BGHS Eng 9 final review

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tragedy

play in which the main character comes to an unhappy end

character motive

the reason behind a character's actions

suspense

anxiety or uncertainty about what will happen next in a story

dramatic irony

contrast between expectation and reality

character rank

the importance of a character in the play

prologue Act 1

foreshadows the death of Romeo and Juliet

Why does Friar Lawrence agree to perform the wedding between Romeo and Juliet?

he believes it could end the feud between the Montagues and Capulets

Where did Romeo first meet Juliet?

at the Capulet party

Who killed Tybalt after he killed Mercutio?

Romeo

Who told Romeo that Juliet was dead?

his servant Balthasar

soliloquy

long speech by someone alone on stage expressing private thoughts

character foil

character who highlights the characteristics of another through contrast

How does Paris die?

Romeo kills him at Juliet's tomb

Why does Juliet take a sleeping potion?

In order to appear dead so that she won't have to marry Paris

How does Juliet die?

she stabs herself with Romeo's daggar

Which four people died on the same night?

Romeo, Juliet, Paris, and Lady Montague

Who had a daughter named Susan?

the Nurse

Peter

servant to the Nurse

Juliet

daughter of Lord Capulet

Nurse

Juliet's caretaker

Tybalt

quick-tempered relative of the Capulet family

Paris

nobleman who has asked for Juliet's hand in marriage

Benvolio

loyal friend to Romeo

Mercutio

tells Romeo a funny story about Queen Mab to try and cheer him up

Romeo

son of Lord Montague

appeal to authority

persuasion technique using a famous person to endorse a product

repetition

persuasion technique that repeats the same thing over and over

rhetorical question

persuasion technique that asks an obvious question

Kaddish

prayer for the dead

Madame Schachter

screamed on the train when she had a vision of a fire

Kabbalah

Jewish mysticism

Birkenau

first concentration camp

Dr. Mengele

performed experiments on prisoners

Why did one particular execution affect the prisoners so profoundly?

it was a child

How did Elie's parents make a living?

shopkeepers

A-7713

Elie's identification number

Sighet

town where Elie grew up

the Lorax

spoke for the trees being chopped down

the Onceler

chopped down trees to make thneeds

Who wrote the Lorax?

Dr. Suess

apex

highest point

indict

charge with a crime

recipient

one who receives

bogus

not genuine

brandish

wave threateningly

adhere

to stick

broach

open for discussion

ostracize

to remove or dispel

suave

smooth and sophisticated

revere

to show honor and respect

integrity

honesty

nominal

insignificant

irrevocable

not able to be altered

evince

to display clearly

The duck's feathers (is, are) colorful.

are

She (don't, doesn't) want to see that movie.

doesn't

Neither Bob nor Steve (is, are) going to the race.

is

Sheila and Mary (is, are) trying out for cheerleader.

are

All of the students (is, are) taking a test.

are

Ten dollars (is, are) the cost of each ticket.

is

My class (has, have) been on two field trips this year.

has

My team (is, are) playing in the championships.

is

They (was, were) out late last night.

were

Everybody (is, are) anxious for summer.

is

Not one of my friends (has, have) called me today.

has

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