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Dr. Feldman English 10 Final Exam Second Semester --------------- Please note the following: - These quiz questions exclude vocabulary quizzes. - The questions and terms in this Quizlet study set will not be identical to the questions on the quiz; they might be altered to fit Quizlet formatting. - Any "subjective" quiz questions are not in this set; they might have been altered to become more "objective" in nature. - The questions were entered into Quizlet NOT in chronologica…

Traveling salesman

Gregor Samsa's profession

Samsa

Gregor's last name

Five

The number of years prior to Gregor's transformation that Gregor's father's business failed and the problems for his family begun

Ardor

Definition: to think about, admire

apostrophe

"Sing to me, America!" is an example of a(n) [literary device]

apostrophe

Definition: addressing something or someone that cannot respond

cars

In "Gentlemen, Start Your Engines," Dave is fascinated with ... and tries to pass this passion onto the narrator.

boring

(Gentlemen, Start Your Engines) "The intense sublime experiences of life that, though over in a flash, expand to take up most of our past" are NOT the ... events in a person's life.

National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing

What the abbreviation NASCAR stands for

left

The direction the cars turn in a NASCAR race

Afghanistan

Country in which "The Photographer" is set

Didier

Narrator of "The Photographer"

debris

("The Photographer") "Aghast, I stare at that tiny dot" inside of the girl's back. The dot is a piece of ... that shot into her body and paralyzed her.

Chadri

Definition: Covering a lady needs to wear in public (Afghanistan)

5000

Prize money for finding Ratliff in "Vanish"

3000

Amount of the prize money in "Vanish" that is supplied by Ratliff

Evan Ratliff

First and last name of the main character of "Vanish"

hunters

Term in "Vanish" referring to the people trying to find Ratliff

cryptogram

Samsa is a ... for the name Kafka

failure to communicate

At the end of the movie "Cool Hand Luke," Luke says, "What we have here is (a)..."

Raban

Name of the main character in Kafka's "Wedding in Preparations in the Country"

Othello

Name the character in "Othello": General, falls in love with Desdemona

Iago

Name the character in "Othello": Villain, not promoted, wants revenge

Brabantio

Name the character in "Othello": Honored by the Duke, nobleman, Desdemona's father, senator

Roderigo

Name the character in "Othello": Desires to marry Desdemona, Venetian gentleman, promoted by Iago to annoy Brabantio

Desdemona

Name the character in "Othello": In love with Othello, desired by Roderigo

Duke

Name the character in "Othello": Wise man who commands a lot of respect

Turkey

In "Othello," Cyprus is about to be attacked by ...

Venice

Where "Othello" is set

Emilia

(Othello) Iago's wife

storms

(Othello) ___ prevents the Turkish invasion (one word)

Allegory

Definition: an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances, reference to something else

war

Mars is the god of ...

Martians

In "War of the Worlds" the narrator is fascinated by ... (space creators)

Pierson

Orson Welles plays Professor ... in the radio broadcast of "War of the Worlds"

disease

(War of the Worlds) ... kills the Martians

USA

(Harrison Bergeron) Setting - location

2081

(Harrison Bergeron) Setting - year

simile

"His thoughts fled in panic, like bandits from a burglar alarm." Literary devices at play in this statement include personification and ...

Simone de Beauvoir

(Persepolis) Marji's mother's favorite author: French author of The Second Sex. She argued for women's rights and was also a prominent figure in the existentialist movement. She died in 1986.

Momo

(Persepolis) Character that was dressed in dark clothing, shaven haircut, friendly and open towards Marji, interested in war

prostitutes

Marji has to leave the nun's boarding house because she ate pasta out of the pot and then retaliated by calling the nuns ...

reading

(Persepolis) Marji and Armelle (Julie's mother) have two things in common: philosophy and ....

Houshang

(Persepolis) Marjane's friend's father in Austria - Marji looked up to him in a posititve light

Niqab

Name of the face-covering garment that France made illegal for women to wear in public as of April 11, 2011

150

Monetary fine for wearing a face-covering garment in France (euros)

30000

Monetary fine for forcing women to cover their face in France (euros)

60000

Monetary fine for forcing a minor to cover their face in France (euros)

condemns

In general, Persepolis [condemns/approves] of wearing a veil.

Cassius Clay

Birth name of Muhammad Ali (boxer)

Mobutu

Ruling dictator of Zaire during the Rumble in the Jungle

10

The amount of money Zaire offered in total (millions of dollars) to host the fight between Foreman and Ali.

smartest man in the world

The Oracle of Delphi made a statement that Socrates is the ...

false

True or false: Socrates does create a different person for his private and public lives.

guilty

Socrates suggests that if the jurors in Athens condemn him to death, they will be infinitely ... about murdering him.

Sophists

Definition: Traveling teachers that taught how to win an arguement; didn't believe in gods; refused the idea of an absolute right or wrong

Corrupting the youth

Socrates is accused of:
1. Not believing in the gods
2. ______

Anytus

The accuser of Socrates that appears in the Meno dialogue

Achilles

The "son of Thetis"

Pious

... is pleasing to the Gods. (Platonic dialogues)

Fear

Shame is a species of the genus ...

Piety

... is a species of the genus Justice

true

True or false: It is likely to become hostile while discussing good and bad, according to Socrates.

Daedalus

True opinions are like the statues of ... (according to Socrates)

Knowledge

... is equally as important as true opinion

Torpedo fish

Ancient Greek term referring to a sting ray

Socrates

Who is a torpedo fish in the Meno dialogue?

double

Socrates, in Meno, asks the slave boy how he could ... the area of a square. (Answer: use the diagonal as the side length of a new square)

3rd person

(Nice Little People) Point of view

Lowell

(Nice Little People) Person who is followed throughout the story (who is the story about?)

Madelaine

(Nice Little People) Person who Lowell kills

Arletta

Luke Jackson's mother in Cool Hand Luke

Allegory

Definition: an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances

Absurdist

___ literature often suggests that human condition is unreasonable, irrational and incommunicable.

poker

The name "Cool Hand" Luke comes from Luke's ability to play ...

Three

How many renters are in the Samsa household?

Lieutenant

Gregor's position in the army

two women

Luke send a magazine picture back to the prison inmates - it is a picture of Luke with ...

Proletarian

Definition: a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)

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