English FINAL moses
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story within a story
a state you can reach through meditation
a statement or group of statements that lead to a contradiction or a situation which (if true) defies logic or reason, similar to circular reasoning.
a device used to present an idea, principle or meaning, which can be presented in literary form, such as a poem or novel.
main character, narrator, hates everything
cocky, holden's roomate at Pecy, not very bright or intelligent, dates Holden's old close girl friend
Another somewhat roomate, pimply, doesn't take showers, unsociable, senior
Holden'sneighbor 2 summers ago, good relationship w/ Holden, played chess together
a friend from Mary A. Woodruff 'necked' w/, thought was intelligent
Holden's younger brother, very close to each other, played baseball (mit had poems), talked to and misses a lot, died
Holden's little sister, love of his life, very close, misses Holden, very pretty, smart
Holden's older brother, writer in hollywood, close & visits Holden
Holden's old english teacher, nice & let's Holden sleepover, but scares Holden away
a hired prostitiute that Holden and her never go anywhere she tricks him to pay $10 not $5
elevator operator who got holden his prostitiute
eddie's friend, doesn't mind having a one nighter
went to whooten, good for sex talks, met holden in the city
a mental hospital or assylum is california
where is Holden when the novel begins?
What is the name of the school?
he was asked to leave pencey prep
why is holden returning early to NYC
a red hunting hat
what did holden buy during the fencing team's trip to NYC?
secret slob, generous, cares what other people think about him, sexy bastard
how does holden describe stradlater
Over jane becuase holden is jealous stradlater went on a date with her
why do holden and stradlater get into a fight?
plain slob, no one enjoyed to be around him, doesn't try to find friends, not a ladies man
how does holden describe ackley
during their summer together, what game did holden and jane like to play
she would keep all her kings in the back row
what unusual tactic would jane use
what animals in central park does holden wonder about
when he's around children
when does holden feel happy
pretends to be shot by a gun
after maurice hits holden in the crotch, what does holden do
that they liked Romeo and juliet (a sexy play)
at breakfast what suprises holden about the nuns
a record called "little shirley beans"
what does holden buy phoebe
That everything always stayed right where it was
according to holden what is the "best thing" about the museum of natural history
he feels uncomfortable
why does holden leave mr. antolini's apartment so quicly
the sequence of actions and events in a narrative.
the time and place of the action of a short story
a central idea or message in a work of lit.
occurs when the struggle take place w/in a chraracter
occurs when a character is pitted against an outside force
a person, place, object, or activiy that represents something beyond itself.
the particular way in which a peice of lit. is written
a writer's choice of words, a significant component of style
the attitudes toward the subject and toward the audience implied in a literary work
imitates or mocks another work or parody of lit.
A brief, usually indirect reference to a person, place, or event--real or fictional
written conversation between two or more people, in either fiction or non fiction
an account of a conversation, an episode, or an event that happened before the beginning of the story
In The Divine Comedy, how many circles of hell are depicted?
Who or what blocks Dante's path to the sun?
they were driven by uncontrolled passion
Why must the souls in Circle 2 whirl endlessly on strong storms, and what was their sin?
What is the sin of all of the souls in the Circle 9?
What is the name of the river in Hell that flows downward to form a frozen lake?
treachery against God
According to The Divine Comedy, what is the ultimate sin?
Who is Mephisto?
According to Mephisto, what lasts forever?
Who saves Faust?
a creature that saved all the little children
what is the catcher in rye?