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51 terms
Native Son
Robert Nixon
Privilege
Jim Crow Laws
Examples of Jim Crow Laws
19 year old African-American man who murdered a black woman i…
having an advantage over someone else, if you don't have priv…
a law that's purpose is to segregate African-Americans and wh…
laws against intermarriage, laws separating where African-Ame…
Robert Nixon
19 year old African-American man who murdered a black woman i…
Privilege
having an advantage over someone else, if you don't have priv…
13 terms
Native son
Sheathed
Dank
Emitting
Gingerly
Covered or put away
Disagreeably dump, musty, and typically cold
Producing or discharging
In a careful or cautious manner
Sheathed
Covered or put away
Dank
Disagreeably dump, musty, and typically cold
25 terms
Native Son
Depraved
Militant
Outlandish
Intone
Corrupt, wicked, or perverted
Vigorously active and aggressive
Bizarre;unfamiliar
To speak or recite in a singing voice; chant
Depraved
Corrupt, wicked, or perverted
Militant
Vigorously active and aggressive
10 terms
Native Son Book Two
impelling
quavering
feigned
atone
urge or force a person to action
(of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear
not genuine
make amends for
impelling
urge or force a person to action
quavering
(of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear
10 terms
Native Son Book One
Pensive
Reckon
Adulation
Debutante
dreamily or wistfully thoughtful:
to esteem or consider; regard as:
excessive devotion to someone; servile flattery.
a young woman making a debut into society.
Pensive
dreamily or wistfully thoughtful:
Reckon
to esteem or consider; regard as:
24 terms
Native Son
1. Native Son Book One
2. Native Son Book Two
3. Native Son Book Three
4. How Bigger was born
1
2
...
...
1. Native Son Book One
1
2. Native Son Book Two
2
14 terms
Native Son
Bigger Thomas
Mama - Mrs. Thomas
Vera Thomas
Buddy Thomas
A poor, uneducated black man, Bigger comes from the lowest ru…
Bigger's devoutly religious mother. Mrs. Thomas has accepted…
Bigger's younger sister. Vera, like Bigger, lives her life in…
Bigger's younger brother. Buddy, unlike his brother, does not…
Bigger Thomas
A poor, uneducated black man, Bigger comes from the lowest ru…
Mama - Mrs. Thomas
Bigger's devoutly religious mother. Mrs. Thomas has accepted…
15 terms
Native Son
Intimidate
Placid
NAACP
Bewildered
to scare
not easily upset or excited; undisturbed
National Agency for the Advancement of Colored People
confused, puzzled
Intimidate
to scare
Placid
not easily upset or excited; undisturbed
56 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
56 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
56 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
56 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
57 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
21 terms
Native son
Gallows
Taboo
Pensive
Adulation
an instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from…
An inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotiona…
Deeply or seriously thoughtful ... " there was in his eyes a pen…
Servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise... " Yessu…
Gallows
an instrument of execution consisting of a wooden frame from…
Taboo
An inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotiona…
22 terms
Native son
Florid
Graft
Taboo
Deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
Florid
excessively decorated or embellished
Graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
51 terms
Native Son
Robert Nixon
Privilege
Jim Crow Laws
Examples of Jim Crow Laws
19 year old African-American man who murdered a black woman i…
having an advantage over someone else, if you don't have priv…
a law that's purpose is to segregate African-Americans and wh…
laws against intermarriage, laws separating where African-Ame…
Robert Nixon
19 year old African-American man who murdered a black woman i…
Privilege
having an advantage over someone else, if you don't have priv…
56 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
56 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
56 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
56 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
9 terms
native son
protrude
benevolent
obscure
deride
extend beyond
kindly
uncertain; concealed
ridicule; mock
protrude
extend beyond
benevolent
kindly
22 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
56 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
25 terms
Native son
Galvanize
Prophesy
Vestibule
Florid
to incite in a riot
a prediction of the future
hallway or entrance
Flushed, rosy
Galvanize
to incite in a riot
Prophesy
a prediction of the future
56 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
55 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
56 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
56 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
10 terms
Native son
Allay
Inadequately
Seething
Keen
To diminish or put to rest
In a way that is not sufficient
Filled with intense but unexpressed anger
Having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm
Allay
To diminish or put to rest
Inadequately
In a way that is not sufficient
8 terms
Native Son
Bigger Thomas
Mary Dalton
Jan Erlone
Mr. & Mrs. Dalton
main character, killer, disadvantaged black youth
daughter of Bigger's employers, killed by him
Mary's commie boyfriend
Bigger's employers
Bigger Thomas
main character, killer, disadvantaged black youth
Mary Dalton
daughter of Bigger's employers, killed by him
56 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
10 terms
Native son
Allay
Inadequately
Seething
Keen
To diminish or put to rest
In a way that is not sufficient
To be filled with intense but Unexpressed anger
Having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm
Allay
To diminish or put to rest
Inadequately
In a way that is not sufficient
67 terms
Native son
Compounded
Ensnared
Galvanized
Exhorted
Composed of two or more parts,elements, or ingredients
To capture in, or involve as in a snare
To shock or excite into taking action
To urge, advise, or caution earnestly; admonish urgently
Compounded
Composed of two or more parts,elements, or ingredients
Ensnared
To capture in, or involve as in a snare
56 terms
Native Son
florid
graft
taboo
deference
excessively decorated or embellished
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom.
respect; courtesy
florid
excessively decorated or embellished
graft
Illegal use of political influence for personal gain
10 terms
Native son
Allay
Inadequately
Seething
Keen
To diminish or put to rest
In a way that is no sufficient
(To be) filled with intense but unexpressed anger
Having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm
Allay
To diminish or put to rest
Inadequately
In a way that is no sufficient
36 terms
Native Son
Anti-Hero
Hyper-Masculinity
Bessie and Bigger's Relationship
Why does Bigger believe Bessie is blind?
