Tuck Everlasting Prologue and chpts 1 to 5
a center around which other things revolve or from which they radiate
unlimited or immeasurable
a gloomy state of mind or depression
an undertaking involving uncertainty or danger
to comfort or cheer
"The worst is happening at last." What type of figurative language?
"brother of Jesse" Who am I?
"was drinking water in the wood" Who am I?
"never smiles." Who am I?
"Treepgap" Who am I?
"squats in the wood." Who am I?
"water spurted like a fountain"What type of figurative language?
"wore a yellow suit." Who am I?
Mae's most prized possession
"considers running away" Who am I?
We own Treegap and the wood.
I recognized the music in the wood. Who am I?
Granny (grandmom of Winnie)
"the air fairly hummed' What type of figurative language?
"the house was so proud of itself."What type of figurative language?
Winnie was "near the boiling point."What type of figurative language?
Mae "a great potatoe of a woman"What type of figurative language?
"that's the elf music I told you about"
"deep, damp" What type of figurative language?
appearance hasn't changed in 87 years
Mae, Miles, Jesse & Tuck
What amazing fact is revealed about the Tucks?
Their appearance has not changed for 87 years.
Why is Winnie thinking about running away?
She wants to do something important.
Who wishes they had a brother or a sister?
What did Winnie's grandmother think of the music coming from the wood?
Her grandmother thought she heard the music before and that it was elfs.
Jesse is "like a well handled marionette." What type of figurative language?
"earth trembling on its axis like a bettle on a pin." What type of figurative language?
"The first week of August... like the highest seat of a ferris wheel." What type of figurative language?
"sighing trees" What type of figurative language?
"road went humbly by"
"The wood is a damp mattress of leaves on the ground." What type of figurative language?
What happened in the wood when Winnie went there in the morning?
She saw Jesse and the fountain.