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Vocabulary and Terms for the short story "The Interlopers".
to agree or give in to
one who raids and loots
a pattern that appears repeatedly in literature
showing religious devotion
words that sound alike but have different spellings
an expression of sympathy
a lack of feeling or energy
friendly end to a quarrel
help in a difficult situation
someone who knows everything about everyone in the story
surprise (ironic) ending
resolves a story's conflict in a totally unexpected way
clues in the text surrounding a word as to its meaning
a message about life or human nature that the writer wants to communicate
where and when a story takes place
"Good readers automatically check, or ____, their comprehension of what they read."
One way to check your comprehension is "by ______ difficult passages."
animals hunted for sport
noisy quarrels about hunting on someone else's property
a male roe deer
a shrill cry or sound
restrained or immobilized
term for a mild winter
New Year's Eve, the feast day of Saint Sylvester (Pope Sylvester I)
likely to spread and cause disease
one who intrudes in a place, situation, or activity
a gulp or swallow
a struggle between opposing forces
feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
point in a plot that creates the greatest intensity, suspense, or interest; usually the point at which the conflict is resolved