Prominent character in a play or book that has characteristic…
Exaggeration of male sterotype behavior such as an emphasis o…
Bigger uses Bessie for her body ... Bessie uses Bigger for money…
She doesn't have a life. Her life is only to support the whit…
Anti-Hero
Prominent character in a play or book that has characteristic…
Hyper-Masculinity
Exaggeration of male sterotype behavior such as an emphasis o…
21 terms
Native Son
Themes
Motifs
Symbols
Historical context
- identity... - guilt... - fear... - power... - family... - fate... - inequalit…
- blindness... - snow... - white and black
- rat... - alarm clock... - pigeon flying away... - Mary's head = guil…
During the civil rights movement
Themes
- identity... - guilt... - fear... - power... - family... - fate... - inequalit…
Motifs
- blindness... - snow... - white and black
Native Son
True or False: to cover the fears Bigg…
True or False: Bigger's mother doesn't…
True or False: Buddy faints when Bigge…
True or False: Bigger and his friends…
False, fights with Gus
False, she cares
False, Vera faints
True
True or False: to cover the fears Bigg…
False, fights with Gus
True or False: Bigger's mother doesn't…
False, she cares
18 terms
Native Son
What was the purpose of Native Son?
How was Wright able to write a realist…
What crime was Bigger on committing wi…
What family offered Bigger Thomas a jo…
Confronting the issue of slavery and segregation within America
Because he had family issues similar to Bigger Thomas
Robbery of white persons business
Dalton's
What was the purpose of Native Son?
Confronting the issue of slavery and segregation within America
How was Wright able to write a realist…
Because he had family issues similar to Bigger Thomas
27 terms
Native Son
Bigger's Girlfriend
Irish Housekeeper
Wealthy Man
Blind Woman
Bessie
Peggy
Mr. Dalton
Mrs. Dalton
Bigger's Girlfriend
Bessie
Irish Housekeeper
Peggy
24 terms
Native Son
"I could fly a plane if I had a chance…
"You got a good job now. You ought to…
"Listen, don't tell nobody, see? Here.…
"You was setting there at that table w…
Bigger
Mama
Bigger
Bessie
"I could fly a plane if I had a chance…
Bigger
"You got a good job now. You ought to…
Mama
11 terms
Native Son
Where was Wright born?
Where did Wright move to in 1927?
When did he join the communist party?
Where did Wright move to in the 1940s?
He was born into a poor Missouri sharecropping family
Chicago
When he was an adult
He moved to France in 1940s and worked for the Third World Li…
Where was Wright born?
He was born into a poor Missouri sharecropping family
Where did Wright move to in 1927?
Chicago
31 terms
Symbolism - Native Son
White
Black
Red
Blue
Good or innocence
Evil or absence
Love or anger
Calmness, beauty, loyalty sadness
White
Good or innocence
Black
Evil or absence
60 terms
Native Son Vocab
reckon
taboo
pensive
adulation
expect, believe, or suppose
a ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
deeply or seriously thoughtful
servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise
reckon
expect, believe, or suppose
taboo
a ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
32 terms
Native Son, Book 1
Pendulum
Convulsively
Feigning
Bellligerently
a weight hung from a fixed point so that it can swing freely…
jerky... "Vera gasped convulsively"(5).
pretend to be affected by... "What's the matter?" he asked, fei…
hostile or aggressive.... "What I do now?" he demanded belliger…
Pendulum
a weight hung from a fixed point so that it can swing freely…
Convulsively
jerky... "Vera gasped convulsively"(5).
32 terms
Native Son, Book 1
Pendulum
Convulsively
Feigning
Bellligerently
a weight hung from a fixed point so that it can swing freely…
jerky... "Vera gasped convulsively"(5).
pretend to be affected by... "What's the matter?" he asked, fei…
hostile or aggressive.... "What I do now?" he demanded belliger…
Pendulum
a weight hung from a fixed point so that it can swing freely…
Convulsively
jerky... "Vera gasped convulsively"(5).
80 terms
Native Son Vocabulary
convulsive
belligerent
YMCA
prophesying
violent contorsions, violent laughter
warlike
Young Men's Christian Association
foretelling the truth
convulsive
violent contorsions, violent laughter
belligerent
warlike
42 terms
Native Son: Book One
averted
abruptly
conspiracy
apprehensively
turn away(one's eyes or thoughts)
sudden or unexpeted
a combination of persons for a secret unlawful and evil purpose
uneasy or fearful over something that might happen
averted
turn away(one's eyes or thoughts)
abruptly
sudden or unexpeted
33 terms
Native Son (BOOK 1)
Richard Right
True
Uncle Tom's Children
Roxie, Mississippi
The author of Native Son
True or false: Richard Wright knew someone in his personal li…
Name Richard Wright's first (and less popular) novel
Where was Richard Wight born?
Richard Right
The author of Native Son
True
True or false: Richard Wright knew someone in his personal li…
15 terms
Native Son Quotes
Bigger
Mama
Bigger
Bessie
"I could fly a plane if I had a chance..."
"You got a good job now. You ought to work hard and keep it a…
"Listen, don't tell nobody, see? Here... take this and buy so…
"You was setting there at that table with them white folks li…
Bigger
"I could fly a plane if I had a chance..."
Mama
"You got a good job now. You ought to work hard and keep it a…
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