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The Getaway

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What is the setting of The Getaway? Texas in a diner at midnight
Who is the protagonist of The Getaway? the narrator and the old boy
Who is the antagonist of The Getaway? the two robbers
What is an example of direct characterization for the old boy? the narrator tells the reader that the old boy behind the counter is a loser...that the old boy means well
What is an example of indirect characterization about the old boy? He is smart. He repaired the phone. He also tricks the robbers into believing there is a bridge that crosses into Mexico.
What is an example of indirect characterization about the narrator? He is judgmental ~ he only sees the outside of people. The narrator thinks the old boy is a loser and not very smart based upon the way the old boy looked.
person vs. person conflict The robbers took the money from the old boy.
person vs. self conflict The old boy has to decide whether to tell the robbers the truth.
What is an example of foreshadowing in The Getaway? After the narrator says the old boy is a loser and suggests the people feel sad for losers, the narrator tells the reader not to feel too sad. This FORESHADOWS that the old boy will do something to show he is NOT a loser.
What is an example of suspense in The Getaway? When the robbers run to the car and shoot the narrator's tires.
At first, who did the narrator think the two men were? He thought they were businessmen.
When did the old boy say he first thought that the men were criminals? When he saw their shoulder holsters.
At the end of the story is the counterman a loser or a winner? The old man is a winner. He is really smart because he tricks the robbers and they are caught by the police
Why did the men cut the telephone line? So the old boy would not call the police.
What is the point of view of The Getaway? 1st person
What is an example of irony in The Getaway? The robbers thought the old boy was helping them escape to Mexico but the old boy tricked them and they were caught by the police.
Created by: traceypayne
 

 



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