52 terms

English 3H Final

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alienate
make unfriendly
captivate
attract and hold the attention and interest of
current
now going on or existing
discretion
quality of being discreet
forbearance
quality of being patient or self-controlled when provoked
mendacious
given to or marked by deception
pique
arouse anger or resentment in
quagmire
soft, swampy ground
solemn
made or done seriously or thoughtfully
spontaneous
resulting from a natural impulse
atypical
not typical
curt
rudely brief
duress
compulsion by threat
formidable
tending to inspire awe or wonder by reason of notable size
indubitable
too evident to be doubted
premature
occurring or done before the proper time
specify
make something specific
stymie
stand in the way of
unremitting
constant
vociferous
vocal
Epistolary novel
written as a series of documents
ex) diary entries, newspaper clippings
Gothic novel
novel characterized by the atmosphere of mystery and horror
setting
the time and place the story is taken place
irony
the use of words to convey a meaning that is opposite of the literal meaning
foreshadowing
to show or indicate beforehand
metaphor
a figure of speech to show a similarity between
personfication
giving human qualities to inanimate objects
Mina
Jonathon's fiancee
Lucy
Mina's best friend, first character to fall for Dracula's spell
Dracula
vampire, lives in Transylvania
Jonathan
comes in contact with Dracula in the beginning of the novel, Mina's lover
Dr Seward
dedicated to finding Dracula, Lucy's doctor
Major themes of Dracula
Womens roles
Faith vs. Science
Macbeth
Thane of Glamis, not evil but weak, murdered Duncan, murdered by Macduff
Lady Macbeth
married to Macbeth, stronger than her husband, her idea to kill Duncan
Duncan
king of Scotland, murdered by Macbeth
Malcolm and Donalbain
Duncans son, fled Scotland after fathers death
Banquo
Banquo does not act to fulfill the prophecies, appears after dying as a ghost to Macbeth.
Fleance
Banquos son
Macduff
questions Macbeth and refuses to recognize him as king, kills Macbeth in the end
Witches
foresee Macbeth s ascent to power
3 Illusions in Macbeth
bloody baby
baby with tree
helmeted head
Major themes of Macbeth
guilt and remorse
ambition and temptation
Fire
humans tendency to ruin nature
Conch
authority and order
Scar
evil, decay, and destruction
Glasses
ability to understand and know
Storm
things arent good in the "real world"
Island
microcosm of the world
Lord of the Flies
terror created out of irrational fear
Painted Faces
hiding ones true self
Major themes of LOTF
hunger for power
loss of innocence
breakdown of civilization