Short Stories Vol 2 Flashcards

Terms Definitions
mistrusted
doubted
scheme
plan
Tumultuously
Disorderly
imputation
an accusation
annihilate
to destroy
barren
empty; deserted
Style
Maya Angelou
emanate
to come forth
philoprogenitiveness
refers to family
Babs/ Barbera
Roman Fever
The Lottery
Shirley Jackson
Young Boys Stand
NPR
conducive
tending or leading (to)
regime
government, administration in power
guant
adj. thin and bony
The Necklace
Guy de Maupassant
Lynne Cox
Swimming to Antarctica
contract
squeeze or press together
disconsolate
adj: cheerless; dejected, downcast
dispatched
put an end to; killed
meager
(adjective) a small amount, slight
quarry
object of a hunt; prey
A Wagner Matinee - catagory
Regional
Condone
(verb) To excuse or allow.
5 steps to writting
prewritting
rough draft
revise
edit
final copy
Sagacity
ability to make good judgments
subside
decrease in amount or intensity; settle down
Robert
The narrator who has an epiphany.
ACM Climax
When they fly their kites
fetter
to restrain with chains or shackles
Theme
Central message epressed in a story
potential
adj. possible, but not yet existing
disarming
adj. removing or overcoming suspicion; inspiring confidence
dialogue
the words spoken by the characters
idescent
adj. shining with shifting rainbow colors
countenance
appearance, esp. the look or expression of the face:
earnestly
Resulting from or showing sincere and intense conviction
"the scarlet ibis" is written in...
first person
Village people
• Ignorant, follow priests, know little
Dee
Maggie's older sister, Maggie and her mom believe that Dee Holds the world in one hand and that "no" is a word Dee has never heard before; Dee is better off then Maggie, she is outgoing and confident
rising action
Women informant talks to enemy Rep.Sniper shoots the gunman in the tank and the old woman
protagonist
the main character, who must overcome obstacles and resolve the conflict
Ominous
menacing; something related to an omen foreshadowing trouble.
protagonist
main character in fiction or drama and is sometimes the hero
Third-Person Narrative
the narrator uses “he” and “she” and is an outside observer of the story.
plot
The series of related events that make up a story.
Setting
the area in which a story takes place
Dramatic Irony
Requires an audience; audience, or 1 character, knows something another character doesn't; creates suspense or humor
Conquest
(n) the overcoming of a problem or weakness; a person whose affection or favor has been won
Fuselage
(n.) the central body portion of an aircraft
Who is the protagonist of Through the Tunnel?
Jerry
NARRATOR
The "voice" that speaks or tells a story.
juxtaposition
an act or instance of placing close together or side by side, esp. for comparison or contrast.
EQ Main characters
Lew Harrison, Fred Bockman, and the Narrator
Double Zoo
The creatures in the zoo are paying and so are the people looking at the zoo
Point of View
The way the Narrarotor tells the story
7th writing tip:
7. Indent paragraphs. Stay within the two page limit.
What is Human Feelings?
Emotions that all certain human beings share.
Jeremy Goldblatt is so Not Moses
Main Character: Jeremy Goldbaltt; Chelsea Balter-Minter; Rabbi Sandler; Candy Andy
Setting: 7th Grade; Jeremy Goldblatt's Bar Mitzvah
Conflict: Different so not accepted (Bar Mitzvah)
Theme: Accept people for who they are
Marshaled
(n) to arrange or place in line for a parade, maneuver, review, or march
what is external social conflict
when the protagonist struggles against the customs or ideals of a society
third person point of view
narrator outside the story sees the world through one character's eyes and reveals only that character's thoughts.
highest point in the pit and the pendulum
pit pendulum and caving walls
Pleading Child and Perfectly Contented
What is the name of the two piano pieces??(Two Kinds)
I know why the caged bird sing tt
Theme you cannot be helped unless you let people in and just telling someone you like them can help them
Tone: encouraging
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