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Q1. From whose point of view is "Homesick" narrated? What is the effect of this point of view on the story? The story is told from Lin Nai-Nai's perspective so that it is easier for the reader to see how unreasonable Jean is being. The story is told from Jean's point of view to make it easier for the author to set up the conflict. The story is told from Jean's mother's point of view to emphasize how strange it is for the whole family to be so far from home. The story is told from Jean's point of view to highlight her inner conflict and to better illustrate the theme of the story. Q2. How does the style in "Breathes There the Man" differ from that in "Homesick"? The style of the poem is more carefree and fluid. The style of the poem is more formal and rigid. The style of the poem is narrative. They are exactly the same. Q3. In the story, Negi's sisters are not made to help gather firewood or cook. What can you infer from this? They are spoiled. They are too young to do much work. They are not really her sisters. They are rude. Q4. Read the passage: The floor was a patchwork of odd-shaped wooden slats that rose in the middle and dipped toward the front and back doors, where they butted against shiny, worn thresholds. Papi nailed new boards under Mami's treadle sewing machine, and under their bed, but the floor still groaned and sagged to the corners, threatening to collapse and bring the house down with it. What do you understand after reading this passage? The family is living in a basic shack, which is what they can afford. The house is better than the last one they lived in. Their mother is snobbish. Their family is well off. Q5. Where do the termites that cover Negi come from? the forest the holes in the dirt floor one of the boards from the floor a bush

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Latko613

In the story, Negi's sisters are not made to help gather firewood or cook. This is because they are spoiled.  The termites that cover Negi come from one of the boards from the floor.  after reading this passage, I can conclude that The family is living in a basic shack, which is what they can afford. 

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