Hi I was hoping you could help me answer these questions in relation to the short story “The Glass Roses” by Alden Nowlan. Here is a link to a copy of the short story to reference to when helping with the following questions: https://schools.ednet.ns.ca/avrsb/070/rsbennett/eng12/coursematerials/shortstories/Glass20roses.pdf
As you help me with each of the following questions, if you could please include page numbers to link to lines that you have highlighted which support your answers. Thank you!!
Details of setting play an important role in this story, symbolizing and reinforcing the central conflict of the story. Nowlan mirrors the conflict with contrasting setting details. help me to Find an illustration of each of the following contrasts. (For example, help me to find all the places in the story where the wind is blowing—tumult—and all the places where the wind dies down or there is shelter from the wind—calm.) What does each of these contrasts represent?
a. Tumult and calm
b. Cold and warmth
c. Darkness and light
d. Ugliness and beauty
e. Present – reality and past – imagination – memory
Why has Nowlan chosen an isolated setting for his story?
What various purposes do the setting details from Leka’s past serve?