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Esperenza Rising By Pam Munoz Ryan
Vocabulary Pages 1-22 1.Arbors- a shelter of vines or branches 2.Premonition- a feeling about something that is about to happen 3.Capricious- compulsive and unpredictable 4.Propriety- the state of being proper 5.Scythe- a tool used for cutting 6.Candelabra- branched candlesticks 7.Congregate- to flock together in a crowd 8.Adobe- sun dried clay bricks used for building 9.Vicious- with evil intentions 10.Nape- the back part of the neck 11.Philosophical- relating to philosophy 12.Tendril- a structure used to support climbing plants 13.Crochet- needlework consisting of interlocking loops 14.Dwindled- to become steadily less 15.Serenade- music that is sung or played complimentary
Character Analysis Esperanza Mama Miguel Hortensia Marta Isabel
Pages 1-3 Figurative LanguageExample from the textWhat it means Simile Onomatopoeia Personification
Pages 1-22 – Metaphor Page 18 “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?
Vocabulary Pages 80-139 1.Renegade- a person who deserts a party or cause for another 2.Alms- money, food, or donations given to the poor 3.Caboose- car on a freight train that is attached to the end 4.Stagnant- not flowing or moving 5.Sparse- thinly scattered or distributed 6.Undulating- to move in a wavelike motion 7.Complextion- natural color of skin 8.Brooded- to think or worry about
9.Blustery- to be loud and noisy 10.Monotonous- lacking variety 11.Spewing- to cast forward or eject in anger 12.Cherub- a beautiful innocent person
Symbols The roses symbolize Miguel and Esperanza because Papa had planted one for Miguel and one for Esperanza A trellise is a structure that helps plants grow and rise. Miguel puts a trellise around Esperanza’s rose. What does this foreshadow and symbolize?
Irony Irony is an unusual twist of fate. How is the workers strike ironic? What lesson can be learned from this?
Vocab Words Pages 140-200 1.Repatriation- to restore or return 2.Incense- to produce a fragrant odor 3.Bereft- deprived or robbed of possessions 4.Riveted- to attract and hold attention 5.Ritual- a ceremony done in accordance with custom 6.Frigid- instantly cold or lacking warmth 7.Cavernous- having caverns or cavities; an empty space 8.Loamy- a mixture composed of moistened clay 9.Rutted- to be in or enter in the state of 10.Animated- having the appearance of something alive
11.Susceptible- capable of being affected 12.Humanity- the quality or condition of being human 13.Pruning- to cut off or cut back parts for better shape or growth 14.Strewn- to spread by scattering 15.Taut- having no give or slack 16.Squalor- to live in poverty or hard conditions 17.Bedraggled- left wet and limp 18.Twinge- to affect with a sharp pain 19.Encrusted- to cover or overlay with as with a crust 20.Regimented- governmental rule
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
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?
Theme Stated 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?
Symbols Mountains 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 experienced Roses – The blooming rose symbolizes Esperanza growing and changing – The thorns on the roses symbolize the difficulties in life.