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̉Sure You Can Ask Me A Personal QuestionÓ Homework Questions:

 

 

  1. This poem is one side of a conversation.  Write 5 things you think the other person (not the narrator) asked or said.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. In 1-3 complete sentences, describe 3 stereotypes that are addressed in this poem.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. How do you think the narrator of this poem feels?  Why?  Use a quote from the poem to support your opinion.  Write your answer in 1-3 complete sentences.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. The title of this poem is ̉Sure You Can Ask Me A Personal Question.Ó Why do you think Diane Burns used this title for her poem?  Explain your answer in 1-3 complete sentences. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Do you think it is okay to ask people of different races, ethnicities, or religions ̉personal questionsÓ?  Why or why not?  Explain your answer in 1-3 complete sentences.