A winning game
Listening to a lively rock song
The conflict is resolved
The climax of the story occurs
The conflict is revealed
The story's conflict escalates
He is too interested in finding out who will win because he loves competition
He is busy doing his job which is based in observation/he was observing which caused him to notice the hostess' face
He instinctively senses the danger that is to follow
He wants to prove he has the most control of all the guests
Government attaches and wives
Army officers and wives
Colonial official and wife
All the women screamed when the cobra exited the room
All the men screamed when the cobra exited the room
No one was aware that the milk was put on the verandah by the woman
It appears that the man handled the situation when he slammed the door
He doesn't want to appeart unable to control himself
He doesn't want to embarrass the hostess
He would reveal too much about his love for snakes to the other guests
He is afraid the cobra would strike if the other guests panic
These differences can only be determined on an individual basis ~ whether men or women are involved.
All women scream when they're afraid.
All men scream when they're afraid.
Men are insensitive and women are sensitive
He observed the servants bring the milk
Watching the hostess' face suddenly become tense
His participation in the conversation about which sex has the most control
Scanning each corner of the room in search of the snake
Snakes can be scary/stay away from them!
Naturalists have an interesting job and can learn lots about others by watching them
The person you see take action is always in charge/be a keen observer!
Use caution in making snap judgeents until you have all the evidence./do not stereotype
Deciding whether to cheat on a test
Your 4-wheeler tearing up and needing to be fixed
Surviving without shelter during a thunderstorm
Getting a ticket for speeding because you were, indeed, speeding
The man had the most control
The man was in charge from the beginning
The woman took control in the very beginning
It was unwise for the man to have the guests play the quiet game
A phrase that is worded in a crazy sort of way and you have to wonder about its meaning
When a symbol stands for - or represents - something else
A phrase that doesn't mean what it literally says - you have to think deeper to understand its meaning
When a statement is difficult to understand
The spirited conversation between the colonel and the lady/which led to the realization that the woman had been in charge
The events that took place during the exposition/and realizing that the hostess was really in charge
The events that took place at the climax of the story/when the naturalist jumped up and slammed the door closed
The reaction of the naturalist to seeing the hostess' face, and observed the boy taking the milk to the verandah/and was looking for where the snake might be
Internal Conflict ----man vs. himself and External Conflict - man vs man
External Conflict --man vs. society and Internal Conflict - man vs. nature
Internal Conflict --man vs. nature, man vs. man, & man vs. society
External - man vs nature, man vs. man, & man vs society
The setting is a dinner party, and without a dinner party there would not be a table
The setting is in India, and if the dinner party were not in India the cobra would not be as likely to be a threat to people.
The setting was not really all that important, a dinner party could take place anywhere in the world which makes the setting a universal sort of place.
This short story is set in a house and without it being in a house there would be no veranda..
"The Dinner Party" is written in 1st person point of view and that's important because we see the events purely from the naturalist's point of view.
"The Dinner Party" is written from the 2nd Person Point of View and that's important because we are instructed as to what to think about the characters.
"The Dinner Party" is written in 3rd Person Point of View and that's important because we see the events from the cobra's point of view.
"The Dinner Party" is written from Third Person Point of View and that's important because we see the events from a narrator's point of view and not simply one person's (within the story) point of view.
The woman's face changes, she tells the boy to bring milk, and the naturalist figures out what's going on/slams the door and protects everyone
The argument between the colonel and young woman, the naturalist figuring out there's a problem through observing the hostess/seeing milk being taken out/counting/slamming door, the colonel believing he was right because a man (the naturalist) kept his cool, then the naturalist clarifying/asking the hostess how SHE knew there was a snake in the room and her revelation that it had been on her foot
The argument between the man/woman, then the hostess telling the boy to bring milk, then the naturalist counting to 300 and slamming the door, then the colonel pointing out that a man had been in control of himself
The setting was India at a dinner party and there was an argument, then a revelation that the woman had been in charge all along
1st Person Point of View
2nd Person Point of View
3rd Person Point of View
4th Person Point of View