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The Crucible young minister who is an expert in witchcraft. head minister of Salem's church. year in which The Crucible takes place. people are often accused of this. type of government; rule by God through religious officials. Hard
Perseus and Medussa Danae was locked in a what?. Has snakes in hair.. Medusa is a what?. Polydectes was a what?. People brought what to the wedding?. Older Children
Journey's End Where the play is set. The team Osborne usually played rugby for. Slang term for England used in the play. One of the things Osborne asks Stanhope to pass to his wife if he's killed. Osborne's nickname. Hard
Hamlet Fortinbrs is from here. Guildenstern and ____. Son of Polonius. 'The Ghost'; Hamlet's father. King of Denmark after Prince Hamlet dies. Hard
Playwriting The reason the actor is saying a line. God that is ordered to bound Prometheus to a rock. A division or a unit of a drama. A long speech by one actor. The recorded conversation of two or more persons as an element of drama. Hard
Types of Genre The story of a real person's life written by another person. A story using made-up characters that could happen in real life. A fictional story that takes place in a particular time period in the past. A verse written to create a response of thought and feeling from the reader. . A suspenseful story about a puzzling event that is not solved until the end of the story. Big
Plot Structure main event between the protagonist and antagonist in a story. The most exciting part. . a lesson or message the author is trying to help you learn in a story. the events that lead to the resolution. how the conflict was solved. the part of a literary work in which the characters, setting, conflict, and mood are made known. Older Children
Greek Gods and Goddess Fill in God of fire. Goddess of love and beauty. Apollo is the god of. Goddess of farming roman name. Symbol for god of the underworld. Very Difficult
Famous German Poets Poet, playwright and theatrical reformer. Wrote the 'Three-Penny Opera'.. Famous poem: 'Zeh was a Pharmacist' and 'A Shadow on the Wall'.. 19th Century German author and poet.. Many of his poems reflected the landscape of Brandenburg.. Associated with Romanticism.. Hard
Greek Mythology god of the wild, shepherds. Master blacksmith god of fire and the forge. refers to 'island of Atlas. Goddess of love. Goddess of the River Styx. Big
Greek Myth demeter was____ to her daughters kidnapper. some of the gods are very smart and ___. benign: prophecy was ____ form up in the tower. when persophone is kid napped her mother put ____ on all the plants. many gods have a ____on other gods. Hard
Poetry Terms A comparison which doesn't use 'as' or 'like'.. When a sentence or idea runs over two or more lines.. When an animal or thing is referring to as if it is human.. A comparison using the words 'as' or 'like'.. Words that sound like what they mean.. Older Children
Examinable Terms arranged in order according to the order of time. to represent, indicate or typify before hand. the difference between things having similar or comparable natures . a written composition in which two or more characters are represented as conversing . relating representation of form of figure in art. Very Difficult
English Partner to listening. The source and history of a word. Comprising more than one mode. Texts that use more than one medium eg combining images with sound. Partner to reading. Big
Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed Harry decided to build this.. David's Martian name. He reported that the Martians in the hills were very friendly.. It had blue marble halls, large murals, and a swimming pool.. Harry would only eat food from this. Very Difficult
The Minister's Black Veil a multitude of assembled persons. a lively celebration or party. a portentous event : omen. marked by or showing reverence for deity and devotion to divine worship. a member or inhabitant of a parish. Hard
Vocabulary Geometry intersection point of the altitudes of a triangle. centroid of a triangle is located ____ ____ the distance from a vertex to the midpoint of the opposite the vertex on a median. point of concurrency of the perpendicular bisectors of a triangle. ____ of the vertices in a similarity statement is important. ____ similarity if the measures of two sides of a triangle are proportional to the measures of two corresponding sides of another triangle and the included angles are congruent. Hard
Library The writer of a book... They can be loaned from a library.. You need this item to loan a book.. How animals blend into their surroundings.. Our current IPC topic.. Older Children
