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epic english midterm exam 9th grade

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deference

humble yielding of wishes

tacit

unspoken

chafing

rubbing

traverce

pass through

mettle

courage

haggard

warn or tired

tenacious

holding firmly together

wainscots

wood panaling

reticence

keeping ones feeling to them self

sagacity

wisdom

pathos

feelings of sympathy

providence

forehanded circomstances

imperturbably

unshakenly calmly

exposition

the setting  forth of facts detailed explanation

description

picture in words

dialogue

conversation between 2 characters

action

unfolding of events by what the character does

round

complex

flat

uncompleted one dimentical

dynamic

changes during the story

static

unchanging during the story

allusion

a reference to something biblical literary or historical

imagery

use of words that apele to the 5 scenes

foreshadowing

hints that predict the future

personification

giving human qualities to something non human

irony

saying or doing the opposite of doing whats expected

verbal irony

using laguage other than what is expected

situational irony

a discrepancy between expectation and fulfullment

dramatic irony

the audience knows something the actor dosent

short story

1.can be read in one sitting

2. realistic

3. one inpresion

fairy tale

narrative containing supernatural beings

realism

accurate depiction of life

moral

simple statement that gives a simple truth

theme

dominant idea

conflict

clash of actions ideas wills or forces

types of conflict

1.man vs self

2 man vs man.

3. man vs nature

4. man vs a power greater than himself

man vs society

resolution

how the conflict gets solved

protagonist

main character

antagonist

the oppisision of the main character

setting

time and place

characters

those who carry out the plot

plot

sequence of events in a story

subjects joined by the conjunction and

plural

in a sentence with a verb phrase the first helping verb must agree with the subject

know this

the verb must agree with

the subject

in an inverted sentence, the verb comes _______ the subject

before

the title of anything is

singular

collective nouns are ____

singular

each, either, neither, one, everyone, everybody, no one, nobody, anyone, anybody, someone, somebody, everything, anything, something, another, nothing, less, little, much

singular

both, few, several, many

plural

2 or more antecedents joined by and should are

plural

2 or more antecedents joined by or, nor are

singlular

henry Harrison

tennessee wrote a newspaper his book  queed was popular has 6 more storys published in mcClure‚Äôs magazine in 1911

who wrote miss hinch

henry Harrison

story was about a detective trying to find a murder

miss hinch

james ullman

wrote stories plays first american to clime mount everest writes about mountains

who wrote top man

james ullman

groop of people climbing the mountian k3

top man

hamlin garln

1860 to 1940 represent pioneres of pioneres in the midwest afer cival war grew up on iowa farm but moved east encouraged socal reform

who wrote under the lions paw

hamlin garlin

story about a poor farmer that gets trapped into buying more land

under the lions paw

tomas aldrich

born in newhapture prepared for collage at 13 moved to nyc published first poetry at 19 story of bad boy was written 1869 known for surprise endings and precise word choices

who wrote marjory daw

tomas aldrich

story about a guy who broke his leg and gets letters for comfert

marjory daw

marry freeman

1852-1930 works reflects people of newengland best known for characters

who wrote revolt of mother

marry freeman

dad builds barn mom makes it into house

revolt of mother

willa cather

1873-1947 grew in nebraska

who wrote Neighbor  Rosicky

willa cather

old guy has heart problems

Neighbor  Rosicky

noun

person place thing or idea

verb

a word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence, and forming the main part of the predicate of a sentence, such as hear, become, happen.

adjative

discribes a noun

adverb

discribes verb adj or adverb

pronoun

replaces a noun

prepisition

a word governing, and usually preceding, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element in the clause

conjuction

combines words and sentences

interjection

a exclamation word at the begining of the sentence

dressups

ly adverb

strong verb

quality adj

www.absha clause

appositive

participal phrase

sentence openrs

subject

prepisitinal

ly advdrb

participal phrase

www.absha clause

vss

thesis statemnt

discribes your papers main points

plagerism

copying word for word

paraphrasing

transating a passage into your own words

summarizing

shortining a passage

in text citation

citition you use while writing your paper

topic sentence

the sentance to introduce your paragraph

work cited page

where you list all your sourses at the end of your paper