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    • FROM CHILDHOOD
    • ANECDOTE
      • An anecdote is a short story about an event that really happened.
      • EXAGGERATION: is describing something as more than it really is.
    • VOCABULARY
      • PRESUMED: (verb) Thought something was true; past tense of presume.
      • FEEBLEMINDED (adj.) dumb.
    • Vocabulary…
      • FLYWEIGHTS (noun) boxers who weight no more than 112 pounds.
      • APOLOGY: (noun) act of saying one is sorry for doing something wrong.
    • 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.
    • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.