Why was Jimmy Valentine pardoned by the governor at the start of the story?
He was innocent and had never cracked a safe in his life.
He had friends on the outside.
He saved the life of a little girl.
The mean old jury had it in for him.
Based on the following sentence, to "disregard" something is to what? "Disregarding the song of the birds, the waving green trees, and the smell of the flowers, Jimmy headed straight for a restaurant."
Which of the following actions is the first clue that Jimmy Valentine is a hero?
At the bus depot, "He tossed a quarter into the hat of a blind man sitting by the door, and boarded his train."
At the prison, he tells the warden "Why, I never cracked a safe in my life."
When he met Annabel Adams, "Jimmy Valentine looked into her eyes, forgot what he was, and became another man."
When he broke open the "unbreakable" safe, and "Agatha, almost collapsed, but safe, was gathered into her mother's arms."
A theme of a story is . A theme must be two things: it must be , and it must be . An example of a good theme for "A Retrieved Reformation" would be you are not defined by your past, but by the choices you make for your future.
The main part of the exposition is .
The main part of the rising action are
The conflict is
The main part of the climax are .
The main part of the falling action are .
The main part of the resolution are
When Jimmy says "I don't understand. I'm representing the New York Amalgamated Short Snap Biscuit Cracker and Frazzled Wheat Company." he is demonstrating verbal irony.
"There he tasted the first sweet joys of liberty in the shape of a broiled chicken" is an example of this literary device: .
"Then an old-fashioned bank-safe in Jefferson City became active and threw out of its crater an eruption of bank-notes amounting to five thousand dollars" is a comparing the bank safe to a .
"Ben Price knew Jimmy's habits. He had learned them while working on the Springfield case. Long jumps, quick get-aways, no confederates, and a taste for good society--these ways had helped Mr. Valentine to become noted as a successful dodger of retribution." is an example of .
"Jimmy Valentine looked into her eyes, forgot what he was, and became another man." is an example of .
In the following sentence, the word "venture" most closely means what? "It had been more than a year now since those last professional "jobs," and he thought he could safely venture out."
a risky or daring journey or undertaking
make a journey, typically of some length
break free from confinement or control
dare to do something that may be dangerous of unpleasant
"A Retrieved Reformation" is told in point of view.
Identify the error in this line of the story: "Lot of nickel-plated shoe-horns in there."
Ben Price arrested Jimmy Valentine.
Identify the error in this line of the story: "And look how clean those tumblers were punched out!"
Identify the error in this line of the story: "It had been more than a year now since those last professional 'jobs' and he thought he could safely venture out."
Identify the error in the following sentence: "He was now dressed in tasteful and well-fitting clothes, he carried his dusted and cleaned suit-case in his hand "
Identify the error in the following sentence: "Pulling out from the wall a folding-bed, Jimmy slid back a panel in the wall and dragged out a dust-covered suit-case."
Where did Jimmy Valentine plan on moving?
Jimmy originally went to Elmore to look for a location to go into business.