Use evidence from the text to support each response. complete at least one full paragraph for each question.

Use evidence from the text to support each response. complete at least one full paragraph for each question. 1. select one of the stories or poems in this unit and identify the author's purpose for writing. then, identify the theme of that same story or poem. what is the difference between the theme and the author's purpose? are they the same, or are they different?2. what views about what's important do most of the stories and poems in this unit share? how do the selections differ in their views of what's important?3. name two pieces that share a theme and explain how each story develops this theme.

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  1. Raymond's Run is a story about finding one's identity and helping others find theirs.

    Explanation:

    In the short story Raymond's run, the protagonist Squeaky realizes that her brother could be a gifted runner when she sees him keep up with her in the competitive race she wins from beyond the fence.

    This makes her believe that she must help him become a competitive runner.

    The difference between the theme and author's purpose on a text is not discernible most of the time as to know what an author actually meant while writing a specific text cannot be effectively made out unless an author comes out and says it.

  2. closer examination, however, finds the mcdonald's kind of job highly uneducational in several ways. far from providing opportunities for entrepreneurship (the lemonade stand) or self- discipline, self-supervision, and self-scheduling (the paper route), most teen jobs these days are highly structured — what social scientists call “highly routinized.”  

    true, you still have to have the gumption to get yourself over to the hamburger stand, but once you don the prescribed uniform, your task is spelled out in minute detail.  

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