The Stolen Party: Text and Questions

Hello! Follow this link to the text of The Stolen Party.

Good show. I hope you enjoyed the story. One of the central themes is social roles and knowing one’s place in society. What does this story reveal about social conventions? Stew on these thoughts for a moment before you tackle one of the two questions below:

1. What does the juxtaposition of Rosaura and the fat boy reveal about social conventions? Think about how the magician treats them . . .

2. Pick two characters to juxtapose and interpret what this reveals about the theme of “knowing one’s place in society”.

Write your response in your Writer’s Notebook.

Write the point in red.

Write the proof in blue.

Write the comment in green.

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