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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
Literary Terms Romeo and Juliet a composition in which a single person talks alone. making a comparison with out using like or as. hints about something that will happen in the future. lines of poetry that can be divided into symetric feet with alternatively stressed and unstressed syllables. metrical foot consisting of two syllables; a short followed by a long. Hard
The Trojan War Helens husband was?. The goddess of love who favored the Trojans. . He took Helen to Troy.. In what current country was the Trojan war fought.. How many years did the war last?. Hard
Walt Whitman Poems You cannot really ________ America without Walt Whitman.. Whitman worked as a volunteer what in army hospitals?. Where did Whitman travel to care for his brother?. What belongs to the day?. How soon _______ I became tired and sick.. Big
Othello Iago’s wife and Desdemona’s attendant.. Called 'The Moor'. He was the plays protagonist and hero.. The author of the play Othello.. Daughter of the Venetian senator Brabantio.. The country Cyprus is in war with.. Hard
Frankenstein Vocabulary a technical and not necessarily intrinsically out rageous violation of what is saced because consecrated to god. an instance of behavior or nature. marked by honor, generosity, and courtesy. to make a prognosis about the probable outcome of. Infectous diseases occuring in animals. Hard
The Dying Detective systematic; orderly. to give; do. person engaged in a profession. Dealing/concerned with disease. to confirm; support. Big
Nonfiction An account of someone's life written by someone else. Not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts. a written account of one's memory of certain events or people. An account given of a particular matter, esp. in the form of an official document, after thorough investigation or consideration by an author. An essay where you pick an issue or problem, pose one or more possible solutions, assess the counter evidence, and conclude with an answer. Older Children
Math The points put at at both ends of a line. Two rays that intersect to make an angle. Two rays that share a common vertex. Lines in seperate planes that intersects. A location in space. Older Children
Athena Brother of Athena. Athena's equivalent goddes of the Romans. She is the goddess of________.. This building was made in her honor by Athens. One of Athena's symbols. Older Children
The Life and Works of Shakespeare His lost play, 'Love's Labour's _______'.. Prince of Cats, Juliet's cousin.. The name of his son who died at 11.. 'Two households, both alike in __________,'. Shakespeare's plays are separated into three categories: tragedies, histories, and ___________.. Hard
Hamlet Where the king was poisioned. What King Hamlet returns as to talk to Prince Hamlet. City where Hamlet goes to school. King from Norway that is making his way to Denmark. First name of Shakespeare. Hard
Othello Iago's wife. Main character of the book. Given to Desdemona from Othello. Creator of the book. Wife of Othello. Hard
Norse Gods and Creation The active and persistent enemies of the Norse gods. Dwarfs came from these. Middle Earth. Hugin. Fly out over the world to bring news back to Odin. Very Difficult
Writing Words and Concepts What must be at the end of each complete sentence?. What every complete sentences must have at least one of?. What is another name for a simple sentence?. How many formulas are there for simple sentences?. What is another way to combine two simple sentences to make a compound sentence?. Older Children
Arthur Miller Miller's first novel. Cause of death. First popular success. Number of performances 'The Man Who Had All Luck' had. Reason he couldn't be in military. Hard
Writing Words and Concepts What must every complete sentence have?. The first sentence in the paragraph.. First, Next, Finally, In conclusion are all examples of these.. What must the detail sentences be to the topic or main idea?. What is one of the two detail sentences that gives additional information?. Older Children
Beowulf the type of building Beowulf found while fighting Grendel's mother. Beowulf's lord and uncle. Herot is described as this. number of years Grendel terrorizes Herot. Wextan's son. Hard
Careers in journalism A course of study preparing students for careers in reporting, writing, and editing for newspapers and magazines. Confer with clients, editors, writers, art directors, and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced. A person who reports. Responsible for producing and distributing content elements across the many media platforms. A person who practices the occupation or profession of journalism. Older Children
Pegasus The old lady told the prince to catch what?. What did the goddess give the prince?. this head breathed fire.. Killed the lion head with what?. What was the name of the monster?. Older Children
Literary Terms In relation with Figure of Speech. Main thought,Focus. Moral,Lesson of a story. The way a character's personality is revealed. The attitude or feeling of a story. Older Children
Macbeth Test Your Shakespeare Knowledge Drunken man who imagines a knocking at Hell's gate. Lady Macbeth is bothered by the murder of . The son of Banquo. Has been caught sleepwalking. An apperition seen by Macbeth. Older Children
Norse Gods Blind god of night and darkness. The realm where humans live; the earth. Magic hammer of Thor. The god of peace and fertility. Eight-legged horse of Odin. Hard
A Midsummer Night's Dream with little or no preparation; without rehearsal. to disobey or disregard the rules. without fear; bold; daring. the good judgment and sensitivity needed to avoid upsetting others. someone who is eager to give unwanted help or advice. Hard
Greek Mythology deals with fire daily. bad driver. breaks promises. jealous, yet very pretty. bad move on her part; . Big
The Glass Menagerie the author of the play. the main character. what Amanda refers to Jim as. where Laura saw Jim first. the type of school that Laura dropped out of. Hard
Macbeth Having or characterized by financial succes or good fortune; flourishing; successful. Childless; bearing no fruit or kin. Large; of great extent; open; full; not limited. A person who feels hatred for; opponent; hostile people. Lack of trust or confidence. Hard
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