2 I. VOCABULARY Imputation Parsimony Depreciate Prudence (n.) an accusationParsimony(n.) stinginessDepreciate(v.) to lessen the price or value ofPrudence(n.) caution
3 II. Literary Terms foreshadowing example an author‘s use of clues to prepare readers for events that will happen in a storyexample
4 II. Literary Terms situational irony example occurs when the outcome of a situation is opposite of what is expectedexample
5 II. Literary Terms symbolism (symbol) example any person, place, object, event that exists on a literal level but also represents something on a figurative levelexample
6 II. Literary Terms allusion example a reference to a well-known character, place, situation from history, music, art, or another piece of literatureexample
7 III. QuestionsHow much money does Della have?Della has $1.87.
8 III. Questions What did Della want to do with the money? Della wants to buy Jim a nice Christmas present with the money she has.
9 III. Questions What is the last name of the family in the story? The last name of the family is Young.
10 III. Questions What has happened to Jim’s weekly salary? His salary has gone down from $30 per week to $20 per week.
11 III. QuestionsWhat are the two possessions that Jim and Della take a lot of pride in?Jim - his pocket watchDella - her beautiful long hair
12 III. QuestionsWhat does Della do for extra money, and how much does she get?She sells her hair to Mme. Sofronie.She gets $20 for her hair.She has a total of $21.87.
13 III. Questions How old is Jim? Jim is twenty-two. He looks thin and very serious for his age.
14 III. Questions (a) What does Jim give Della as a gift? Jim gives Della a set of combs for her hair.(b) How is this ironic?Della cut off her hair in order to buy his present.She has no use for the combs anymore.
15 III. Questions (a) How did Jim get the money to buy Della’s gift? Jim sells his pocket watch to get the money for her gift.(b) How is this ironic?Jim no longer has his pocket watch, so his gift from Della is also useless.
16 Plot TITLE ________________________________ ExpositionSettingSituation/ClimateCharactersINTERNAL or EXTERNAL (circle one)_______________ vs. _______________Protagonist AntagonistClimaxThemeDenouementPlot TITLE ________________________________author _______________________________Falling ActionRising Action(List examples that create complications or suspense)Conflict