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1. Cite one underlying message of Robert Day's story, "I Am a Famous Writer."

2. The narrative tense used in "Off the Map" is not very common. Identify it and discuss how effective it was in telling the story.

3. Discuss your interpretation of the ending of the poem, "Traveling East."