A Soldier for the Crown Assignment
1. What point of view is the story written in? Is the narrator limited or omniscient. Provide textual evidence to support your answers.
2. Provide one example of suspense in the story. Explain.
3. What is the significance of the new names that each of the characters choose after their escape from their “master”?
4. In the beginning of the story, we learn that the protagonist likes to gamble. In line 14 the narrator asks, “But did you win this time?” What gamble is the narrator referring to? Provide textual evidence to support your answers.
5.What does the narrator mean in lines 160–161? How does the choice of the second-person point of view help the author preserve the ambiguity surrounding the main character’s identity?