Tanjung Rhu Essay

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 SET 1 1. Read the extract from the short story Tanjong Rhu. Then answer the questions. ‘Edward’, she said, crossing her legs, ‘come and join us?’ He refused, and was just turning away, when she noticed the binoculars he was holding, And asked what they were. ‘Oh, these,’ he said. ‘I bought theme today. For the children’. He could not think of anything better to say. (p.20) a) Who does the pronoun ‘us’ refer to? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… b) Why do you think Edward or Mr Li refuses to join them? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… c) In your opinion, why didn’t Edward tell the truth about the binoculars he bought for his mother? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… d) What does this incident reveal about the relationship of these two characters? ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 2. Writing Task HOTS a) If you could change one part of the story, which would you change? Give reasons for your decision. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… b) Describe a character in the short story Tanjong Rhu who displays an admirable quality. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… ………………………………………………………………………………………………………  SET 2 1. Read the extract from the short story Tanjong Rhu. Then answer the questions.

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