1-100 What do the sharks symbolize? German u-boats, submarines, death, danger
1-200 Stew Cat is symbolic of what? Jumbi, bad luck
1-300 In THE CAY water symbolizes what? LIFE
1-400 Timothys scars are symbolic of what? Cruelty, prejudice, abuse
1-500 Blindness is not symbolic of A.Not seeing B. Not having knowledge C.Prejudice D.Darkness ___________________
Explain Death and Rebirth When Timothy dies, Phillip is reborn as an independent person.
2-200 When does Phillip FALL? When he calls Timothy stupid, old, black man who cant even read.
2-300 What is the task for Timothy and Phillip? Staying alive
2-400 How is Phillip an example of EDUCATED STUPIDITY? He knows a lot from books but could not survive without Timothy.
2-500 Since light means knowledge and dark is without knowledge, why is this archetype ironic? Because Phillip gained knowledge when he was blind or in the dark.
Name the type of conflict for the following situation: Timothy wont give Phillip any more water even though Phillip is very thirsty. Man vs Man
3-200 The war is an example of Man vs man Man vs nature Man vs society Man vs self ____________________
3-300 Timothy thinking Stew cat is a jumbi is A. Man vs Nature B. Man vs society C. Man vs self D.Man vs. supernatural ____________________
3-400 Which is not an example of man vs nature on the cay? A.The hurricane B. the birds and Stew Cat C. the moral eel and Phillip D. the lack of water ___________________
__________________ Which three conflicts does Phillip overcome? A. Man vs. self B. Man vs. man C. Man vs. nature D. Man vs. supernatural E. Man vs. society __________________ __________________________________________________________
Which two words are found in similes? A. is B. like C. As D. was ________ ____________________
4-200 ______________________ Which is not a good example of alliteration? A.The horse hurried down the hill. B. Phillip felt funny. C. The sea eventually showed its face. D.Celia had several cents.
4-300 Identify this figurative language example: the water slapped my face. Personification
4-400 What is this example called? I was so tired of eating fish that I would have rather starved to death. Hyperbole
4-500 Metaphor and onomatopoeia What two types of figurative language are in this example? The fire popped and hissed as it washed over us.
The setting is during ____ and in the ____. WWII and the cay or debils mouth
5-200 How did Phillip become prejudice? His mom, Grace
5-300 What did Phillip do physically that Timothy could not? Climb the coconut tree
5-400 What is the climax of the story? After Timothy dies and Phillip thinks of someone else first by burying Timothy.
5-500 What happened before each major change in Phillip? It rains, and in archetypes water signifies growth.
Name two things that connect the authors life to THE CAY.
6-200 What is ironic about the tapes interpretation of the novel? The interpretation left out references to prejudice and that was the authors whole point.
6-300 Which of the facts below are true about the authors life? A.He loved to hunt B.He lived by the sea C.He wrote for Hollywood D.All of the above ______________ ____________________
6-400 What does Phillip do to make black smoke? Use sea grapes
6-500 What two ships were hit by torpedoes? Empire Tern and the Hato
How does Phillip fit the YOUNG MAN FROM THE PROVINCES?
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He was raised on the cay, AND he didnt fit in when he came back home.