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  1. 1. HOME HOME written by: Gwendolyn Brooks
  2. 2. Title: Home Theme: Our Home Prepared by: Maryam Kanani Date: 2015/05/05 Summary of the Story The story called 'Home' by Gwendolyn Brooks is a tragic story of a family losing their house. The climax of the story is when, Papa and his family were about to lose their ancestral home, due to undergoing money distress. Although the story's central theme is on losing the shelter, much of it deals with the dialogue between Maud Martha and her family. Moreover, the story can also be compared with the modern time economic situation. In a nutshell, the story is a taught tight edition of Miss Brooks and her creative writing about a family's struggle to regain their old home.
  3. 3. Glossary: 1- porch: balcony 2- Jardinière: vase 3- Fern: bracken 4- Obstinate: bold 5- shaft: axle 6- Graceful: agreeable 7- Firing: butt shaft 8- Gazed: stare 9- saffron: crocus 10- parlor: drawing room 11- Drag on: go on too long 12- Hang out: dangle 13- rein: halter 14- staccato: not smoothly 15- lot: piece

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