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1 { Study Guide: Test 1 Write down the ones you do not know and study them tonight!

2 What is the theme, or central idea, of “Through the Tunnel”? an individual’s struggle to achieve difficult goals

3   Which of the following quotations from the story best illustrates Jerry’s internal conflict? “All night the boy dreamed of the waterfilled cave in the rock, and as soon as breakfast was over he went to the bay.”

4   Jerry’s mother feels that it is important to allow Jerry some independence.

5   What feelings motivate Jerry’s resolution to swim through the tunnel? shame at his childishness and fear

6   An action that demonstrates Jerry’s internal conflict is obeying his mother’s request that he not swim for the day.

7   Jerry’s preparations to swim the tunnel are determined and planned

8   Before Jerry gets up the nerve to swim the tunnel, he trains himself to hold his breath for two minutes underwater.

9   At the end of the story, Jerry feels. excited and proud.

10   By the end of the story, Jerry has lost interest in the cave because he knows he has attained his goal

11  Two symbols from “Through the Tunnel” and what they stand for are: The safe beach = youth The wild bay = adulthood

12   At the end of Act One, the hero commits to leaving the Ordinary World and entering a new region or condition with unfamiliar rules and values. Crossing the Threshold

13   Near the middle of the story, the hero enters a central space in the Special World and confronts death or faces his or her greatest fear. Out of the moment of death comes a new life. The Ordeal

14   The hero, uneasy, uncomfortable or unaware, is introduced sympathetically so the audience can identify with the situation or dilemma. The Ordinary World

15   The hero is tested and sorts out allegiances in the Special World. Tests, Allies, and Enemies

16  . The hero returns home or continues the journey, bearing some element of the treasure that has the power to transform the world as the hero has been transformed. Return with the Elixir

17   The hero takes possession of the treasure won by facing death. There may be danger of losing the treasure again. The Reward

18   Something shakes up the situation, either from external pressures or from something rising up from deep within, so the hero must face the beginning of change. The Call to Adventure

19   About ¾ of the way through the story, the hero is driven to complete the adventure, leaving the Special World to be sure the treasure is brought home. May have a chase scene to signal urgency. The Road Back

20   The hero feels the fear of the unknown and tries to turn away from the adventure, however briefly. Refusal of the Call

21   The hero and newfound allies prepare for the major challenge in the Special World. Approach

22   At the climax, the hero is severely tested once more on the threshold of home. He is purified by a last sacrifice, another moment of death and rebirth, but on a higher and more complete level. Resurrection

23   The hero comes across a seasoned traveler of the worlds who gives him training, equipment, or advice. Meeting with the Mentor

24   Sara went to pick up some groceries for Tom and _________. ME!!!

25   When Jessica spoke with Tina and ________, she mentioned that she would be late to the party. ME!!!!

26  Greek heroes were: Demigods

27  Old English heroes were part of a: Warrior Culture

28  Medieval heroes believed in: Chivalry

29  Renaissance heroes were the: Universal Human

30  Romantic Heroes were: Mysterious

31  Early American Heroes were: Pioneers

32  Plot Diagram – Exposition: Main Characters: Mom and Jerry Setting: A beach in the past Jerry is trying to gain independence.

33  Plot diagram – Rising Action: Jerry practices holding his breath

34  Plot diagram – Climax: Jerry swims through the tunnel

35  Plot diagram – falling action: Jerry goes back to the villa to dry his tears and wipe the blood away

36  Plot diagram – Resolution: Jerry tells his mom that he no longer wants to go to the bay

37  True or False: Jerry’s mom is his mentor. True!

38  True or False:  True or False: When Jerry is walking over the “steep” rocks from the safe beach to the wild bay at the beginning of the story, he is crossing the threshold between the ordinary and the special worlds. True!

39  True or False:  True or False: The Return with the Elixir occurs in the story when Jerry is actually swimming through the tunnel. False!

40  True or False:  True or False: There is no “Refusal of the Call” in “Through the Tunnel” because Jerry never second-guesses his decision to go to the wild bay. False!

41  True or False:  True or False: The “elixir” in this story is the set of goggles Jerry’s mother gives him. False!


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