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struggle between two characters, between an individual and a group or between a force such as nature or fate
process of showing how a character changes or of revealing different sides of a characters personality
in the censors what does juan do at the beginning of the story that gets him in trouble
writes a letter
the monkeys paw What literary devices are shown in these passages:
a. "I don't know what the first two [wishes] were, but the third was for death."
"...how could two hundred pounds hurt you, father?
foreshadowing and then irony
What is an unreliable narrator What line(s) show that the narrator is unreliable?
a narrator you cant trust and mad i am not
in the apple tree What makes the apple tree seem valuable to the father
his friend tells him its rare
what are three themes of this story
allusion vs reality
ignorance making one blind to reality
In "Contents of the Dead Man's Pockets" What does the yellow paper symbolize at the beginning of the story?
toms work and ambition
What three things might the seven rooms suggest
sunrise to sunset seven ages of man seven deadly sins
"The Necklace" How does Madame Loisel react when her husband secures an invitation to a fancy party?
furious and ungrateful
In "Leiningen Versus the Ants" What is Leiningen's main flaw?
overconfidence in his own intelligence
What is the main struggle between the antagonist and the protagonist
antigones obedience to higher law against creons desire for order
why might antigone be considered a tragic figure
her refusal to give in to Creon results in her downfall
Why might Creon be considered a tragic figure
lost everything that was dear to him suffers greatly because of a flaw in his character
What factors makes creon a tragic figure
refusal to listen to haimons argument grief over deaths of haimon and eurydice
belated decision to release antigone
Does the choragus agree with creons final statement
no because he believed his pride caused his ruin
What are the functions of the chorus?
1. recall/interpret past events 2. foretell the future 3. comment on actions
What is the requirement for a tragic hero or heroine
The odds are unconquerable; Tragedy requires that the hero or heroine make choices that lead to a situation where there is no escape.
How is the story of Oedipus literature's greatest example of dramatic irony?
He is searching for the murderer of Thebes, and he is the murderer.
In A Tale of Two cities book 1 what is the first line of the novel
it was the worst of times it was the best of times
Who reports seeing a man clinging to the bottom of the Marquis' carriage?
an unnamed mender of roads
Which two characters illustrate the theme of love being stronger than hate?
mrs pross and madame defarge
What does Dr. Manette do when he finds out that Darnay is a prisoner in France?
immediately goes to Paris
what does carton learn when he eavesdrops on the defarges
madame defarge wants lucie and little lucie killed
why does carton trade places with darney
he promised lucie he would do anything for her or for a life she loved
what is cartons last statement
It is a far, far better thing that I do
than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known."
What and who are in cartons vision of the future
charles and lucie having a child and naming it after him revolutionaries killed lorry and dr manette living long happy lives
in much ado about nothing which two characters insist they do not want to marry
beatrice and benedick
What does Beatrice mean when she says, "I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow"?
doesnt want to hear a man say he loves her
What does Benedick say a woman must have if he is to marry her?
rich, wise, virtuous, fair, mild, noble, of good discourse, and an excellent musician
what is the friars plans
to pretend that hero is dead to make claudio feel bad and if he doesnt she will get sent to a convict
what are three things claudio must do for penance
write epitaph for hero
marry heros cousin
declare hero is innocent
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