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1 A Long Way Gone Jeopardy! CharactersEvents Similes, Metaphors, and Personification Quote Identification Topics and Themes

2 This is the name of Ishmael’s older brother. Who is Junior? $100

3 This is the nurse who helps Ishmael with his rehabilitation. Who is Esther? $200

4 This is the name of the man Ishmael meets who reads Julius Caesar. Who is Lieutenant Jabati? $300

5 This is Ishmael’s friend in the rehabilitation center. Who is Alhaji? $400

6 This is the name of the man who Ishmael and the other boys were following to the village before his parents died. Who is Gasemu? $500

7 What is the “box” that Ishmael rides in before and after his interview with the UN? What is an elevator? $100

8 The boys bring these out to the yard every night only to have them returned each day, until it rains. What are mattresses? $200

9 When Ishmael performs this play at the talent show Mr. Kamara recruits him to be a spokesperson at the center. What is a monologue from Julius Caesar (Shakespeare acceptable)? $300

10 While at the rehabilitation center, Ishmael memorizes what to help distract himself from his war memories. What is song lyrics? $400

11 Ishmael rides a bus to this country to escape Sierra Leone. What is Guinea? $500

12 This literary device compares two things using the words like or as. What is a simile? $100

13 This literary term gives human qualities to things that are not actually human. What is personification? $200

14 This quote uses this literary device: “When Bah and I stepped through the sliding doors, we were greeted by an extremely cold wind” (182). What is personification? $300

15 The following quote uses this literary device: “…Being in the house felt as though we had left New York City and entered a different world” (200). What is simile? $400

16 The following quote uses this literary device: “I concluded to myself that if I were the hunter, I would shoot the monkey so that it would no longer have the chance to put other hunters in the same predicament” (218). What is a metaphor? $500

17 This person says, “If I make my way to New York, can I stay with you at your house” (209). Who is Ishmael? $100

18 This person says, “’Sure. Give me a call when you get to America…I don’t have a phone, so call Aminatas house and she can come and get me’” (192). Who is Uncle Tommy? $200

19 This person tells Ishmael, “Sometimes I think about those great times we had dancing at talents shows, practicing new dances…It seems like all those things happened a very long time ago. It is really strange, you know” (170). Who is Mohamed? $300

20 This person says, “None of what happened was your fault. You were just a little boy, and anytime you want to tell me anything, I am here to listen (160).” Who is Esther? *** DAILY DOUBLE *** $400

21 This person says, “You have been great soldiers and you all know that you are a part of this brotherhood” (129). Who is Lieutentant Jabati? $500

22 This is a phrase, but not a complete sentence. What is a topic? $100

23 This is a universal idea that shows connections made in the novel and often combines two topics. It must be a full sentence. What is a theme? $200

24 Topic, Theme, Or Neither? Desensitization to violence is when people become unfazed, and even excited by violence. What is neither? $300

25 Topic, Theme, or Neither? Loss of innocence and loss of hope. Topic $400

26 Topic, Theme, or Neither? When survival supersedes all other needs people often stop trusting others and depend only on themselves. Theme $500


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