coll final 2.docx - READ 0098-33 Svendsen Fall 2019 Final Exam Take Home Directions For this exam you should use the skills we\u2019ve practiced throughout

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READ 0098-33 Svendsen, Fall 2019 Final Exam: Take Home Directions: For this exam, you should use the skills we’ve practiced throughout the semester to read Stephen King’s essay “Why We Crave Horror Movies.” As you read, remember to ask questions, define terms, and annotate. Once you’ve finished reading the essay, answer the following questions. Your answers should be typed and printed . You must submit the completed exam on Webcampus by December 16 at 3:30 pm. I. Vocabulary (20 points) Choose ten words from the following list. Locate the words in the essay, copy the sentence that contains the word, and use context clues to determine the definition. depleted status quo innately coveted potential sanctions voyeur remonstrance menaced recoil exhibit penchant morbidity exalted subterranean 1. Word: Depleted. Sentence: “ And horror movies, like roller coasters, have always been the special province of the young; by the time one turns 40 or 50, one’s appetite for double twists or 360-degree loops may be considerably depleted ” (King 3). Context: consumable. 2. Word: Innately. Sentence: “We also go to establish our feelings of essential normality; the horror movie is innately conservative, even reactionary” (King 4). Context: Natural. 3. Word. Menaced. Sentence: “The fun comes from seeing others menaced —sometimes killed” (King 6). Context: killed or danger. 4. Word: Penchant. Sentence:” It is true that the mythic, “fairy tale” horror film intends to take away the shades of gray…. It urges us to put away our more civilized and adult penchant for pure blacks and whites (King 7).
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