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Short Story Unit
Terms in this set (50)
"The revolver pointed as rigidly as if the giant were a statue." This is an example of a/an _____.
"The Cossack was that cat; he was the mouse." This is an example of a/an _____.
"An apprehensive night crawled slowly by." This is an example of _____.
"Which instigates the moral reflection that life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating." This is an example of _____.
When Montresor and Fortunato are in the catacombs, they drink some wine and Fortunato says, "I drink...to the buried that repose around us." Montresor replies, "And I to your long life." This is an example of _____.
When you look at Mary Maloney, Montresor, and Mathilde Loisel, you see an interesting connection. Each of these characters is a damaged _____.
To Waverly Jong, her mother is a/an _____.
Even though he was young when the events in the story occurred, the reader finds Brother to be a/an _____.
In addition to being the protagonist, Montresor is also a/an _____ in "The Cask of Amontillado."
Mathilde Loisel is a dissatisfied housewife who daydreams of luxury. This part of her story is the _____.
The running buck and swirling winds are examples of _____ in "The Interlopers."
The sink where Roger scrubs his face serves as a/an _____ in "Thank You, Ma'am."
The black satin of the jewel case in "The Necklace" is an example of a/an _____.
The death of the scarlet ibis serves to _____ the death of little Doodle.
The gifts that Jim and Della give each other are both the worst and best gifts they could've chosen.
In "The Most Dangerous Game," good triumphs over evil.
Brother shares at least some responsibility for Doodle's death.
An Amontillado is a rare type of engraved Italian sword.
Roger wanted money to buy a pair of brown suede shoes.
The four elements of an introductory paragraph are the hook, bridge, summary, and thesis.
On the Storytelling Arc, the longest part of a story is called the "Falling Action."
This contains a metaphor: Love is a battlefield.
This contains adjectives shifted out of order: The large bull, red-eyed and angry, charged the matador.
This contains a participle: Hissing and slithering, the diamond-scaled snakes attacked their prey.
This contains a participle: Feet kicking, the cat climbed the tree.
This contains an absolute: The raccoon, a scavenger, enjoys eating turtle eggs.
This contains an absolute: The Pavilion was a simple city, long and rectangular.
Using a rhetorical question is a weak way to launch an introductory paragraph.
Has a family coat of arms that features a snake biting a person's heel
A brutal man with sharp teeth and blood-red lips
A national chess champion who doubts a woman will ever win the title
While trapped in the woods, offers his wine flask to his enemy
Ulrich van Gradwitz
Is given $10 and a lesson in morality
Is the first character to understand the irony of the Christmas gifts
Jim Dillingham Young
A police officer whose murder will likely never be solved by authorities
Struggles to understand why we are cruelest to the ones we love most
Completely blinded by dried blood that crusted over his eyes
Accepts her misfortune with unexpected grace and fortitude
Dresses like a fool and is played like a fool
Learns the art of invisible strength
Learns the art of Waverly Jong
Named William Armstrong, which was "like tying a big tail on a small kite"
Is the second character to understand the irony of the Christmas gifts
Della Dillingham Young
Was a hunter, but becomes the hunted after falling off a boat
Pregnancy is one of the reasons this character kills
Carries a purse so large it holds everything but a hammer and nails
Dies in a trap intended to kill his employer
Ivan, the Cossack
Consumes a fish that could symbolize the flesh of her own child
Loans out a piece of costume jewelry
Unknowingly consumes the evidence of the crime he's investigating
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