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  1. Short Stories Inference and Irony

  2. Educated guess • inference

  3. What is a contrast between what is expected and what actually happens? • Situational irony

  4. Opposite of depreciate • Increase in value

  5. weakness • languor

  6. We sent Tina our ______ on her grandmother’s death. • condolences

  7. O Henry has a quote that means life is sad. What does he compare life to? • Sobs, sniffles, and smiles – but mostly sniffles

  8. In which story does Della want to buy Jim a present, but has very little money? • The Gift of the Maji

  9. What did Della do consistently to try to save money? • Pinched every penny she could from the tight budget

  10. Which story’s setting is a large American city around 1905? • Gift of the Maji

  11. What do you know about Ulrich at the beginning of the story? • He is angry and wants to find his enemy

  12. Describe Jim from The Gift of the Maji. • Serious and responsible

  13. Which story’s mood at the beginning is dark and foreboding? • The Interlopers

  14. What was surprising about Madame Sofronie? • She didn’t look like her name – she wasn’t elegant, but very ordinary in appearance

  15. Because he suspects Georg will be poaching in the forest, what does Ulrich do? • Go into the woods

  16. Why were the combs Jim bought useless? • Della had cut her hair

  17. Why does Ulrich cry out in joy? • He sees the figures coming down the hill

  18. Why is the ending of The Interlopers surprising? • Figures in the woods aren’t who they appear to be

  19. What ironic situation do the men in The Interlopers find themselves in? • Pinned together under a tree instead of fighting each other

  20. Name a point in the story when you start to see that Ulrich is feeling more friendly towards Georg. • Offers him a drink from his wine flask

  21. Why is Georg’s description of the two men’s new life as friends ironic? • No one will believe him

  22. What is the mood of The Interlopers at the end? • grim

  23. Who/what were the interlopers? • wolves