Look back at Triﬂes or “Everyday Use” and the different vocabulary the charactersuse. Both works set up contrasting groups of characters. In both works, these groupsuse words differently or associate different meanings for words. What kind of wordshave different meanings? What words have the exact same meaning and connotationsfor both sets of characters? Can you come to any conclusions about the characters fromthe answers to these questions? Compose an essay about the use of language andvocabulary by two opposing character groups and what this tells us about them.