Point of View
Activity 2: In this
activity, you are to read the scenario and then rewrite it from the
point of view of Tom and Leslie. Remember: you, the author, are showing
the feelings, thoughts and reactions of each character to the given
situation. You will have two 1st person paragraphs.
|It is 8:15
and Sarah is standing at her opened locker gazing into the
mirror she has glued to the inside of her locker door. As she
makes sure that no remnants of her morning breakfast remain on
her perfect smile, she sees that Tom is talking to Leslie in the
middle of the congested hallway. Turning around to get a closer
look, Sara begins seething.
Man, I can't believe Tom would even
look at her twice. Obviously he
doesn't remember when Leslie came to school. That girl
wouldn't even have
survived had it not been for me. I took her under my wing
and did a
complete makeover, you know, like Sher in that movie Clueless.
wearing some clothes that were so screaming '80's.' Oh,
and don't even get
me started on the hair and those nasty shoes! I mean,
Hello? When did those
nasty chucks come back in style? Thank you, they didn't!
Now, I can't
actually believe that she has the nerve to be flirting with the
knows I want to ask me to homecoming. That really
bites! Forget a
bunch of this; he is going to ask me t o
homecoming, mark my words.