2“The Kid Nobody Could Handle” John Philip Sousa’s trumpet and Jim’s boots represent the prized possessions and identity of Jim and Helmholtz
3“The Kid Nobody Could Handle” Helmholtz is a “rich man” because he loved his wife and job, not because he had a lot of money.
4“Clean Sweep”Katie’s mom was forced to start a cleaning business because her husband died and she did not have insurance money.
5“Clean Sweep”Katie was unhappy with her brother because he was a hypochondriac and he couldn’t or wouldn’t do his share of the work.
6“All But My Life”Gerda was able to survive her imprisonment by Nazis by the memories of her family and her happy childhood home.
7“All But My Life”One reason Gerda survived the Death March was because she obeyed her dad and wore ski boots on the day she was taken away.
8“All But My Life”Gerda got her life back when she married the American soldier that liberated her from the Nazis. He was a German Jew whose parents had sent him to America.
9“Woman in the Snow”Grady, the bus driver, is described as abused, overweight and racist.
10“Woman in the Snow”The “Blackbird Express” is the name given the bus route that serviced black domestics.
11“Woman in the Snow”“The gray coldness of Fear slipped into the driver’s seat…..Fear moved his foot to the gas pedal…” This is an example of personification.
12The Diary of Anne FrankAnne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl is the source of the play.
13The Diary of Anne FrankThe play is set in Amsterdam, Holland, during World War II.
14The Diary of Anne FrankPlays are divided into acts.
15The Diary of Anne FrankAll Jews were required to wear a yellow Star of David on their clothing.Their rations were cut when the suppliers of the ration books were arrested.
16The Diary of Anne FrankThe Franks went into hiding to hide from the Nazis. They were in hiding for 25 months.8 inhabitants were in the secret annex when they were arrested.
17The Diary of Anne FrankMrs. Frank wants the Van Daans to leave because Mr. Van Daan was stealing food.They thought a warehouse worker had blackmailed them.
18The Diary of Anne FrankThe sounds of a burglar downstairs ruins the Hanukkah celebration.
19The Diary of Anne Frank“In spite of everything, I still believe that people are basically good at heart.”-Anne“Aren’t they awful? Treating us as if we were still in the nursery.”-Anne
20The Diary of Anne Frank“We don’t need the Nazis to destroy us.“ –Otto Frank“There are no walls, no bolts, no locks that anyone can put on your mind.” Otto Frank
21The Diary of Anne Frank“In my day, it was the boys who called on the girls.” –Mrs. Van Daan“He’s no father to you. That man!” –Mrs. Frank“You must build your own character.” –Otto Frank
22The Outsiders Narrator of the novel is Ponyboy. Members of Pony’s gang were Johnny, Dally, Steve, Darry, Soda, and Two-Bit.
23The Outsiders Ponyboy is polite, soft-spoken, smart, and sensitive. Pony runs away when Darry slaps him.
24The OutsidersJohnny and Ponyboy almost died when they rescued the children from the burning church.
25The OutsidersCherry helps Pony realize that not all Socs and Greasers are alike.“Things are rough all over.”-Cherry
26The OutsidersPony reacts to Johnny’s death by pretending Johnny wasn’t dead.By “Stay gold,” Johnny meant that Pony should stay sensitive and kind.
27The Outsiders“Either way, there’s not going to be any blood feud between our outfit and Shepard’s. If we needed them tomorrow, they’d show.” -Two Bit
28The Outsiders“I didn’t think! That’s all I hear out of you! Can’t you think of anything?” –Darry“I think I like it better when the old man’s hittin’ me. At least then I know he knows who I am.” –Johnny
29The Outsiders“You know what a greaser is? White trash with long hair.” -Bob”I mean, he loves you a lot. Savvy?” –Soda“It ain’t fair that we have all the rough breaks!” - Pony
30The OutsidersS.E. Hinton was 16 when she wrote The Outsiders.
31Literary Elements Personification Idiom “The policemen’s guns spit fire into the night.”“My friends would think I was off my rocker.”“Sodapop kept them in stitches.”
32Literary Elements Allusion Simile “He reminded me of Will Rogers.” “I was wishing I looked like Paul Newman.”“He’s got eyes that are like two pieces of pale blue-green ice.”
33Literary Elements Onomatopoeia Alliteration “I could hear the blue Mustang’s vroom, vroom…”“They walked slowly, silently, smiling.”
34Literary Elements Theme Hyperbole “Things are rough all over.” “Glory, Two-Bit, scare us to death!”