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Reading Unit 5 8th Grade
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How does the author foreshadow what will happen to Jerry in "The Banks Of Sacramento"?
When jerry is warned not to monkey with the cables.
From what point of view is "The Banks of Sacramento" written?
Why is the story "The Banks of Sacramento" considered to be written in limited point of view?
Because we only know what Jerry is thinking
What is concrete imagery?
It is a literary device used to appeal to one or more of the five senses.
What is the purpose of stream of conciousness in "You Need to go Upstairs"?
It is used so that the reader would know what it is like to be blind
What is the setting of "Emily Geiger"?
The american south
The words "Spinning, swamped,slimed, and sunk" are all examples of what literary device?
A poetic line that flows past the end into the next line with no punctuation is called what?
What is the atmosphere in "Driving to town late to mail a letter"?
In the "Incident of the French Camp" the boy delivers a message to who?
"Incident of the French Camp" and "Emily Geiger" are examples of what type of poem?
What is the message of "The First Robin"
true adventures attempt difficult tasks despite fear of failure
In "The Way of the Water-Hyacinth" the water-hyacinth is symbolic of what?
What two tones does "The First Robin" contain?
Serious and Humorous
The theme of life springing from which is dead is and example of what?
Bombeck uses what to achieve humor in "Elusive Rest Area"?
In "Che fece... IL Gran Rifiuto" the one who says what would do the same although the consequences be grievous?
The chief antagonist of "Ben-Hur" is who?
Name an example of irony in the story "Elusive Rest Area".
When the family wants to eat lunch, there are no rest areas their side of the highway.
What is the term that lets the reader know the thoughts of the all the characters in the story?
What do the stories "Incident of the French Camp" and "Emily Geiger" both show?
perseverance, loyalty, and courage
When does dramatic irony happen in the story "Ben-Hur"?
When the reader knows what happened to Ben-Hur's mother and sister but he does not.
In the story "Ben-Hur" who is the character trait of pride associated with?
Ben-Hur is an example of what?
Name an example of understatement in "Ben-Hur"
When Jesus is not referred to himself by name but with words like "carpenter" or "the son of Marry"
Name an example of paradox in "Ben-Hur"
"Pride is never so loud as when in chains"
How are Amrah and Simonides alike in "Ben-Hur"?
Both are loyal servants to Ben-Hur and his family
What is caesura?
a pause in the middle of a line of poetry, usually indicated by a mark of punctuation.
What literary device is common in humorous writing?
When Ben-Hur escapes what name does he desire to be called?
son of Arrius
What sort of poetic justice happens to Messala?
He is paralyzed and humiliated after Ben-Hur beats him in the race.
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