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Tuck Everlasting Prologue and chpts 1 to 5

RMS 5/8
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a center around which other things revolve or from which they radiate
infinite
unlimited or immeasurable
melancholy
a gloomy state of mind or depression
staggering
astonished;
venture
an undertaking involving uncertainty or danger
consolingly
to comfort or cheer
"The worst is happening at last." What type of figurative language?
foreshadow
"brother of Jesse" Who am I?
Miles Tuck
"was drinking water in the wood" Who am I?
Jesse Tuck
"never smiles." Who am I?
Angus Tuck
"Treepgap" Who am I?
a village
"squats in the wood." Who am I?
a toad
"water spurted like a fountain"What type of figurative language?
simile.
"wore a yellow suit." Who am I?
the stranger
Mae's most prized possession
music box
"considers running away" Who am I?
Winnie
We own Treegap and the wood.
Fosters
I recognized the music in the wood. Who am I?
Granny (grandmom of Winnie)
"the air fairly hummed' What type of figurative language?
personification
"the house was so proud of itself."What type of figurative language?
personification
Winnie was "near the boiling point."What type of figurative language?
hyperbole
Mae "a great potatoe of a woman"What type of figurative language?
metaphor
"that's the elf music I told you about"
flashback
"deep, damp" What type of figurative language?
alliteration
appearance hasn't changed in 87 years
Mae, Miles, Jesse & Tuck
tranquil
peaceful, quiet
self depreciation
undervaluing oneself.
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?
Winnie
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?
similie
"earth trembling on its axis like a bettle on a pin." What type of figurative language?
simile
"The first week of August... like the highest seat of a ferris wheel." What type of figurative language?
simile
"sighing trees" What type of figurative language?
personification
"road went humbly by"
personification
"The wood is a damp mattress of leaves on the ground." What type of figurative language?
metaphor
What happened in the wood when Winnie went there in the morning?
She saw Jesse and the fountain.