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WMS Mrs. Davis
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Thank You M'am notes
Notes for short story Thank You M'am
Characters and Traits:
: fourteen or fifteen, thin,
character trait: honest
example from the story: When Ms Jones asked him, "If I turn you loose will you run?" Roger said,"Yes".
character trait: feels guilty for trying to steal purse
example from the story: "Lady, I'm sorry."
character trait: wants to be trusted
example from the story: "The boy took care to sit away from the purse. He did not want to be mistrusted now."
Roger struggles with the kindness, care and trust that he gets from a woman he tries to rob. (Person v. Person)
Roger struggles with wanting something, and choosing between right and wrong to get it. (Person v. Self)
Ms Luella Bates Washington Jones -
character trait: strong and confident
example from the story: " She reached down and picked the boy up by the front, shook him until his teeth rattled."
character trait: caring; helpful
example from the story: "You ought to be my son. I would teach you right from wrong. Least I can do right now is to wash your face. Are you hungry?"
character trait: trusting
example from the story: " The woman did not watch to see if he would run , nor did she watch her purse."
Ms Jones' conflict
Ms Jones struggles with the act of being robbed, (person v. person) and
admitting to a stranger that she also did things she wasn't proud of when she was younger. (person v. self)
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