17. Write answers in paragraphs in response to two of the following questions. Each answer should be approximately 200 words. Support your answer with specific references to Still Stands the House. Organize your ideas to express them clearly and coherently.
a) The house is a dominant symbol that looms over Still Stands the House as if it were a character itself.
What does the house symbolize? Support your answer with two references to the play.
b) This play has several strong themes. Identify one of them. How does the symbol of the house contribute to the theme? Support your answer with two references to the play.
c) Identify one character trait of Hester or Ruth. How has the playwright used dialogue effectively to …show more content…
The message they are trying to create ties in with each of the plays focus. The Farm Show focuses more on a rural area, with farmers and the animals that tie in with their work. The Farm Show is a focus on the life of farmers in Ontario, and the kinds of work and scenarios most farmers would find themselves in. In the Drawer Boy, Morgan tells Miles, the writer about what kind of money farmers like him receive with how much work they do every day. According to Morgan, Miles as a writer makes more money than Morgan who works every day for long hours to produce crop and milk and eggs for stores and a small amount to feed himself. The