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3 Literary Terms

4 Figurative Language

5 Authors

6 Main Characters

7 Quotations

8 Potpourri

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10 Time, places, and culture of a story

11 Setting

12 Stage of plot that introduces characters, setting, and conflict.

13 Exposition

14 When a character struggles with another character or outside force.

15 External Conflict

16 Author or speaker’s attitude toward a subject

17 Tone

18 When readers know things that the characters in the story do not know.

19 Dramatic Irony

20 Compares two unlike items using “like” or “as”

21 simile

22 Direct use of exagerration

23 hyperbole

24 Giving inanimate objects or animals living or human traits

25 personification

26 Using language that appeals to the five sense

27 Imagery

28 Words that imitate sound (+100 for correct spelling)

29 onomatopoeia

30 Who is Gaston?

31 A bug in a peach

32 Who is the protagonist in “The Most Dangerous Game”?

33 Rainsford

34 Who is Zaroff’s foil?

35 Ivan

36 Who is the narrator in “The Cask of Amontillado”

37 Montresor


39 Montresor tells Fortunato that he considered going to someone else to ask about the Amontillado. Who does Montresor consider asking?

40 Luchesi

41 Author of “The Cask of Amontillado”

42 Edgar Allen Poe

43 Author of “The Most Dangerous Game”

44 Richard Connell

45 Author of “The Gift of the Magi”

46 O. Henry

47 Author of “The Lady, or the Tiger”

48 Frank R. Stockton

49 Author of “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

50 James Thurber

51 Author of “Gaston”

52 William Saroyan

53 “Throw on the power lights! Rev her up to 8,500! We’re going through! Switch on the No. 8 auxiliary!”

54 Walter Mitty

55 “Let’s put our Christmas presents away and keep ‘em a while. They’re too nice to use as just presents.”

56 Jim

57 “Cut it off and sold it. Don’t you like me just as well, anyhow? I’m me without my hair, ain’t I?”

58 Della

59 “Remember to get those overshoes while I’m having my hair done.”

60 Mrs. Mitty

61 “The cough is a mere nothing; it will not kill me. I shall not die of a cough.”

62 Fortunato

63 At the end of “Gaston,” who is the girl more like, her father or her mother?

64 Mother

65 Name one similarity between the William Saroyan and the father in “Gaston”

66 Divorced Lived in Paris Big mustache

67 Of what disease did Edgar Allen Poe’s mother, foster mother, and wife all die?

68 Tuberculous

69 From what point of view is the final section of “The Lady, or the Tiger” written?

70 2 nd person POV

71 Final Jeopardy:

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