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LITERATURECLASS
Themajorityofthesepostingsarefromtheinternet.Someofthemareuneditedwhilesomeofthem
are.IjustscouredtheinternetformaterialthatIthoughtwouldbeofbenefittomystudentswhoare
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Friday,6January2012

OlHigueandLeLoupgarou
OlHigueandLeLoupgarou
Manystoriesofstrangesupernaturalcharactersderivefromthecultural
traditionofthefolk.Thesecharactersformanimportantpartofthefolklore
broughtbytheAfricanstotheWestIndies.Someofthesehavebeen
preservedinnarrativesandpoems.
ThecharactertowhichthispoemOlHiguealludesistheSoucouyantwhose
missionistodrawbloodfromhumanbeings.
Readthepoem.
Discussthefollowingquestions.

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1.WhatimageofOlHiguedoesthepoetpresentinstanzaone(1)?
2.WhatcomplaintdoesOlHiguemakeinstanzaone(1)?
Quotetheexpressionswhichsupportyouranswer.
3.(a)WhywouldOlHiguebeBurninglikecanere?
(b)Whydoesshehavetocountathousandgrains?
4.WhyisthebloodofbabiesaractivetoOlHigue?
5.Howandwhendoessheperformherbloodsuckingtask?

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6.GiveonereasonwhyOlHiguewouldlovewomengivingbirth.
7.DoyouconsiderOlHigueamysteriouscharacter?
8.WhatfeelingdoesOlHigueevokeinyouasyoureadthepoem?

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SonnetComposedUpon
WestminsterBridge
WestIndies,U.S.A.
ToanAthleteDyingYoung

LeLoupgarou

ItistheConstantImageofYour
Face

Readthepoemanddiscussthefollowingquestionsbasedonit.

ForgivemyGuilt
OnceuponaTime

1.(a)Whatisthecurioustalkalludedtoinlineone(1)ofthepoem?
(b)Whatdoesthewordcurioussuggest?

OlHigueandLeLoupgarou

2.Whoarethegreyingwomen?

EPITAPH,DREAMINGBLACK
BOY,THEMEforENGLISHB

3.Why,doyouthink,LeBrunwasgreetedbyslowlyshuingjalousies?
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4.WhichworddescribesLeBrunsdress?

GODSGRANDEUR

5.What,doyouthink,isthebargainLeBrunmadewiththeends?

TheWomanSpeakstotheMan
whohasemployedHerS...

6.WhatwasresponsibleforLeBrunsruin?

THISISTHEDARKTIME,MY
LOVE
DULCEetDECORUMEST

7.HowdidpeopleknowthatleBrunhadchangedhimselfintoadog?

CONTEMPLATIONUPON
FLOWERS

8.Whatliterarydeviceisusedinlineone(1)?
Acurioustalethatthreadedthroughthetown.
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9..Howdoyoufeelasyoureadthelasttwolinesofthepoem?
Youwillobservethatbothpoemsdealwiththesupernatural.
TheSoucouyantisthecounterpartoftheLeLoupgarou.
Theybothmakeapactwiththedeviltoengageinmysteriousandendish
dealings.
Theybotharegreedyandareruinedthroughtheirgreed.
Theybothevokefearinthepeoplearoundthem.

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38comments:
Anonymous 11June2013at15:40
doesnothelpmeatall
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Anonymous 13October2014at23:39
iknowright
shouldposttheanswerstoo

Mrs.Dunkley

2November2014at17:58

the questions are meant for discussion in your study groups or with
whomever...the industrious students would try to arrive at answers
insteadofaskingforanswers...nexttimeattemptquestionsandthenaskif
thoseanswersyouhavearecorrect....showsomeselfreliance
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Anonymous 1October2013at16:05
neednotes
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Anonymous 7November2013at15:43
hmmmmitskindaofhelpfulcuzihavethisexamsanditisworthit
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Justinemanganoo 10November2013at16:13
Thiscommenthasbeenremovedbytheauthor.
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Anonymous 24February2014at15:36
myteacherusedtheseexactquestionswow!!!!
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Anonymous 9March2014at16:19
someone help me with the dates when ol higue and le loupgarou was written and
published
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Anonymous 11March2014at18:14
yeah,ineedit2,watskoolufrm?

Anonymous 14April2014at18:05
metoo...ughthisissostressful

Anonymous 20April2014at12:56
Ifour21JulyBC.Isn'tthattooearly?

Anonymous 3May2014at11:17
21BCiswayyytooearly

Anonymous 5May2014at12:07
LeloupgarouisApril29,1979
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Anonymous 21March2014at16:26
ireailyneedthedateofpublicationofthetwopoems
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Anonymous 25March2014at18:03
metooIhavetogetthedatesofpublicationofthempleaaaasssedoesanyoneknow
allIhaveforol'higueis21julyBCifithelpsanyonebutIstillneedmore
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Anonymous 26March2014at17:00
leloupgarou1999thatsallihave

Anonymous 2May2014at12:32
olhiguewaspublishmay28,1972..........that'swhatIgot

Anonymous 2May2014at12:35
methree

Anonymous 7May2014at09:34
olhiguewaspublished21julybcthatswhatigot>3
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Anonymous 30March2014at07:39
sohardtoget!!!
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Anonymous 29April2014at03:14
HonestlyIhavnothing
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Anonymous 2May2014at12:26
whatdatedidleloupqaroupublish
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Anonymous 2May2014at18:41
The poem "Ole Higue" was published on June 7, 1981 and "Le Loupgaru" was
publishedonApril29,1979.
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Anonymous 3May2014at11:19
Watsiteugetthedatesfrom??????

Anonymous 6May2014at17:33
wheredidugetthesedatesfrom???
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Anonymous 2May2014at19:40
Isthatthecorrectdates????????/

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Anonymous 2May2014at19:41
heyireallyneedhelp.............
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Anonymous 3May2014at11:14
Wheredidugetthosedatesfrom??
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Anonymous 18May2014at16:25
Doesn'thelpmeatall
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Anonymous 26October2014at17:01
itreallydoesnotatallguessigotabluffmywaythroughthis
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Replies
Mrs.Dunkley

2November2014at18:01

Iamnotsureofthedatesbutwhydoyouneedthedates?
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Anonymous 12November2014at08:14
cansomeonegivemeashortsummaryofthepoemleloupgarouplease!!
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Mrs.Dunkley

15November2014at18:29

ThereisthismancalledLeBrunwhomadeadealwithevilforces"fiends"
andthisruinedhim.Atnightheturnsintoleloupgarou(awerewolf)but
onenightwhenhechangedhisownwatchmanwoundedhim,nearlykilling
him.
copy and paste the link below to get more info on the poem and other
literaturestuff
http://paynterliterature.weebly.com/leloupgarou.html
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Anonymous 6February2016at13:18
cansomeonecommentontheeffectivenessofthechoiceofspekerineachpoem
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Anonymous 6February2016at13:22
cansomeonecommentontheeffectivenessofthechoiceofspekerineachpoem.i
needitnowplease
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Anonymous 3March2016at17:53
Doesanyoneknowoftwodevicesthathightensthepresentationofhypocrisyinol
higue
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KarenHuslyn 8May2016at14:25
Cansomeonetellmewhyolhiguewouldbeburninglikeacanefield?
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KarenHuslyn 8May2016at14:27
Cansomeonetellmewhyolhiguewouldbeburninglikeacanefield?
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