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What does Zaroff promise Rainsford if Rainsford wins the hunt?
What will happen to Rainsford if he loses the hunt?
He will die
Why does Rainsford wear moccasins?
it leaves the poorest trail
What caused Rainsford to believe Zarroff knew he was hiding in the tree? Do you think Rainsford was right? Give reasons why you believe one way or the other.
I think Zaroff knew that Rainsford was in the tree. Zaroff was looking up the tree and stopped right before he got to him. He laughed, smiled and walked away. Zaroff knew Rainsford could do better. He wanted the hunt to last longer.
How did Connell (the author of "The Most Dangerous Game") create suspense? Give at least one example from the text.
He created suspense when Zaroff was looking up into the tree that Rainsford was in. "He looked up the tree inch by inch." We wanted to know if Zaroff was going to kill Rainsford. We were worried about Rainsford's life.
Where does Rainsford spend the first night of his hunt?
in a tree
Where does Rainsford wind up at the end of the story? What does Rainsford do in the last scene of the story?
Rainsford gets Zaroff room and mansion. Rainsford kill Zaroff and Rainsford still feels like a beast at bay.
Who tries to warn Elie and the other people in the village about what is coming?
Moche the beatle
What does Madame Schacter scream on the train as they are going to the concentration camp? How is this significant?
She screamed fire. This was significant because when they got there, there was a fire. They were burning babies and children.
During what war did the holocaust take place?
World War 2
How old is Elie and how old is Chlomo?
When they get to the camp, how old do they tell the guards they are? Why do they do this?
A prisoner tells them to lie and they do. Elie says he is 18 and Chlomo says he is 40. Elie is too young and Chlomo is too old. This will make them work rather than be sent straight to the chambers(death).
What does Elie see when they arrive at the camp?
a fire, They were burning babies and children
After Elie has been at the camp for a while, who does he direct his anger toward? How do you know? Give examples from the text.
He is mad at God. He feels betrayed and wonders why he would let his followers go through so much pain and suffering. An example is when he stops praying.
How far do Elie and the other prisoners run in a day when the camp was evacuated?
What do the prisoners do with the dead on the train ride across Poland?
They take their clothes off and throw them out of the train.
After Elie's father died, Elie could think of only one thing. What was that?
At the end of the book Elie is liberated and taken to the hospital. What does he think about himself when he looks in the mirror?
he thinks of himself as a corpse
What did Mme. Loisel's husband do for work?
Why does Mme. Loisel never go around Mmm. Foriester?
She enys her
Did Mma Loisel enjoy being at the fancy dinner? Give evidence from the text to support your answer.
She did becasue it says that she danced and had a great time.
What does Mme. Loisel's husbaand do in order to replace the diamond necklace.
He buys a new one. He has to use his saving, use his dad's money, work, and borrow money(loans). He just became more and more in debt.
Do you think that Mme. Foriester should have to repay the difference back to the Loisels for the difference between the cost of the orginal necklace and the replacement necklace? Why or why not?
No, she shouldn't because loisel should have been responsible and not have lied about the necklace.
What does forunato do the upsets Monetresor?
Make fun of his name
Is there a cask of Amontillado in Monetresor's vault?
Is this a crime of passion or is the pre-planned? How do you know? Give at least two examples from the text.
Pre-planned because monetresor had to empty out the space and put the chains up.
Does Fortunado realizes what is happening? If so, when does he make this relization?
Yes, but when he is already chained up at the end.
What is kept in Montrestor's vault under his castle?
dead bodies/ bones and wine
Who do you think was in the wrong, Montresor or Fortunado?
Both because Fortundao shouldn't have made fun of his name and Montrestor shouldn't have killed him.
The time and place of a story
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience
a large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering
a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.
offering little or no hope/ bare
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work. helps the reader picture what is happening
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
a state or feeling of excited or anxious uncertainty about what may happen.