Greek Mythology A flat stone forming a heart, family life, home. The food or drink or the gods. An onomatopoeia that is used in Book 5 of the Odyssey. A tree or shrub of the birch family. To change direction suddenly. Older Children
The Merchant of Venice The LEADing man chose this one.... Jeez will he ever shut up.... I am writing in this method right now, Ten syllables a line is annoying.... You're a blinking idiot if you pick this box.... If your a spiteful old Jewish widower you hate these... A lot.... Hard
National Geographic Tiny Living Animals That Are Neither Plants Nor PLants. Communtiy Of Plants And Animals That Depend On The Environment. Able To Make Light. Feeding On Blood. Hiding By Blending In With One's Surroundings. Hard
The Most Dangerous Game not letting light through. caslte. cabable of being touched or felt. useless. simple nature of child like. Hard
Homonyms used as an exclamation of greeting.. the edible root of such a plant.. To send flowing or falling.. of recent origin, production, purchase, etc.. the position or location of a town, building, etc.. Very Difficult
Greek Philosophy greatest Greek philosopher; Socratic method. How Socrates died. art of public speaking and debate. wrote The Republic; student of Socrates. group of travelling philosophers. Teenage
Fairy Tails A Gloomy Place. Big Fortress. She is the Beautiful Daughter. She is the Rulers Wife. He is the Ruler. Young Kids
The Fox and the Grapes to do something __________. dark, not sunny ____________. the fox's stomach was _________. _______, fox was just too tired. part of your body ___________. Older Children
Fences Like Cory, we are soon going to go off to __________________. . A variety of cuisine traditionally popular in African American culture. . The literary genre of Fences.. Troy used to play this sport. . The city that Fences is set; also the home of August Wilson.. Hard
Dark They Were and Golden-Eyed The story is told from __________ person limited point of view. “The children, small seeds may be sown into the mountains forever.”. An object that represents an idea. not sturdy. A change in a person’s environment can lead to a change in their identity. Hard
Elements of Drama & Literary Techniques A funny book or movie is often called a ________.. _________ divide acts into smaller parts,. A protagonist with a fatal flaw which leads to his demise is a _______ ______.. Chapters in a Novel are like ______ in a play.. A figure of speech comparing two unlikely things,. Hard
An Inspector Calls Another name that Eva used. Fire and blood and *******. Mother says this 'Girls of that *****'. Where the play is based. The daughter feels this emotion for her actions. Hard
Three Skeleton Key the sailor of the ship. The group of rats weren't getting smaller. vast; very great. group or clique of people. That was a lumernous light. Hard
Poetry repetition of rhyming consonant sounds. Compares two different ideas without using 'like' or 'as'. A poem without a specific rhyme scheme or syllable count. Animals, objects, or ideas are given human qualities. A word that sounds like the noise it describes. Hard
Parts of Speech persons, places, things, ideas. a junction or connection between words, ideas, phrases. Shows action or state of being something- run, am, were. words that describe nouns in a sentence. Takes the place of names -you,we,he,she. Older Children
Figurative Language the moon was a ghostly galleon' is what type of figurative language?. A great exaggeration used to emphasize a point. The chocolate cake spoke to me in the middle of the night. A single word that sound like what it refers to. school is like a prison is an example of what type of figurative language?. Older Children
Hamlet Hamlet was named after __________.. This man accompanied Bernardo and Horatio. This man wrote the play . This man did not believe the ghost was real. Fancisco was relieved of his shift at ___________.. Older Children
Mythology Greek God of Blacksmiths, Son of Zeus and Hera. Egyptian Snake that tried to kill Ra. Roman God of the Underworld, Greek form Hades. Roman Goddess of the Hunt, Roman form of Artemis. Roman God of Chaos, Murdered his brother Osiris. Hard
Figurative Language A comparison between two things. Does not use like or as.. An exaggeration. . When a nonhuman object is given human characteristics.. Sound words written out.. A comparison between two things using like or as.. Older Children
