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Feldman Second Semester Quiz Questions

Dr. Feldman English 10 Final Exam Second Semester --------------- Please note the following: - These quiz questions exclude vocabulary quizzes. - The questions and terms in this Quizlet study set will not be identical to the questions on the quiz; they might be altered to fit Quizlet formatting. - Any "subjective" quiz questions are not in this set; they might have been altered to become more "objective" in nature. - The questions were entered into Quizlet NOT in chronological order. - The quest…
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Traveling salesman
Gregor Samsa's profession
Samsa
Gregor's last name
Five
The number of years prior to Gregor's transformation that Gregor's father's business failed and the problems for his family begun
Ardor
Definition: to think about, admire
apostrophe
"Sing to me, America!" is an example of a(n) [literary device]
apostrophe
Definition: addressing something or someone that cannot respond
cars
In "Gentlemen, Start Your Engines," Dave is fascinated with ... and tries to pass this passion onto the narrator.
boring
(Gentlemen, Start Your Engines) "The intense sublime experiences of life that, though over in a flash, expand to take up most of our past" are NOT the ... events in a person's life.
National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing
What the abbreviation NASCAR stands for
left
The direction the cars turn in a NASCAR race
Afghanistan
Country in which "The Photographer" is set
Didier
Narrator of "The Photographer"
debris
("The Photographer") "Aghast, I stare at that tiny dot" inside of the girl's back. The dot is a piece of ... that shot into her body and paralyzed her.
Chadri
Definition: Covering a lady needs to wear in public (Afghanistan)
5000
Prize money for finding Ratliff in "Vanish"
3000
Amount of the prize money in "Vanish" that is supplied by Ratliff
Evan Ratliff
First and last name of the main character of "Vanish"
hunters
Term in "Vanish" referring to the people trying to find Ratliff
cryptogram
Samsa is a ... for the name Kafka
failure to communicate
At the end of the movie "Cool Hand Luke," Luke says, "What we have here is (a)..."
Raban
Name of the main character in Kafka's "Wedding in Preparations in the Country"
Othello
Name the character in "Othello": General, falls in love with Desdemona
Iago
Name the character in "Othello": Villain, not promoted, wants revenge
Brabantio
Name the character in "Othello": Honored by the Duke, nobleman, Desdemona's father, senator
Roderigo
Name the character in "Othello": Desires to marry Desdemona, Venetian gentleman, promoted by Iago to annoy Brabantio
Desdemona
Name the character in "Othello": In love with Othello, desired by Roderigo
Duke
Name the character in "Othello": Wise man who commands a lot of respect
Turkey
In "Othello," Cyprus is about to be attacked by ...
Venice
Where "Othello" is set
Emilia
(Othello) Iago's wife
storms
(Othello) ___ prevents the Turkish invasion (one word)
Allegory
Definition: an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances, reference to something else
war
Mars is the god of ...
Martians
In "War of the Worlds" the narrator is fascinated by ... (space creators)
Pierson
Orson Welles plays Professor ... in the radio broadcast of "War of the Worlds"
disease
(War of the Worlds) ... kills the Martians
USA
(Harrison Bergeron) Setting - location
2081
(Harrison Bergeron) Setting - year
simile
"His thoughts fled in panic, like bandits from a burglar alarm." Literary devices at play in this statement include personification and ...
Simone de Beauvoir
(Persepolis) Marji's mother's favorite author: French author of The Second Sex. She argued for women's rights and was also a prominent figure in the existentialist movement. She died in 1986.
Momo
(Persepolis) Character that was dressed in dark clothing, shaven haircut, friendly and open towards Marji, interested in war
prostitutes
Marji has to leave the nun's boarding house because she ate pasta out of the pot and then retaliated by calling the nuns ...
reading
(Persepolis) Marji and Armelle (Julie's mother) have two things in common: philosophy and ....
Houshang
(Persepolis) Marjane's friend's father in Austria - Marji looked up to him in a posititve light
Niqab
Name of the face-covering garment that France made illegal for women to wear in public as of April 11, 2011
150
Monetary fine for wearing a face-covering garment in France (euros)
30000
Monetary fine for forcing women to cover their face in France (euros)
60000
Monetary fine for forcing a minor to cover their face in France (euros)
condemns
In general, Persepolis [condemns/approves] of wearing a veil.
Cassius Clay
Birth name of Muhammad Ali (boxer)
Mobutu
Ruling dictator of Zaire during the Rumble in the Jungle
10
The amount of money Zaire offered in total (millions of dollars) to host the fight between Foreman and Ali.
smartest man in the world
The Oracle of Delphi made a statement that Socrates is the ...
false
True or false: Socrates does create a different person for his private and public lives.
guilty
Socrates suggests that if the jurors in Athens condemn him to death, they will be infinitely ... about murdering him.
Sophists
Definition: Traveling teachers that taught how to win an arguement; didn't believe in gods; refused the idea of an absolute right or wrong
Corrupting the youth
Socrates is accused of:
1. Not believing in the gods
2. ______
Anytus
The accuser of Socrates that appears in the Meno dialogue
Achilles
The "son of Thetis"
Pious
... is pleasing to the Gods. (Platonic dialogues)
Fear
Shame is a species of the genus ...
Piety
... is a species of the genus Justice
true
True or false: It is likely to become hostile while discussing good and bad, according to Socrates.
Daedalus
True opinions are like the statues of ... (according to Socrates)
Knowledge
... is equally as important as true opinion
Torpedo fish
Ancient Greek term referring to a sting ray
Socrates
Who is a torpedo fish in the Meno dialogue?
double
Socrates, in Meno, asks the slave boy how he could ... the area of a square. (Answer: use the diagonal as the side length of a new square)
3rd person
(Nice Little People) Point of view
Lowell
(Nice Little People) Person who is followed throughout the story (who is the story about?)
Madelaine
(Nice Little People) Person who Lowell kills
Arletta
Luke Jackson's mother in Cool Hand Luke
Allegory
Definition: an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances
Absurdist
___ literature often suggests that human condition is unreasonable, irrational and incommunicable.
poker
The name "Cool Hand" Luke comes from Luke's ability to play ...
Three
How many renters are in the Samsa household?
Lieutenant
Gregor's position in the army
two women
Luke send a magazine picture back to the prison inmates - it is a picture of Luke with ...
Proletarian
Definition: a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)