Mrs. Morera English midterm

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Anti-Semitic
a person who discriminates against or is prejudiced or hostile toward Jews.
Dowry
the money, goods, or estate that a wife brings to her husband at marriage
Pogrom
organized persecution of an ethnic group (especially Jews)
Black Market
The illicit buying and selling of goods in violation of legal price controls, rationing, etc.
Ghetto
A section of a city in which all Jews were required to live
Prisoner of War
A person who is captured and held by an enemy during war, especially a member of the armed forces
Trenches
A long narrow excavation in the ground which serves as a shelter from enemy fire or attack
Curfew
An order that after a certain time activities are prohibited
Holocaust
the systematic mass slaughter of European Jews in Nazi concentration camps during World War II
Survivor
a person who continues to function or prosper in spite of opposition, hardship, or setbacks.
Dire
Causing or involving great fear or suffering/extreme
clamored
a loud uproar
Waning
To decrease in strength, intensity/ become weaker
Moor
To fasten a boat with a boat or anchor/ to dock a boat
Muster
assemble or gather usually an army or crew
Hark
To listen attentively; to recollect to a past event
Mirth
Gladness and merriment usually accompanied by laughter
Clamber
To climb using both hands and feet
Flummoxed
Overwhelmed/ confused/ to bewilder
marauding
engaged in raiding and plundering
Seventh Grade
A boy goes to great lengths to impress a girl
All Summer in a Day
A group of kids turn against a girl until they experience the same thing she has
Amigo Brothers
A friendship is more important than an opportunity of a lifetime
The Luckiest time of all
A story is passed from one generation to the next
Zoo
Matter of perspective; there are two sides to every story
After twenty years
One friend becomes a criminal and the other one becomes a cop
Papa's Parrot
A pet comes to symbolize the issues between a father and a son
Suzy and Leah
Two girls jump to conclusion and don't get to know each other
Stolen Day
A kid who is thirsty for attention pretends to be sick
A Christmas Carol
A miserly old man is shown the errors of his life
The Monsters are Due on Maple Street
Suspicions cause chaos among neighbors
A Wizard of Earthsea: Setting
Earthsea
A Wizard of Earthsea: Time
Future
A Wizard of Earthsea: Major Characters
Ged, Vetch, Ogion
A Wizard of Earthsea: POV
3rd person
A Wizard of Earthsea: Plot
Ged wants to become a wizard
A Wizard of Earthsea: Conflict
He needs to defeat the shadow master. It represents his negative side
A Wizard of Earthsea: Climax
When he encounters the shadow monster
A Wizard of Earthsea: Resolution
When he becomes one with the shadow monster
A Wizard of Earthsea: Theme
Overcoming your negative trait
A Wizard of Earthsea: other
What can knowing the name lead the. First work of magic, two necessities in order to control someone
That Was Then, This Is Now: Setting
Oklahoma
That Was Then, This Is Now: Time
1950s to 1960s
That Was Then, This Is Now: Major Characters
Mark, Bryon, MnM, Cathy
That Was Then, This Is Now: POV
1st person (Bryon)
That Was Then, This Is Now: Plot
Two best friends are growing apart
That Was Then, This Is Now: Conflict
Bryon wants to change, Mark doesn't
That Was Then, This Is Now: Climax
Bryon turns Mark into the cops
That Was Then, This Is Now: Resolution
Bryon isn't 100% sure that he did the right thing
That Was Then, This Is Now: Theme
Two friends that love each other as brothers
That Was Then, This Is Now: Other
What Bryon meant and what Mark meant when they said "that was then and this is now"
Maus: Setting
Poland (holocaust)
Maus: Time
WW2
Maus: Major Characters
Vladek, Artie, Anja, Mala
Maus: POV
1st person
Maus: Plot
Surviving the Holocaust
Maus: Conflict
All the things that Vladek endures to survive
Maus: Climax
When they get caught by the nazis
Maus: Resolution
They get sent to Auchwitz
Maus: Theme
Survival
The Graveyard Book: Setting
England
The Graveyard Book: Time
Present
The Graveyard Book: Major Characters
Bod, scarlet, Sleer, Jack, Ms. Lupescu, Silas
The Graveyard Book:POV
3rd person
The Graveyard Book: Plot
An assassin is hunting down a boy
The Graveyard Book: Conflict
Bod has to stay in the graveyard for his own safety
The Graveyard Book: Climax
When the Sleer devours the man jack
The Graveyard Book: Resolution
He can leave the graveyard
The Graveyard Book:Other
Know Bods special privileges, what Sleer protects, Danse Macabre
The Hobbit: Setting
Middle Earth
The Hobbit: Major Characters
Bilbo, Dwarves, Gandalf, Gollum, Beorn, Smaug, Bard
The Hobbit: POV
3rd person
The Hobbit: Plot
Dwarves want to take back kingdom
The Hobbit: Conflict
They have to fight Smaug for kingdom
The Hobbit: Climax
When Bilbo gives Bard the Arkenstone
The Hobbit: Resolution
Battle of the five armies
The Hobbit: Theme
Believe in yourself
Noun
A part of speech that names a person, place, thing, or idea
Pronoun
Names specific persons, places, things, and ideas
Verb
A word used to express action or a state of being
ADJECTIVE
modifies a noun or pronoun; includes articles
ARTICLE
Adjective
ADVERB
modifies a verb, adjective or another adverb
PREPOSITION
shows the relationship between words in a sentence
CONJUNCTION
is a word used to connect words, phrases, and clauses in a sentence .
INTERJECTION
A word or phrase that expresses emotion