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False Impressions

STUDY
PLAY
beckon
to summon by a gesture
drawl
to speak in a slow manner
inscription
a short engraved message
liberation
freedom
scheme
a secret plan
conviction
a strong belief
elective
a school subject chosen by the student
ferocity
fierceness
linger
to stay
scowl
to look angry by frowning
abrasion
scrape
anguished
upset
detention
punishment
glower
stare in a mean way
jeering
taunting, to make fun of
ominously
in a threatening way
quiver
to shake or tremble
spellbound
as if in a trance
stupendous
huge, tremendous
transfixed
unable to move
"Charles"
Shirley Jackson- narrated by mom, real name is Laurie, mom found out there was no Charles
"Seventh Grade"
Gary Soto- takes place in California, boys scowled to appeal to girls, Victor took French so he could be with Theresa
"The War of the Wall"
Toni Cade Bambara- Painter came to put mural on wall, the community was upset by this, Morris twins brought her dinner- she didn't eat it b/c she was a vegetarian, mural showed important African-Americans from the time and from the community.
"in the inner city"
Lucille Clifton
"Homeless"
Anna Quindlen- essay on the homeless
"Little by Little"
Jean Little- created a lie so she wouldn't have to write her name on the board
5 Reading Stratgies
Questioning, Predicting, Connecting, Reviewing, Evaluating
short story
usually revolves around 1 idea
climax
The highest point of interest in the story
theme
main message author want to share with the reader
4 types of conflict
man v. man
man v. himself
man v. nature
man v. society
protagonist
main character
antagonist
force or character working against the main character
essay
a short piece of non fiction that deals with one subject.