English B Short Story Sample Essay Question

Ten (10) marks are also allocated for structure, development and competence.  Setting plays a significant part in the development of the storyline in ‘Berry’ and ‘Mom Luby and the Social Worker’.  For EACH story: a.       Describe the setting  (8 marks) b.      Show how the writer uses descriptive language to develop the setting. (8 marks) c.…

Analysis of Berry by Langston Hughes

Summary Berry is about a young black man called Millberry Jones who is employed at Dr. Renfield’s Home for Crippled Children. He was reluctantly employed by Mrs. Osborn, the housekeeper, because the Scandinavian kitchen boy had left without notice, leaving her no choice in hiring Berry. Her reluctance to hire Berry stemmed from his race, which initiated questions such as…