Marigolds, a beautiful flower and a beautiful story of coming of age. Students practiced their analytical skills while discussing amazing quotes from the story. "Innocence involves an unseeing acceptance of things at face value, and ignorance of the area below the surface." This is a perfect quote that address the challenges of coming of age and some of the issues of learning to analyze literature.
As we begin our analytical journey, we are looking at the surface, accepting ideas at face value and with out question. As we develop our skills and experience life, our eyes open and we are able to see below the surface.
Homework - Answer questions 1-12. Be sure to fully read the questions before you answer them. Restate the question in the answer and use textual evidence.