Who owns all the stories in "All Stories are Anansi's"
The sky god Nyame
What is important to people who told the story in "All Stories are Anansi's"?
Victims have what in common in "All Stories are Anansi's"
Animals, dumb, gullible, and some are cocky
All folk tales have what in common?
They have good, evil, a lesson and a theme
Why does Pluto fall in love with Persephone?
Cupid shoots him
Demeter shows anger by...
Killing off all the crops in nature.
Why can Persephone only live on earth part of the year.
She ate 4 seeds from a pomegranate
Most dialogue takes place where in "How the Snake Got Poison"
What was God's final gift to snake in in "How the Snake Got Poison"
How are the snakes and varmints alike in "How the Snake Got Poison"
They were both getting killed off.
What was snake's response to varmint's complaint in "How the Snake Got Poison"
He couldn't see them.
How does snake change after he gets poison in "How the Snake Got Poison"
He kills everyone
Why do seagulls mean liberty in "Icarus and Daedalus"
Because they were free and could fly.
Icarus and Daedalus
Were father (D) and son (I)
Icarus flies towards heaven, why?
It was very warm.
After Icarus flies towards heaven what happens?
He dies because the wax melted and he drowned.
In "Perseus", when Acrisis finds out he has a son what does he want to do?
Who helps Perseus with weapons to kll Medusa?
Why does Perseus take the eye of the Gray sisters?
It will convince them to tell him where Medusa lives.
Why does Perseus looks into his sheild?
If he looks at Medusa he will be turned to stone.
Where does "Sun and Moon in a Box" take place?
At the beginning of time in an Indian village.
What do Kachinas use sun and moon for?
Coyote and Eagle both want what in "Sun and Moon in a Box"
What does Eagle show he is by giving Coyote the box?
He is not responsible
The first people flew where in "The people Could Fly"
People shed their wings,why?
Who was the good in "The people Could Fly"
The good in "The people Could Fly" was Toby and the bad was the overseer.
Flying means what in "The people Could Fly"
They are going to heaven
Example of hyperbole in "Grasshopper Logic"
What does the grasshopper want to do when he gets home?
Go out with some friends.
What happens after the princess kisses the frog in "The Other Frog Prince"
Who are the main characters in "Beefsnakstik"
Beefsnakstik and a platypus
Why is Rifka's family heading to America?
They are Jewish
Who doesn't know about Rifka's family's escape
Rifka's feelings for Uncle Avrum
She loves him and thinks he is great.
Nathan's action of escaping home was what?
Brave and courageous and risky
Why is Rifka at first happy about Saul joining the army.
He torments her.
Why does Rifka's mom take candlesticks?
They were a prized possession and heir loom
Tovah can't hear of escape plans why?
It would put her in danger.
Relationship between Tova and Rifka
They are cousins and best friends.
Opening scene of All Summer in a Day
It is very rainy and a group of kids is waiting for their teacher to come back.
Setting and mood of All Summer in a Day
On very wet and dreary Venus
What is Margot like?
She is fragile, earthborn, and sad.
How does Margot feel about water?
She finds it very traumatizing
Children disrespect Margot by doing what?
Teasing her and locking her in a closet when the sun comes.
She is Irish and Italian
Tone of Melting Pot
Serious and informational
Cosby imitates Jackie Robinson by doing what?
Walking pidgeon toed
Why does Jackie and his friends wear bandages over their eyes?
To imitate Sugar Ray Robinson
Cosby portrays mother as?
Tone of Tarzan...
Purpose of Melting Pot and Tarzan
To reflect on their childhood
What kind of animal is Rikki
Exposition of Rikki
He is swept out of his home by a flood.
After Rikki gets warmed up what happens?
He becomes alive and a pet.
First conflict in th garden was between who?
Nag and Rikki
Nag's evil wife.
After Rikki kills Karait what happens?
Rikki becomes confident.
When do Birds and frogs rejoice?
After Rikki kills Nagaina
Rikki's character is what?
Brave and Just.
Why does Victor take French?
To impress the girl he likes, Teresa
What are Victor's feelings toward Mr. Bueller after the 1st class?
He was mad at him and didn't like him
What happen's to the narrarator's pain when he leaves school in Stolen Day
It goes away.
What does pretty sore at mother, mean
Nararrator's feelings after catching big carp in Stolen Day
He felt great and proud.
Narrarator's reaction to family laughing at him
He was sad at hurt.
Similaraities of Stolen Day and Seventh Grade
They were both trying to convince.
the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.
The opposing force
Time and place
Tell aabout the picture
Marley lets us know what about Scrooge
He is a very old miser and his former buisness partner.
Scrooge and his nephew, Fred.
Have very different views on love and on Christmas
Scrooge's honest and hard-working clerk; Tiny Tim's father, has a joyful soul.
What does Scrooge do to people enjoying Christmas.
He objects to it.
How does Scrooge show he is uneasy when he gets home?
He talks to himself, he thinks he is hallucinating, checks every room.
Wrongs forged in his life.
Was miserable and he was never cared for.
Scrooge's engagment is ended by who and why?
By his wife because all he cared about was money.
How is Marley different from the other characters?
He is the narrarator.
Why does Bob want to go home on Christmas?
He wants to be with his family since he is always working.
What are the 2 women selling to Uncle Joe?
Scrooge's old stuff.
Why doesn't Scrooge want to give Cratchit a day off?
He feels he shouldn't pay people for not working
Scrooge in 1st act of play.
An old, mean, selfish, lonely miser
Scrooge's old boss; showed him that he could work and be a "jolly" guy
Event that signaled Maple Street's troubles
A flashing light and loss of all electronic devices.
Steve explains flash of light as a what?
Tommy explain's flashing light as what?
Why does Steve want to hear Tommy's story?
To consider the possibility.
Clue in Act 1 that neighbors won't trust each other.
They start singling out Les Goodman and questioning him.
Act 2, Steve's role.
To watch the Goodmans' house for suspicious behaviour
Who are the monsters on Maple Street
kindness, generosity, charity
Being able to hear
nervous and confused
a word thrown into a sentence or conversation
When two negative words are used where only one is needed.