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The Yellow Sweater

English Project -
by

Jennifer Grenier

on 18 October 2012

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Transcript of The Yellow Sweater

The Yellow
Sweater -Hugh Garner " Something about her reminded
him of his eldest daughter [...].
In his mind's eye he could see
the photograph of his daughter
Shirley that hung on the wall of
the living room. It had been
taken with a colour camera,
and in it Shirley was wearing
a bright yellow sweater." Quotation business man - way back home
4 hours left
complain hitchhikers
lazy bums -live o people taxes
young woman walking
slowdown a little bit
Looks like someone he knows
Enters in the car
Tries to entertain a conversation
starts to have bad thoughts (affair)
Looks sad - he brings her beside him.
Afraid - screams
starts running - not follow her
entered in another car
had forget suitcase
open it - finds letters, photography,
Yellow Sweater. Summary Power
Male dominance Interpretation of the themes " Something about her reminded him of his eldest daughter [...]. In his mind's eye he could see the photograph of his daughter Shirley that hung on the wall of the living room. It had been taken with a colour camera, and in it Shirley was wearing a bright yellow sweater." (p.129, paragraph 20). Quotations &
Significance of the story Litterary Current
of the time Fragility
Innocence Physiognomy of success
Questioning her
He acts like he cares He wants other to think
she is her mistress
she would want this forever Accepts the ride of a stranger
she looks small, fragile and shy
Very troubled when he asks about her last relationship, she starts screaming of fear
The conformability switch
to fright and she run away " Something about her reminded him of his eldest daughter [...]. In his mind's eye he could see the photograph of his daughter Shirley that hung on the wall of the living room. It had been taken with a colour camera, and in it Shirley was wearing a bright yellow sweater."
Reminds him of his daughter

Ignore these feelings

The yellow sweater - the innocence

Special meaning

Guilt

Bad thing in the past.
Symbolism -Realism

-the wars

-the themes

-imagery Contrasm MAN - YOUNG WOMAN YOUNG WOMAN - MAN SWITCH THANK YOU ! :)
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