What deadly disease has spread in pandemic proportions around the world that we hear about all of the time? AIDS
If the dog made the mess, is it fair to hold the cat accountable? no
(true/ false) Dreams are a palpable object. Explain. False-palpable objects can be touch (and you cant touch a dream)
People that are good at using rhetoric are also good at doing what in front of an audience? speaking
Sometimes following an illness (i.e. a stroke), people may have to lead a sedentary lifestyle. What do you think a sedentary lifestyle is like? very little movement
Describe something that has made you wince and why. Accidentally burning myself while using the oven. I winced because it hurt.
Germany had many cryptic codes during WWII. Do you think they were easily figured out by Americans? Explain. No. Cryptic means that the code difficult to decipher.
(true/ false) When someone gets in a choleric mood, its best to keep away from them until they cool off. Who do you know that gets into a choleric mood often? True. Some celebrities get angry quite often.
If someone gives you abstract directions, do you think its likely that youll get lost? Explain. Probably. Abstract directions are not very clear and straight forward.
Malcontent is to unhappy as ecstatic is to happy.
Describe your idyllic location. My idyllic location is in a cabin that has a mountain view and a fire place. I love to rest and relax.
Teachers are emphatic that you put what at the top of your papers? your name and heading
Five year olds have been taught to have a circumspect awareness when crossing a what? a street
What is one eminent feature of a hammerhead shark? Explain. The head of a shark is eminent because it sticks out and is unique.
What kind of ancillary did you use in school that went with your text book? workbooks
How can a king augment the number of soldiers in his army? He can recruit and add more soldiers to his army.
What is a pliable material? Why? Silly putty is pliable because it bends and moves easily.
Name a structure that requires logistics in order to be built. Explain. The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco took a great amount of planning.
Name a famous eloquent speaker. What was so eloquent about his/ her speeches? Dr. Martin Luther King was an eloquent speaker because he used much feeling and expression in his speeches.
Name a defunct company. Explain. Broadway Pizza (at Tallahassee Mall, across from AMC Theatres) is defunct because it went out of business.
Root Words (also available on Quizlet) note: The meaning for each word is displayed first and a familiar word using the root is below it.
authors purpose The reason why an author writes The reason why an author writes
tone An authors attitude toward his or her subject An authors attitude toward his or her subject
point of view The particular angle from which a story is told (i.e. a person writes from his/ her experience) The particular angle from which a story is told (i.e. a person writes from his/ her experience)
style The format that an author writes (i.e. journal style, quick and choppy sentences, long sentences) for a certain effect The format that an author writes (i.e. journal style, quick and choppy sentences, long sentences) for a certain effect
Three kinds of authors purpose… To inform To inform To persuade To persuade To entertain To entertain
What country does the allegory in Animal Farm represent? Soviet Union
By the end of the book, what character was compared to man? Napoleon
What literary term represents a text that makes fun of an issue, not to be mean, but to inform? satire
At the beginning of the story, why did the cows break into the store shed? They were neglected and hungry
What happened to the song Beasts of England by the end of the book? Once he took over, Napoleon abolished the song.
Name the pig that Napoleon competes with. Snowball
Whats the purpose of Squealers talking, bleating sheep, and trained dogs? These methods help Napoleon stay in control.
How did Napoleons feelings regarding the windmill change once Snowball was kicked off of the farm? He favored the windmill, said the it idea was his all along, and ordered the building of the windmill to begin.
Describe the changes to food rations, working hours, and meetings after Napoleon came into power. Less food, longer/ harder hours, and meetings were eventually cancelled
Why were the animals angry that Napoleon engaged in trade with humans (in other words…what did Napoleon violate)? He broke the Ten Commandments
At the beginning of the play, youre informed of what will happen regarding the long-running feud between the Montagues and the Capulets. Whats this paragraph called? The Prologue
Explain how Romeo and Juliet fits the formula of a Shakespearean Tragedy. Explain how Romeo and Juliet fits the formula of a Shakespearean Tragedy. They begin on a high level of society (popular and affluent), fall down/ ask for it (choose each other even though they knew their relationship was impossible, at the bottom (dead)
The fight between Tybalt and Bevolio at the beginning of the play is known as dramatic exposition. What were you informed of by Tybalt and Benvolio fighting? The long running feud between the two families (Montagues and Capulets)
What are the three complications (ideas introduced) in Act 1? 1. Capulets and Montagues are feuding 2. Juliets father wants her to marry Paris 3. Tybalt wants to get back at Romeo
Why does Friar Lawrence agree to marry the two families? He hopes the marriage will bring peace and end the feud.
Define dramatic irony. When the audience knows something that the characters in the play do not
What three consequences happen as a result of Romeo killing Tybalt? 1. Juliet and Romeo cant reveal their marriage to their families 2. Juliets father speeds up the marriage of Juliet and Paris to off set the unhappiness resulting from Tybalts death 3. Romeo is banished from Verona
What is the turning point of the play? When Juliet stabs herself
Describe Friar Lawrences plan to help Romeo and Juliet be together after Tybalts death. Juliet will tell her parents that she wants to marry Paris. Shell drink a poison that makes her sleep, but looks like shes dead. Her family will believe shes dead and place her body in a tomb. Meanwhile, the friar sends a letter to Romeo instructing him to rescue Juliet from the vault. Theyre to leave Verona and live happily ever after.
How does heaven (or fate), punish the Capulets and Montagues? Their children fall in love, but lose their lives as a result of the feud.
Describe a theme of the play regarding hatred. Hatred leads to violence, destruction, and waste
Describe how Romeo and Juliet fit the format of a Shakespearean tragedy. Start up in high society, ask for it and fall, by the end of the play theyre at the bottom of society. Start up in high society, ask for it and fall, by the end of the play theyre at the bottom of society.
The end Good luck on your final exams! Ive had an incredible year with all of you!
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