Texas EOC English 2: 1.3 Understanding and Analysis of Literary Texts

English II EOC AssessmentLiterary Texts
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Reading LiteratureAnalyze a point of view or cultural experience in world literature
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Texas EOC English IIUnderstanding and Analysis of Literary Texts
Texas EOC Level IITexas EOC English II

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were skimming way love this ready guys The author describes

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stepan's dream and his recollection of his current troubles for

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the purposes of what And hear the pendulum giving Oh

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poor step on Well we can almost picture and sleeping

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on the couch dreaming a happy dream then waken up

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and remembering that he's in big trouble with his wife

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So why does the narrator bother to tell us about

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stepan's dream bubble being burst Wellchoice a sort of makes

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sense but we don't see stepan's thoughts per se We

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do see his dream in his reflection on that dream

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but we don't get to eavesdrop on too many things

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That step on is actually thinking if we peeked in

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when stepan was thinking about that french nanny well this

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book might be filed in a totally different section We're

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going to say nada choice beat although the dream does

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Seem to be a glimpse into stepan's carefree life before

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the affair Well that's not what the author is trying

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to show us And he is a definite no Just

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because stepan has a dream about a fancy party doesn't

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mean that he has an unrealistic attitude about life even

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though he does seem a little too excited about those

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glass tables A hand option C is the best answer

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The author is setting up a contrast between the current

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reality of stefan's messed up marriage and a happy dream

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of a fancy party with glass tables glass tables for

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those who loved eat dinner while staring at each other's 00:01:37.306 --> [endTime] feet