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mote
speck
obstinacy
stubborn
feral
untamed
Daft
foolish, stupid
synod
church meeting
bovine
stolid; dull.
"Appetizer"
Robert H. Abel
avaricious
greedy for wealth
Describe Teddy
Day DreamerSubmissiveQuiet 
The Garden Lodge
Willa Cather
genial
kind, cheerful, and cordial
adudacity
noun
shameless, daring, or boldness
harass
to persistently bother or torment
Garden of Stubborn Cats
Italo calvino
fervid
intensely enthusiastic or passionate, especially to an excessive degree
ermine
white fur with black spots
Truman Capote
Author of "A Christmas Memory"
metabolism
the organic processes that are necessary for life
The conversion of the Jews
Philip Roth
setting
when and where story takes place
Dee- "Everyday Use"
very commanding/leader. temper: scalding humor-sarcastic/ bitter
Disparage
to lower in rank or reputation; degrade
relented
to soften in feeling, temper, or determination; to become more mild
exposition
usually presents a character who is placed in a situation that contains the possibility of action
conception
an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
kindling
noun
pieces of dry wood or other material that can be easily lighted to a start a fire; tinder
The Crysanthemums.
Eliza: "lean and strong" wants attention from her husband, energetic.Henry, Eliza's HusbandThe "tinker." Con artist, throws the flowers away and keeps the pot.  
nuance
a subtle difference or distinction in expression, meaning, response, etc.
Falling Action
the events that are consequences of the climax
Climax
Point at which the main conflict is resolved.
foils
characters who are very much alike but differ in one major personality trait or attitude
remonstrated
to say or plead in protest, objection, or disapproval.
appearance vs. reality; when an event occurs that violates the expectations of the characters, the reader, or the audience
Irony of situation
third person limited
point of view using "he," "she," "they" where the writer knows the thoughts and feelings of only one main character
rising action
a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build toward the point of greatest interest.
SECOND PERSON:
The story is told from the view of "you."
seeing the upstanding people in the forest
Goody Cloyse- religion teacher. allusion. he feels betrayed because all these people who taught him his religion are evil
First person point of view
Telling a story from the point of view of a character in the story
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