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Short Story Test

Author: The Sniper
Liam O' Flaherty
Author: The Most Dangerous Game
Richard Connell
Author: Marigolds
Eugina Collier
Author: The Scarlet Ibis
James Hurst
Author: The Cask of Amontillado
Edgar Allen Poe
Author: The Gift of the Magi
Author: The Necklace
Guy de Maupassant
Setting: The Sniper
Dublin; June at Night; War Time
Setting: Marigolds
The Great Depression, Summer, Poverty ,Rural Maryland
Setting: The Scarlet Ibis
WW1, Old Women Swamp
Setting: The Cask of Amontillado
Carnival Time, Italy
Setting: The Most Dangerous Game
Early 1920s, Carribean, Shiptrap island
Setting: The Gift of the Magi
New York City, 3rd Class
Setting: The Necklace
19th Century, Paris, 3rd Class
1.careless actions lead to regret
2. War is pointless and brutal
3. The brutality of war can alter lives
The Sniper theme
1. poverty makes life difficult but hope brightens it up
2. in order to show compassion, one must think of others
Marigolds theme
1. Withholding love causes sadness
2. appreciate what you have, when you loose it its gone forever
3. Pride has negative consequences
The Scarlet Ibis theme
1. Revenge can get out of hand if it is not contained
2. vanity can lead to destruction
The Cask of Amontillado theme
1. love and sacrifice are more important than worldly possessions
The Gift of the Magi theme
1. pride and envy can destroy happiness
2.hard work leads to satisfaction
The Necklace Theme
1. all living creatures have feelings-walk in someone else's shoes to know how they really feel
The Most Dangerous Game theme
Which 4 stories relate to the negative nature of PRIDE?
The Most Dangerous Game,The Cask of Amontillado,The Necklace,The Scarlet Ibis
Which 4 stories teach hard work leads to success?
The Scarlet Ibis,The Necklace,The Most Dangerous Game,The Cask of Amontillado
Which 4 stories had surprise endings that were situational irony?
The Sniper,The Necklace,The Gift of the Magi,The Most Dangerous game
Which 4 Stories Deal with Regret?
The Scarlet Ibis, The Sniper, Marigolds, The Necklace
POV: The Sniper
3rd Person Limited
POV: The Most Dangerous Game
3rd Person Limited
POV: Marigolds
1st Person
POV: The Scarlet Ibis
1st Person
POV: The GIft of the Magi
3rd Person Limited
POV: The Cask of Amontillado
1st Person
a comparison using the words "like" or "as"
a comparison NOT using "like" or "as"
language that appeals to the 5 senses
a warning or indication of a future event usually in a work of literature
narrator who is not always prospective about what's going on in a story or is deliberately not telling the whole truth
unreliable narrator
words or phrases that are repeated for emphasis or effect
tension or anxiety created by a combination of tone setting or plot elements
a contrast between appearance and reality usually when reality is the opposite of what it seems ; three types
when the writer or speaker says one thing but means something completely different
verbal irony
when what happens is the opposite of what is expected to happen
situational irony
when the reader or audience knows something a character does not
dramatic irony
sound words
an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings of its constituent elements or from the general grammatical rules of a language
A metaphor that is developed over several sentences our throughout an entire work
extended metaphor