The grrifin and the minor canon


This assignment is due on February 11th

The Griffin and the Minor Canon (

The assignment for this short story is to answer interpretive questions.  Interpretive questions ask for your opinion, based on the facts you obtained by reading the story.  Usually a factual question and answer asks you to look only for one or two facts, but an interpretive answer requires a different kind of thinking.  Interpretive answers require inferences from what is stated directly.  That means you have to infer the answer from the facts you gained in the reading of the story.

Here is an example of an interpretive question followed by an interpretive answer from this same short story:  

Are we meant to regard the Griffin as a good monster?  

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