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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
AUTHORS & Works Speech to the Second Virginia Convention. The Minister's Black Veil. A Sight in Camp in the Dabreak Gray and Dim. The Devil and Tom Walker. Crisis, No. 1. Older Children
Greek Mythology The Goddess of Love and Beauty.. Threee headed dog who guarded the Underworld.. The Queen of the Underworld.. A young women who offended Athena and got turned into a spider.. The God of the Seas.. Hard
Elements of Fiction an all-knowing narrator who reveals the thoughts of several characters. sequence of events in a story. the way in which a story is told; who is telling the story; the narrator. the time and place in which a story takes place. way or method the author uses to tell a story. Older Children
Literary Devices Solve each clue with the correct term conflict between a character and an external force. indicates which character is speaking. Author gives hints of things to come. words spoken by the characters. the manner in which a character speaks. Hard
Romeo and Juliet the nephew of Lady Capulet. He has a bad temper and likes to fight. the man that has asked for Juliets hand in marriage. raised Juliet after the death of her daughter, very talkative. romeo's friend that makes comments at other characters and is funny. the father of romeo. Older Children
A Christmas Carol A soupy food substance. Not active or working. An act of generosity. To form somethin by the action you take. Another word for a person who is in a gloomy mood. Older Children
William Shakespeare The place he was born in.. The month his birthday and the day he died is in. One of the most famous sayings in one of his plays. The number of siblings he had. This was one of his occupations. Older Children
Figurative Language compares two things by referring to one thing as another. Sun is to star as Jupiter is to ______.. Baby is to adult as puppy is to _____.. Popcorn is to salty as candy is to _____.. Green is to go as red is to _____.. Hard
Romeo and Juliet Irreligious.. Destructive.. When you put hot metal in water to toughen it it is called... Brown color of a mouse.. Foolish.. Hard
Macbeth and Beowulf Where is Macbeths castle Located?. Name of the Autor of The Tragedy . The warrior that stays with him in beowuls last fight?. Name of the monster in beowulf?. What is beowulf's swords name?. Older Children
Figurative Language What does Personification describe . A non literal description . Adding human features to an inanimate object. The language used in this crossword . A comparative figure of speech. Older Children
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