Homework 5/1

English 10/Honors English 10: Read “Letter to Birmingham Jail” from page 319 to 329. Answer the following questions:

  1. Choose one type of reason and cite all of the examples from lines 17–43.
  2. In lines 66-101, why might King have taken the time to give the details about steps taken and recent events in Birmingham?
  3. In lines 104-119, write the line numbers of all of the instances of the word “tension.”
  4. In lines 151-179, identify the parallel structure that King uses (what does King repeat?). What effect does this structure have on the text?

APE: Study your cram packet. Read chapter fourteen of Jane Eyre. AP Test is in 2 days! An AP Lit review session will be held on May 2nd from 2:45 to 4:30 in Room 209.

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