english final study guide
terms and definitions
an associate, partner
a false and malicious accusation
no longer in existence
the choice or best of a group
deep-seated hostility, often mutual
deceptive outward appearance; front part of a building
to stop; forbear
to use up gradually
to mislead; to fool
or or like a corpse; pale, gaunt, thin
to complain or to find fault in a petty or nagging way
to produce; to be the parent of
no longer used or useful; very old
a subordinate; an assistant
the point of highest interest and suspense in a literary work
a work in which each element symbolizes, or represents, something else
a comparison oc two things that are alike
a section of a literary work that presents an even or series of events that occurred earlier than the current time in the work
act of presenting events that occur in the future
language that creates a concrete representative of an object
difference between appearance and reality
presents the private sensations, thoughts, and emotions of a character
a force that moves a character to think, feel, or behave in a certain way
series of events related to a central conflict
point of view
vantage point from which a story is told
dialect from a particular place
the place and time from where a story is told
an uncritically accepted fixed or conventional idea, particularly such an idea held about whole groups of people
when a symbol stands for or represents both itself and something else
a seemingly contradictory statement, idea, or event
a central idea in a literary work
impending; threatening; about to occur
permanent; incapapble of being erased or removed
lack or concern
black and blue; colored like a bruise
filled with joy
imagine or infer on slight sounds
A cone-shape Navajo shelter built by covering a log frame with adobe
give in or slacken
A caucasian man, the 15 year old boy, bobby fischer, and Lindo jong
who were the characters in Rules of the Game?
SHerlock holmes, Watson, Dr. Roylott, Julia, Helen, Miss Stoner,
who were the cahracters in Speckled Band?
Mrs. Wilson, Johnny, Boyd
who were the characters in After You, My Dear Alphonse?
Chee, Old Man Fat, Chee's daughter
who were the characters in Chee's daughter?
the barber, the customer Torres,
who were the characters in Lather and Nothing Else?
Framton Nuttel, the neice, Mrs. Sappleton
who were the characters in The Open Window?
Mme. Loisel, her husand, Madame Foestier,
who were the characters in the Necklace?
Rules of the game author?
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Speckled band author?
after you, my dear alphonse author?
juanita platero and syowin miller
chee's daughter author?
lather and nothing else author?
the open window author?
guy de maupassant