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Beginning, Middle, and End

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    Beginning, Middle, and End<table class="s_table"> <tbody> <tr> <td><br /> <p><img src="" alt="" width="723" height="559" id="" title="" /></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p><span style="font-size: 18px;">Yes, the image above this is kind of dorky, but it's exactly what I want you to focus on.  When we read a short story, the beginning, middle, and end are fairly obvious.  That's basically summarizing the story.  But a novel is different; novels tend to have lots of events.  Looking for the main beginning, middle, and end is like looking <em>into the mind</em> of the author and asking the question- what did that author start with?</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 18px;">In this discussion board, please try to identify the <strong>main</strong> beginning, middle, and end of <span style="text-decoration: underline;">The Homework Machine</span>.  <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Copy and paste the following into your post, then fill out what basically happens in the novel we read</span>:</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: large;">In the beginning-</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">In the middle-</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: large;">At the end-</span></li> </ul> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="text-align: center;"><em><span style="font-size: 16px;">Is the discussion board blank?  This discussion is set up so that you can fill out your response without seeing the distracting (and inferior) posts of other students.</span></em></p>

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