2 Vocabulary Pages 1-22 Arbors- a shelter of vines or branches Premonition- a feeling about something that is about to happenCapricious- compulsive and unpredictablePropriety- the state of being properScythe- a tool used for cuttingCandelabra- branched candlesticksCongregate- to flock together in a crowdAdobe- sun dried clay bricks used for buildingVicious- with evil intentionsNape- the back part of the neckPhilosophical- relating to philosophyTendril- a structure used to support climbing plantsCrochet- needlework consisting of interlocking loopsDwindled- to become steadily lessSerenade- music that is sung or played complimentary
3 Character AnalysisEsperanzaMamaMiguelHortensiaMartaIsabel
4 Pages 1-3 Figurative Language Example from the text What it means SimileOnomatopoeiaPersonification
5 Pages 1-22 Metaphor Foreshadowing- a hint about a future event “he was a housekeepers son and she was a ranch owner’s daughter and between them, a river ran deep”Page 14 “There is no rose without a thorn”Foreshadowing- a hint about a future event- Esperanza pricking her finger and thinking “Bad luck” serves as foreshadowing for what event?
6 Vocabulary PagesRenegade- a person who deserts a party or cause for anotherAlms- money, food, or donations given to the poorCaboose- car on a freight train that is attached to the endStagnant- not flowing or movingSparse- thinly scattered or distributedUndulating- to move in a wavelike motionComplextion- natural color of skinBrooded- to think or worry about
7 Blustery- to be loud and noisy Monotonous- lacking varietySpewing- to cast forward or eject in angerCherub- a beautiful innocent person
8 SymbolsThe roses symbolize Miguel and Esperanza because Papa had planted one for Miguel and one for EsperanzaA trellise is a structure that helps plants grow and rise. Miguel puts a trellise around Esperanza’s rose. What does this foreshadow and symbolize?
9 Irony Irony is an unusual twist of fate. How is the workers strike ironic?What lesson can be learned from this?
10 Vocab Words Pages 140-200 Repatriation- to restore or return Incense- to produce a fragrant odorBereft- deprived or robbed of possessionsRiveted- to attract and hold attentionRitual- a ceremony done in accordance with customFrigid- instantly cold or lacking warmthCavernous- having caverns or cavities; an empty spaceLoamy- a mixture composed of moistened clayRutted- to be in or enter in the state ofAnimated- having the appearance of something alive
11 Susceptible- capable of being affected Humanity- the quality or condition of being humanPruning- to cut off or cut back parts for better shape or growthStrewn- to spread by scatteringTaut- having no give or slackSqualor- to live in poverty or hard conditionsBedraggled- left wet and limpTwinge- to affect with a sharp painEncrusted- to cover or overlay with as with a crustRegimented- governmental rule
12 A dynamic character is a character that changes throughout the course of a novel. A static character is a character that remains the same throughout a novel
13 Marta and Esperanza are 2 characters that have very different perspectives. They both come from different backgrounds which help contribute to the way they see things.What 2 events are a turning point in their relationship?How do these events help Esperanza understand Marta’s point of view?
14 ThemeStated Theme- a theme that is directly stated at the end of the novel.What is the stated theme?Implicit theme- a theme that is revealed by the events that occur in a story, and by what a character learns, does, thinks, or feels.What is an implicit theme in this novel?
15 SymbolsMountains and valleys are symbols for the ups and downs in life.The blanket that Esperanza crocheted symbolizes her journey and the many ups and downs that she has experiencedRosesThe blooming rose symbolizes Esperanza growing and changingThe thorns on the roses symbolize the difficulties in life.