English 10 Final Exam
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Gregor Samsa's profession
The number of years prior to Gregor's transformation that Gregor's father's business failed and the problems for his family begun
Definition: to think about, admire
"Sing to me, America!" is an example of a(n) [literary device]
Definition: addressing something or someone that cannot respond
In "Gentlemen, Start Your Engines," Dave is fascinated with ... and tries to pass this passion onto the narrator.
(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
The direction the cars turn in a NASCAR race
Country in which "The Photographer" is set
Narrator of "The Photographer"
("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.
Definition: Covering a lady needs to wear in public (Afghanistan)
Prize money for finding Ratliff in "Vanish"
Amount of the prize money in "Vanish" that is supplied by Ratliff
First and last name of the main character of "Vanish"
Term in "Vanish" referring to the people trying to find Ratliff
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)..."
Name of the main character in Kafka's "Wedding in Preparations in the Country"
Name the character in "Othello": General, falls in love with Desdemona
Name the character in "Othello": Villain, not promoted, wants revenge
Name the character in "Othello": Honored by the Duke, nobleman, Desdemona's father, senator
Name the character in "Othello": Desires to marry Desdemona, Venetian gentleman, promoted by Iago to annoy Brabantio
Name the character in "Othello": In love with Othello, desired by Roderigo
Name the character in "Othello": Wise man who commands a lot of respect
In "Othello," Cyprus is about to be attacked by ...
Where "Othello" is set
(Othello) Iago's wife
(Othello) ___ prevents the Turkish invasion (one word)
Definition: an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances, reference to something else
Mars is the god of ...
In "War of the Worlds" the narrator is fascinated by ... (space creators)
Orson Welles plays Professor ... in the radio broadcast of "War of the Worlds"
(War of the Worlds) ... kills the Martians
(Harrison Bergeron) Setting - location
(Harrison Bergeron) Setting - year
"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.
(Persepolis) Character that was dressed in dark clothing, shaven haircut, friendly and open towards Marji, interested in war
Marji has to leave the nun's boarding house because she ate pasta out of the pot and then retaliated by calling the nuns ...
(Persepolis) Marji and Armelle (Julie's mother) have two things in common: philosophy and ....
(Persepolis) Marjane's friend's father in Austria - Marji looked up to him in a posititve light
Name of the face-covering garment that France made illegal for women to wear in public as of April 11, 2011
Monetary fine for wearing a face-covering garment in France (euros)
Monetary fine for forcing women to cover their face in France (euros)
Monetary fine for forcing a minor to cover their face in France (euros)
In general, Persepolis [condemns/approves] of wearing a veil.
Birth name of Muhammad Ali (boxer)
Ruling dictator of Zaire during the Rumble in the Jungle
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 ...
True or false: Socrates does create a different person for his private and public lives.
Socrates suggests that if the jurors in Athens condemn him to death, they will be infinitely ... about murdering him.
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
The accuser of Socrates that appears in the Meno dialogue
The "son of Thetis"
... is pleasing to the Gods. (Platonic dialogues)
Shame is a species of the genus ...
... is a species of the genus Justice
True or false: It is likely to become hostile while discussing good and bad, according to Socrates.
True opinions are like the statues of ... (according to Socrates)
... is equally as important as true opinion
Ancient Greek term referring to a sting ray
Who is a torpedo fish in the Meno dialogue?
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)
(Nice Little People) Point of view
(Nice Little People) Person who is followed throughout the story (who is the story about?)
(Nice Little People) Person who Lowell kills
Luke Jackson's mother in Cool Hand Luke
Definition: an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances
___ literature often suggests that human condition is unreasonable, irrational and incommunicable.
The name "Cool Hand" Luke comes from Luke's ability to play ...
How many renters are in the Samsa household?
Gregor's position in the army
Luke send a magazine picture back to the prison inmates - it is a picture of Luke with ...
Definition: a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)