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  • 1. FROM CHILDHOOD
  • 2. ANECDOTE
    • An anecdote is a short story about an event that really happened.
    • EXAGGERATION: is describing something as more than it really is.
  • 3. VOCABULARY
    • PRESUMED: (verb) Thought something was true; past tense of presume.
    • FEEBLEMINDED (adj.) dumb.
  • 4. Vocabulary…
    • FLYWEIGHTS (noun) boxers who weight no more than 112 pounds.
    • APOLOGY: (noun) act of saying one is sorry for doing something wrong.
  • 5. Vocabulary….
    • MACHETE: (noun) large knife.
    • PHYSICS: (noun) science of how matter and energy act together .
    • RECONCILIATION: (noun) act of getting back together after a fight of argument.
  • 6. THINK IT THROUGH
    • Does Bill and Russell’s fight remind you of anyuthing you’ve done or heard? Explain
    • What excuses does Bill give for the noise he and Russell make?
      • Russel fell out of bed having a bad dream.
  • 7.
    • How do Bill and Russell brak the bed?
        • Jumping on it.
    • Suppose the story continued. Tell what would happen next.
      • Bill would probably respond to Russell’s statement, and another fight would begin.
  • 8.
    • Do you think Bill really thinks his father will believe his excuses?
      • Yes, Bill is naive. No, knows how his father will react.
    • Pick a passage from the story you thought was funny. Find a sentence in the story that contain exaggeration.

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