Among the Hidden: Vocab, questions, figurative language

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apparatus

Equipment for a specific purpose.

astronomical

Huge; large.

daunting

Intimidating; terrifying.

banter

Joking; kidding.

chiseled

Well defined.

infiltrator

A spy.

deranged

Crazy; insane.

lofty

Of high esteem.

flippantly

Playful disrespect; smart-alecky.

defiance

To speak against; to defy.

pristine

Clean; perfect; without fault.

propaganda

Information meant to influence a group of people.

plausible

Possible; believable.

resignedly

Reluctantly giving in.

offal

Waste; byproduct; trash.

sanctuary

A safe place; a place of refuge.

zeal

Enthusiasm; excitement.

skittish

Jumpy; nervous.

stupefied

To bewilder; to make stupid.

sabotage

To ruin; destroy.

Matthew and Mark

Who are Luke's brothers?

Big Car Family, Birdbrain Family, Gold Family, and Sports Family

What are the nicknames of the 4 families that live in the Baron houses?

Controlling and mean

How does the author portray Government?

Jen

Which character is the main antagonist in the novel?

the Government's totalitarian control.

The main conflict/problem in the novel is...

A law that limits the number of children a family can have.

What is the Population Law?

taking food away from legal people

According to the Government, third children would cause harm by...

Jen's dad offering to get Luke a fake I.D. card.

What is the falling action of Among the Hidden?

strong-willed

When Luke told Mr. Talbot, "Stop Jen? That's like trying to stop the sun," he meant that Jen was...

Adolf Hitler

What historical leader is most similar to General Sherwood?

Some governments are not fair to their people

Which of the following best describes the main theme of Among the Hidden?

The Garner's taxes were increased because of the new houses.

Why did Mother go to work at the factory?

Character vs. Society

The Government vs. Luke/Shadow Children is an example of what type of conflict?

hyperbole

What kind of figurative language is, "The smell of baking bread could fill three counties"?

simile

What kind of figurative language is, "The timer in the oven went off sounding as loud as a siren"?

metaphor

What kind of figurative language is, "Real life was outdoors" ?

simile

What kind of figurative language is, "Trying to stop Jen was like trying to stop the sun"?

metaphor

What kind of figurative language is, "The cool air was a jolt"?

onomatopoeia

What kind of figurative language is, "Jen hissed in Luke's ear"?

simile

What kind of figurative language is, "Luke felt like a prisoner"?

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