A warning or indication of a future event
the general character or attitude of a place, piece of writing, situation, etc.
a temporary state of mind or feeling.
a conflict can be internal, involving opposing forces within a person's mind. man vs self
conflict with in themselves
A struggle between a character and an outside force
A method an author uses to let readers know more about the characters and their personal traits.
a description of the distinctive nature features of something or someone
full of/ to have (graceful)
without/lack of (fearless)
person who does ( baker)
build ( construction)
able to (affordable)
down off (deconstruction)
During what time period did the Harlem renaissance take place?
what was the Harlem renaissance? what was the movement about?
spread of African american culture.
What events led to the Harlem renaissance? name at least two.
They moved to the north because there were job opportunities and less discrimination. They moved from the south because there were poor crop yields and discrimination.
Who is Langston Hughes?
African American Writer(short stories) / poet(poems) who wrote about African American culture during the Harlem Renaissance
What is Langston's poem "Rivers" talking about?
the flow of African American history
What is Langston's poem "The Crystal Stair" talking about? explain.
It is talking from the mothers point of view. She is telling her son that life is hard and difficult. There will holes and nail that try to mess you up, but work through it.
What is so significane about the day that shakesspeare was born and they that he died?
April 23 he was born(1564) and died(1616)in the same month and same the same day
Where did Shakespeare live?
What did shakespeare contribute to the world of English literature? Explain.
He made a huge impact on us. He wrote plays in the 1500s and it is 2020 and we are reading them and doing the plays hundreds of years later.
What is the central problem as the play begins?
Montague and Capulet feud ( at the very beginning it was the servants)
In what city is the play set?
A very angry prince escalus appears and stops the riot. What is his decree? provide a quote.
put to death ". . . if this happens again you will pay with your lives."
Romeo says that he is willing to swear by the moon that he is telling the truth about his love for Juliet. Why doesn't Juliet want him to swear by the moon?
The moon us always changing and she wants his love to be consistent
Scene 4 is known to be the messenger scene. Who is the messenger and what is the message?
The messenger is the nurse and the message is to meet at confession to get married.
Romeo and Juliet's suicide is foreshadowed in Scene 6. Cite the dialogue recited by Friar Lawrence.
" May the heavens be happy with this marriage so nothing unfortunate may happen" "sudden joys have sudden endings"
Why does Mercutio blame Romeo for his death before he dies?
Romeo got in the way and Tybalt got a cheap shot under Romero's arm on Mercutio
Why is Prince Escalus especially angry when he enters the scene? Who is Mercutio to the Prince?
They are cousins
What is Romeo's punishment for killing Tybalt?
How does Juliet react to tybalt's death
She blames it on Romeo and is mad, but then has a 180 and doesn't want to talk about her husband in a bad way.
What does Juliet send to Romeo as a token of her love?
In scene 1, count Paris is talking to friar about his upcoming wedding to Juliet. Why doesn't he tell Paris that Juliet is already married?
It is supposed to be a secret
What is the Friar's plan for Romeo and Juliet? Explain.
He gives Juliet a sleeping potion that will make her look dead and will send a letter to Romeo to come and get her out of the tomb.
When Juliet apologizes to her father for being disobedient, what does he do? How is this a possible complication?
make the wedding a day earlier. Romeo may can't get there in time.
What does Juliet take the night before she is going to marry Paris? Who finds her?
sleeping potion and the nurse finds her.
Who takes word to Romeo that Juliet is "dead"?
Why does Romeo not get the letter from Friar Lawrence explaining the plan?
Friar John got quarantined
Who does Romeo run into at the tomb? What happens to this person?
Paris and Romeo kills him
Explain what happens when Romeo goes in the tomb. How does he describe Juliet? Why does Juliet look the way she does?
Juliet is dead but her cheeks and lips still have color. He says that it may have happened a while ago. Juliet is waking up from her potion.
What does Romeo do after he kisses Juliet?
How does Juliet orginally try to join Romeo in death? What does she wind up doing to take her own life?
Kiss him to get poision but there isn't any so she stabs herself.
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