up as in payment of a fine or penalty
forfeit
The main idea of this story is...
women CAN control their nerves
capturing and holding the attention
arresting
Why did the guests follow the American's instructions for the game?
They wanted the challenge
Which character has the most self control?
the hostess
becoming smaller, drawing together
contracting
another word for
commotion

is...
disturbance
Which type of Irony is this?
A couple appears in court to finalize a divorce, but instead they remarry.
situational
This is what the guests are discussing around the dinner table.
the differences between men & women
The American in the story is someone who specializes in the history of plants & animals.
What is he?
a naturalist
Which type of Irony is this?
verbal
Another word for
veranda
is...
porch
The reactions of the hostess make the colonel's argument seem...
foolish
Which type of Irony is this?
dramatic
Which type of irony is this?
verbal
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