Lenguaje, Gramática y Filologías
The Stranger; Norman Whitney
SANTIAGO ISAZA FERNÁNDEZ
Trabajo presentado al área de:
José María Bravo Márquez
Abril 29 de 2008
Points for understanding
Why was the stranger looking for a hotel?
What was the date?
What was the most beautiful building in Woodend? Did the stranger go to see it?
What did the villagers ladies thing about the stranger?
The stranger came back to Woodend a few weeks later. What was he looking for?
What surprised the villagers on the morning of Monday, 21st December?
Because he needs to spend the night.
He was in October 31st, 1964.
The most beautiful building in Woodend was Church and he didn`t see it.
The ladies thought that he was very good looking man.
He was looking for a house for buying.
The villagers were surprised on the morning of Monday, 21st December for a sign this said: “THE CORNER SHOP” Proprietor: Dave Slatin.
Why did the villagers have a meeting?
Why did Mrs. Harrison think that a village shop was a good idea?
Why did Mr. Hart think the shop was a bad idea?
What did Dave Slatin mean by “villagers products”?
“But what about the money?” said Mr. Hart. What was Dave Slatin`s reply?
Why did Dave Slatin need an assistant? Who was the new assistant?
Because all they wanted to talk about the new shop.
Because she thought that Woodend was very quiet and this one needs it.
Because he thought that the shop could cause big problems among the villagers.
He wanted to mean that all villagers could sell their own products. Products that they made with their hands.
They were pleased because they were going to earn much money.
He replied: “You`ll bring your things to me and I`ll sell them for you, I`ll keep some of the profit. You`ll have the rest”.
Mr. Harrison said: “I never go to Lidney now.” Why did she go to Lidney?
Who sometimes helped Anna at the Corner Shop?
Lots of visitors came to Woodend. Why were the villagers pleased?
Where did Dave Slatin live?
One door in the Corner Shop was always locked. What was written on the notice on this door? Did Anna ever go into this room?
Because at the Corner Shop sold everything good and cheap.
Her friend Peter.
Because they were making a lot of money.
He lived in a flat above the shop.
“Especial Orders only: Keep out.” Anna never went there.
Who was Greta Gordon? What did she want?
Anna noticed that Greta Gordon had beautiful hands. What did Anna see on Greta Gordon`s fingers?
What did Dave Slatin take Greta Gordon?
Why did Anna want to speak to Peter?
When Greta Gordon came back to the front of the shop, Anna asked her, “What`s wrong?” Why did Anna ask this question?
Greta Gordon asked Anna to do something. What did she ask Anna and why was Anna disappointment?
Greta Gordon held Anna`s hands. What did Anna notice about Greta Gordon`s fingers?
Greta Gordon was a very beautiful film star. She wanted to talk with Dave.
Anna saw a diamond's ring.
Dave took Greta Gordon to the special order's room.
Because she wanted to tell him about Greta Gordon.
Because she noticed that Greta Gordon was crying, she had her eyes red and with some tears.
Greta asked Anna no say nothing abut her visit to the corner shop. Anna was disappointed because she wanted to tell about this one.
Anna noticed that Greta Gordon doesn't have her ring anymore.
Anna asked Dave Slatin about Greta Gordon. What was his reply?
Anna kept her promise. Who had Anna made the promise to? What was the promise?
Why did Anna and Peter need money?
Anna and Peter did not go out together on Saturdays. What did each of them do?
Who was Joanna Leigh and what had happened to her?
Why was Greta Gordon lucky?
His replied was: “I don't want to talk about her”.
Anna had promised to Greta Gordon no talk about her.
Because they wanted to get married.
On Saturday Peter played football and Anna often went to the cinema.
Joanna Leigh was a star of beautiful woman, and she had broken her arm.
Because she will now be the star of Beautiful Woman.
Anna often thought about Greta Gordon`s visit to the Corner Shop. What did she ask herself?
Anna was living two lives. What does this sentence mean?
Anna wanted to go with Dave Slatin, but she was worried about Peter.
Where had Dave asked her to go?
Why was Anna worried about Peter?
What was Dave`s reply to Anna`s worry about Peter?
Why did Peter not know about Anna`s day with Dave?
Dave thanked Anna and kissed her. Was Anna pleased or not?
She asked herself “Why had Greta Gordon come to the corner shop?”
This sentence means that Anna lived one live in the day and another at night, she loved peter, but she likes Dave too.
a) He asked her to go anywhere maybe to Lidney.
b) Because she thought that maybe peter wouldn`t like it.
c) He replied that peter was always busy on Saturday.
Because he was playing cricked.
She was very pleased, for her that kiss was wonderful.
Anna liked Dave, and Peter was her fiancé. What were the differences between the two men in:
Taking Anna out?
Why had Mr. Hart invited some people to his house?
One evening the bell rang after Anna locked the shop
Who was outside?
What did he have in his hand?
What did he want?
Why did Anna wait until half past five?
Anna left the shop. Where did she go and what did she do?
Anna stopped the young man and said: “You`ve forgotten something”
What did the young man forgotten?
Why was Anna frightened when she saw the young man`s face?
What did the young man do?
What three questions did Anna ask herself about the young man`s visit?
a) Peter was younger than Dave
b) Dave had more money than Peter.
c) Dave took out Anna and Peter didn`t do it.
Because he wanted that some of them watched the soccer match.
a) A young man.
b) A small case.
c) He wanted to talk with Dave.
