Mrs. Mateyka Recommendation Questions
As a rule, I enjoy literature and reading, and putting my thoughts to paper
helps me marshal my thoughts and focus on the nuances of the topic; I enjoyed
almost every assignment I had last year. That be
1. What do the king and duke do to Jim?
The king and duke sell Jim to a farmer named Phelps in Pikesville.
2. Why does Huck write Miss Watson?
He believes that Miss Watson can rescue Jim from capt
Huck Finn Questions Chapters 20-30
1. How does Huck explain Jim to the duke and the king?
Huck explains Jim by saying that he owned him, and had originally set out to go
south to a new plantation with his fathe
Act 1 Study Guide Questions
1. What is a theocracy and what role does it play in Arthur Millers play?
A theocracy is a form of government in which the clergy are the ruling class.
Theocracies generally have n
Vocabulary Unit 9
Abate (v.) To make less in amount, degree; to subside, become less (L)
Syn: Diminish, Decrease
Ant: Intensify, increase
The storm did not abate for almost a week after it started.
Adulation (n.) Excessiv
Vocab. Unit 6
1. Anomalous [adj.] (L) Not fitting into a common or familiar type or classification
Syn: Incongruous, inconsistent
Ant: Common, Familiar
Most alien encounters in fiction are immediately preceded by anomalous
Vocabulary Unit 11
Abstemious (adj.) Moderate, characterized by abstinence and self-discipline(L)
Syn: Temperate, Sober
Ant: Indulgent, Immoderate
Preachers are characterized as being amongst the most abstemious of people
Acrimonious Stinging, bitter in temper or tone (L)
Syn: Biting, caustic
Ant: Gentle, warm
Sometimes an overly blunt sarcastic comment can turn into an acrimonious tirade.
Bovine Resembling a cow or ox (L)
Vocabulary Unit 7
Austere Severe or stern in manner; without adornment
Syn: forbidding, rigorous
Ant: mild, indulgent
Sent: Monks and their monasteries are known for their austerity.
Beneficent Performing acts of kindness or charity; confer
Vocab Unit 3
Vocab Unit 3
1. Abominate [v.] (L) to regard with aversion of hatred
Syn: abhor, dislike Ant: Cherish, covet
Many modern journalists truly abominate the new figures coming to power in various