Hands

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Section A. Number One.
The short story “Hands” written by author Sherwood Anderson is a story about a former school teacher named Wing Biddlebaum, with a troubled past. The story is narrated by his friend George. Wing, you see, has no control over the nervous movement of his hands. This has been a source of embarrassment for him since he relocated to the small conservative town he lives in. In an earlier part of his life, Wing taught at an all-boys school. He was gentle man, touched the boys shoulders and hair. This turned out to be misconstrued by one of the boys. The boy had dreams about his teacher and himself. When he told his father, he searched Wing out and beat him up. Is he a child molester is left to interpretation.
After the beating from the father, Wing decided that his hands were the offending part. He started fidgeting them and never stopped until one day he was having a lively conversation with George about dreaming and thinking of more than the narrow minded town allowed. Wing touched George for the first time ever. Wing was completely freaked out by this and ran away in horror. Okay, but can you clearly identify the climax? What is the resolution? 20
Section B. Number 3.
The theme of "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner is that people should let go of the past, and live in the present. Our first evidence is Emily lived in the past in her very old house, which she didn’t think she had to pay property taxes on.
Second, she even didn't believe the sheriff in front of her is the "real" sheriff, so that she talked to him as talk to the Colonel who has died for almost ten years "See Colonel Sartoris. I have no taxes in Jefferson." This does not quite make sense.
Third was the fact that Miss Emily had kept her father's dead body inside the house and didn't allow him to be buried. She has lived under his control for…...

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