· Explain how Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour" is considered revolutionary and ahead of its time.
· Explain how Kate Chopin uses irony in "The Story of an Hour."
· Explain how Toni Morrison uses one of the following motifs in "Recitatif": mothers, clothing, or food.
· Discuss one of these themes of "Recitatif": class, power, friendship.
· Explain at least two symbols found in "The Lottery."
· Explain how "The Lottery" may have been based on real-life events.