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Broadways Premières - Worksheet on 'Plans' – page 14

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Type of document an extract from a novel / a book; a dialogue, a conversation
Source/origin a novel entitled 'AmericanDreams'
Author John JAKES
First published in 1998
Type of narrative a third-person narrative (narrator?)
Setting an office, in Chicago (USA) at the turn of the 19th century
Number of characterspresent two
Their first names Joe and Fritzi
Their surname/family name CROWN
How they relate to each other they're a father and his daughter

2. Using the tool-box page 15, complete thissummary

The scene ____________________ place in Joe Crown's ____________________. Fritzi has just broken the ____________________ to her ____________________: she is going to ____________________ herfamily to become an ____________________ in ____________________. Her father disapproves of her ____________________. He thinks she's running ____________________. In his opinion, her place should beat ____________________, looking after her husband and her ____________________.

3. In the following lines, circle 2 words which are synonyms. See the context for help

L.8 in a fine mood / in agood mood / in a bad mood
l.24 calm / angry / relaxed
l.24 friendly / antagonistic / unfriendly
l.28 dubious / risky / safe
l. 31 old-fashioned / conventional / unconventional
l.33 filthy /dirty / marvelous
l.33 steady / controlled / agitated
l.34 dangerous / safe / healthy
l.35 adamant / hesitant / determined
l.37 thoughtful / kind / selfish
l.44 a raving beauty / an ugly duckling /a top-model
l.45 underrate / overestimate / underestimate

4. Use a dictionary and look up these words

adamant
amazed
apprehensive
astonished
bold
brave
contemptuous
critical
defiantdetermined
distrustful
fearless
independent
outraged
outspoken
paternalistic
pessimistic
prejudiced
rebellious
relaxed
resolute
scornful
shocked
single
speechless
straighforward...
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