CAHSEE ELA 7.4 Characteristics

CAHSEE ELA 7.4 Characteristics. Which of the following best describes the narrator?

CAHSEE ELA: ReadingCharacteristics
CAHSEE ReadingCharacteristics
LanguageEnglish Language
Narrative AnalysisCharacter Traits

Transcript

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The narrator isn't going to come right out and say, "I'm respectful!" or "I'm melodramatic!"

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We're going to have to piece together the clues and solve this case on our own.

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Let's take 'em one by one.

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Is the narrator... happy?

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If she is, she has a funny way of showing it. All she does is express her disappointment

00:45

and frustration... so we can be certain she isn't smiling from ear to ear.

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Respectful? Uh, no. She's giving the subject of this narration about as much respect as

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Rodney Dangerfield used to get.

01:01

Caring? Well, she certainly seems to care about complaining. But... in the sense that

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we usually think about "caring?" Nope. Well, then by process of elimination it looks

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like we're left with "melodramatic."

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If we weren't entirely sure what that word meant...

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...we could hopefully spot the "dramatic" in there.

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Melodramatic means "exaggerated" or "overemotional."

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Yep. Describes the speaker to a T.

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Our answer is D.

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As in, "Drama queen."