By Franz Kafka
These diaries conceal the years 1910 to 1923, the 12 months ahead of Kafka’s dying on the age of 40. they supply a penetrating check out existence in Prague and into Kafka’s money owed of his desires, his emotions for the daddy he worshipped and the lady he couldn't deliver himself to marry, his feel of guilt, and his emotions of being an outcast. they give an account of a lifetime of nearly insufferable intensity.
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QUESTIONS FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION 1. Do you think that Robin and his men will be happy in their new roles? Explain your answer. 2. This chapter ends very happily, with the marriage of Robin and Marian. Should the book end here also, or should the next chapter, which describes their deaths, be included? 39 STUDY QUESTIONS FOR CHAPTER 21 1. Why is Robin Hood not really happy with his new life as the Earl of Huntington? What does he do to try to change his mood? 2. Explain what happens to Marian. 3.
The mood of a story is the atmosphere, the way it makes the reader feel. Although the mood of many of the Robin Hood tales is light and cheerful, here it turns dark and ominous. What details make this so? 3. Do you think Robin Hood should have listened to his men and avoided the tournament? Why or why not? 35 STUDY QUESTIONS FOR CHAPTER 17 1. How are Robin’s men disguised in preparation for the rescue? 2. What news does the palmer tell David of Doncaster? 3. Explain what David notices about the palmer’s feet.
Tyranny 55 VOCABULARY LIST 3 - EXERCISES Part I. Choose the best word from your vocabulary list to fill in the blanks in each sentence. You may have to add an ending to the verbs. 1. The Sheriff’s daughter may have been quite ____________, but Robin clearly preferred fair Maid Marian. 2. While King Richard was fighting the Crusades, England suffered the ____________ of his brother’s rule. 3. After the king’s return, Robin Hood had to ____________ his life as an outlaw in the greenwood to serve Richard at court.
Diaries, 1910-1923 (Schocken Classics Series) by Franz Kafka