Poetry Terms A figure of speech in which things or abstract ideas are given human attributes: dead leaves dance in the wind, blind justice.. A line or group of lines that is repeated throughout a poem, usually after every stanza.. A figure of speech in which two things are compared using the word 'like' or 'as.'. The principles and ideals of the movement in literature and the arts during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, which favored feeling over reason and placed great e. A short Japanese poem that is similar to a haiku in structure but treats human beings rather than nature, often in a humorous or satiric way.. Hard
Writers He was the person who wrote the beautiful 'Animal Farm'.. He was the person who wrotethe long 'Lord of the Rings'.. He was the American writer who wrote 'The Princess Bride'.. He was the writer who wrote 'Treasure Island'.. He was the writer that wrote 'Romeo and Juliet' nd thanks to this drama he is very famous.. Big
Edgar Allan Poe The disease that Edgar Allan Poe's first wife, Virginia, dies from.. Where Poe was found dead. The military academy Poe was kicked out of.. Edgar's real mother.. His full name.. Older Children
Genres of Literature A short story, typically with animals as characters, conveying a moral. Ex; Charoletes Web. A movie, play, or broadcast program intended to make an audience laugh.. A story with a fully developed theme but significantly shorter and less elaborate than a novel.. Prose writing based on facts, such as a biography or history.. The activity or skill of marking coherent words on paper and composing text.. Big
Greek Mythology Hint: use your creation doodles, booklet and packet he sometimes caused panic. full of himself - could not look away from himself so he died. Aphrodite's husband; blacksmith of the gods. goddess of love and beauty. where they all lived. Hard
Hamlet Who does Hamlet fight with at Ophelias burial?. Who hasnt Hamlet seen as betraying him?. Who was Hamlets Uncle?. Whose grave does the gravedigger dig?. Whose skull does Hamlet hold up in act 5?. Older Children
Hera The Beautiful Greek Goddess the bird Zeus turned into when tricking her. side she aided in the Trojan War. her colorful symbol. Roman counterpart . body part that resembles a cow. Hard
Science Fiction a mysterious part of you in which is not the body, the soul. to cause to happen by strength or compulsion. very catious; on guard, watchful. a group of billiopns of stars held together by mutual gravitation. using the very great power made by spliting an atom or joining atoms in nuclear fission. Hard
Elements of Literature when the writer clues the reader in to something that will eventually occur in the story. narrator addresses the reader directly as though she is part of the story - uses the word 'you'. contrasting to seemingly unalike things to enhance the meaning . all-knowing narrator. the tension that the author uses to create a feeling of discomfort about the unknown. Very Difficult
Far North soaked. steam or heat. fall in shock. up right window. without lifting your feet. Teenage
Parts of Sentence the noun or pronoun the sentence is about. the verb and all of the words and phrases that belong to it. an incomplete thought. a subject complement that is a noun or pronoun. a subject complement that is an adjective. Big
Sophocles There are _____ plays that remain in tact that Sophocles wrote.. The last in the Oedipus Trilogy.. Sophocles broke the tradition of only using ______ actors.. Besides writing plays Sophocles was also a _______.. The three plays written about Oedipus and his children.. Hard
Language and Composition A figure of speech using implied comparison of seemingly unlike things or the substitution of one for the other, suggesting some similarity. Metaphorical language makes writing more vivid, imaginative, thought provoking, and meaningful.. An adjective that describes words, phrases, or general tone that is overly scholarly, academic, or bookish (language that might be described as “show-offy”; using big words for the sake of using big words).. The major category into which a literary work fits. . A figure of speech in which the author presents or describes concepts, animals, or inanimate objects by endowing them with human attributes or emotions. Personification is used to make these abstractions, animals, or objects appear more vivid to t. The device of using character and/or story elements symbolically to represent an abstraction in addition to the literal meaning. In some allegories, for example, an author may intend the characters to personify an abstraction like hope or freedom.. Big
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