Because she wanted to know what was happening.
She turned around the shop and she wanted until half past five.
a) He had forgotten his case.
b) Because he had his face white.
c) He asked her that left alone him
-“Why had the young man come to the Corner Shop?”
-“What was his special order?”
-“Why he had left his small case with Dave Slatin?”
Mr. Hart and his friends were watching TV. What was Anna doing?
What was the name of the player who scored three goals?
What happened to Brian Thomas, the goalkeeper?
Anna left the room during the TV interview. She was frightened. Why was she frightened?
She was helping in the kitchen making tea.
Brian Thomas injured his neck.
Because she was met to Mike Bailey the day before in the Corner Shop.
Dave Slatin invited Anna to go away with him for the weekend. Where to?
Before Anna agreed to go with Dave Slatin, she wanted to known about something.
What question did Anna ask Dave Slatin?
What was his reply?
Anna wanted to ask Dave Slatin More questions. What did he say?
He invited to Anna to London.
a) “Why do people come to see you?”
b) “They need help. And I give… no, I sell help to them. That`s all!”
“One question! I`ve answered your question”.
Where was Peter on Saturday?
Anna wanted to speak to Peter.
What did she want to tell him?
Why was she not able to speak to him?
He was in Woodend
a) She wanted to tell him about Greta Gordon and Mike Bailey.
b) Because she left alone.
Anna was unhappy, but she wanted to the shop every day. Why?
A man came into the shop carrying a briefcase.
What letters were printed on the briefcase?
Who did the man want to see?
The man told Anna his name.
What did the man say his name was?
How did Anna find out that he was lying?
What the man`s name?
“You can go home now”, Dave Slatin told Anna. What did Anna do?
“I`ll go and get it for you” Anna said to the man
What was Anna going to get?
What did the man do?
Because she was waiting for another special customer.
a) It had the letters A.R.I.C.S.
b) He wanted to see Mr. Slatin.
a) He said Arthur Roberts.
b) He knew that he was lying because Dave said: “Good morning Mr. Riseman.”
c) The man's name was Mr. Riseman.
Anna waited, she didn't leave the shop.
a) Anna was going to get the briefcase.
b) The man held her wrists.
After Mr. Riseman visited the shop, Anna was waiting for something. What was she waiting for?
All the three Special Customers left something. What did each one leave?
Anna still wanted to find out what the other three letters on Riseman`s briefcase stood for.
What were these three letters?
What did Anna decide to do?
Anna found the answers to her problem at Paddington Station.
Where did she the answer?
What was the answer?
Anna tried to speak to Mr. Riseman on the telephone.
Where was Mr. Riseman?
Where was he going in an hour`s time?
How was he going to travel?
Later the afternoon, Anna read about a plane crash in her newspaper.
Who had been killed in the plane crash?
Why was Mr. Riseman lucky?
Anna was waiting for some news about Mr. Riseman.
Greta Gordon had left the diamonds ring, Mike Bailey Had left his case and Mr. Riseman had left his briefcase.
a) The three letters were: I.C.S.
b) She decided to go to London and find Arthur Riseman.
a) She saw the answer on a huge advertisement.
b) The answer was: International computer services.
a) He was in a meeting.
b) He was flying to Switzerland.
c) He was going to travel by plane.
a) Mr. Alfred Gluck the chairman.
Because he was the vice chairman, so he will be the new Chairman, and in other way he was alive because he didn't get on the plane.
Who was the new Chairman of I.C.S.?
Why did Anna not sleep that night?
Why was Anna able to go into the Special Orders room?
In one of the boxes, Anna found some old clothes. What did she find under the clothes?
In the Special Orders room, Anna found a beautiful doll, a model aeroplane and a football book with pictures in it. What was wrong with these three things?
Mr. Riseman was the new Chairman of I.C.S.
Because she was thinking about Dave Slatin and the Special Orders.
Because Dave Slatin got in his car and drove off, she was alone and the room wasn`t locked.
She did find lots of British, French and American money.
The doll had a broken arm. In the football book, some pictures of footballers were all torn. The model aeroplane and the little cars were broken.
Why had the door to the Special Orders room been left unlocked?
Who had given Dave Slatin the money and the diamonds?
“This is Joanna Leigh”, said Dave Slatin, holding the beautiful doll.
Who was Joanna Leigh?
What happened to her?
Dave Slatin pointed to the photograph in the football book.
Who was the footballer in the photograph?
What did happen to the photograph?
What did happen to the footballer?
Anna knew the answer, but she was too afraid to speak.
What was Dave Slatin holding in his hand?
What question did he ask Anna?
What was the answer to his question?
Dave Slatin offered Anna money and diamonds.
What did he ask Anna to give him?
What was his reply?
Because Dave Slatin wanted Anna did go there.
His Special Customers.
a) She was an actress.
b) She broken his arm.
a) The footballer in the photograph was Brian Thomas.
b) It was torn.
c) He broken his neck.
a) He held Anna`s arm.
b) “Marry me, Anna. Don`t marry Peter, marry me.”
c) She said: “No, no.”
a) He told that Anna what going to given him children.
b) She was telling “Let me go. Let me go.”
Why was Peter not able to speak to Anna?
The flames reached Dave Slatin. What did the villagers see he was doing?
What happened to Anna?
Because Anna want too ill in bed.
When the flames reached, Dave Slatin was laughing.
Anna was dead.