Looking For Alaska Angelou Analysis Essay

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1) What is the genre of this story? Are there any other possible genres this story could fall into? The genre of this story is fairy tale. This story could also be fiction and short story. 2) What is the exposition of the story? Summarize it in your own words and provide an example of the text. A king is trying to figure out where his 12 daughters go every night to dance. "Then the king made it known to all the land, that if any person could discover the secret, and find out where it was that the princesses danced in the night, he should have the one he liked best for his wife, and should be king after his death; but whoever tried and did not succeed, after 3 days and nights, should be put to death." The king lets different men try to figure it out in 3 days. If they can figure…show more content…
"They were married that very day and the soldier was chosen to be the kings heir." At the beginning of the story he is a lost soldier but by the end of the story he has solved the mystery and is heir to the throne. 8) Character Sketch: Choose one character from the story and complete a character sketch (description). Remember to include specific details. Your response must be a minimum of 7 sentences. The old soldier: The old soldier is curious about where the princesses go at night and he would like to be king. The old soldier is very determined to find out where the princesses go. The old soldier is conniving. He pretends to drink the wine and fall asleep. He even snores loudly. The old soldier is daring because he is willing to follow the princesses into unknown territory. He is even daring enough to get in the boat with the princess. The old soldier was clever to bring evidence of where the princesses go. "and showed him the three branches and the golden cup he had brought
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