"The Stranger" is a 1921 short story by Katherine Mansfield. It was first published in the London Mercury in January 1921 and later reprinted in "The Garden Party and Other Stories." (From Wikipedia)
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The Stranger, Katherine Mansfield
This passage describes the ship using
Which of the following lines reveals that Mr. Hammond is anxious and excited about his wife’s return?
“They fluttered away like bits of white paper” is an example of
Mansfield uses imagery here to
This video about character development is a good companion to this story. Mansfield does an excellent job of developing Hammond over the course of this story. (This annotation contains a video)
Notice the ongoing references to Janey's smallness, and consider what it says about Hammond that he sees her as small. What are some assumptions that are made about small or slight women? What characteristics do you associate with smallness?
What “danger” is being referred to here?
From this statement we can infer
What characteristic is expressed in this paragraph?
What is the point-of-view in this story?
This line illustrates that
Choose the correct description of Hammond and Janey
Take a moment to consider who the antagonist in this story is by watching this video. (This annotation contains a video)
Based on what you read, what do we know about Janey?
Why is this story called “The Stranger”?
These lines probably mean