Working with a short story

Read the short story by Irish author Bernadette M. Smyth attached on the right. Then consider the following questions:

  1. What is the setting and who are the characters at the beginning of the story?
  2. What do they talk about?
  3. At what point does the story begin to change? What are the clues that reveal this change?
  4. How does the story end? Were you surprised?

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