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Literature: the cast of amontillado & the secret life of walter mitty
the setting of the cast of amontillado
developed characters whose sanity is q…
1809-1849
orphaned at an early age
during the carnival... in the catacombs beneath his estate... benea…
edgar allen poe
edgar allen poe
edgar allen poe
the setting of the cast of amontillado
during the carnival... in the catacombs beneath his estate... benea…
developed characters whose sanity is q…
edgar allen poe
10 terms
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
drone
milquetoast
crack
inscrutable
(n) a sound that loses meaning because of its omnipresence
(n) a timid, weak, or unassertive person
(adj) very good; expert
(adj) baffling; mysterious
drone
(n) a sound that loses meaning because of its omnipresence
milquetoast
(n) a timid, weak, or unassertive person
18 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Turret
Hydroplane
Intimate
lurched
a self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of…
n) a sea plan
marked by close acquaintance
moved with a sudden jerking motion
Turret
a self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of…
Hydroplane
n) a sea plan
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distraught
insolent
insinuatingly
pandemonium
very troubled or confused
boldly disrespectful
suggesting indirectly
any place or scene of wild disorder, noise, or confusion
distraught
very troubled or confused
insolent
boldly disrespectful
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Secret Life of Walter Mitty
insolent
rakishly
bedlam
haggard
rude or disrespectful
improper behavior
place of confusion
worm in appearance
insolent
rude or disrespectful
rakishly
improper behavior
12 terms
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
insolent
rakishly
bedlam
haggard
rude or disrespectful
improper behavior
place of confusion
worm in appearance
insolent
rude or disrespectful
rakishly
improper behavior
30 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
rakish
lieutenant
cylinder
auxiliary
marked by a carefree unconventionality or being disreputable…
an officer holding a commissioned rank in the U.S. Navy... "I'm…
a chamber within which piston moves... The pounding of the cyli…
functioning in a supporting capacity... "Switch on No. 8 auxili…
rakish
marked by a carefree unconventionality or being disreputable…
lieutenant
an officer holding a commissioned rank in the U.S. Navy... "I'm…
10 terms
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
distraught
haggard
craven
insolent
very upset; confused
having a worn and tired look
extremely cowardly
so rude or proud as to be offensive
distraught
very upset; confused
haggard
having a worn and tired look
12 terms
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
insolent
rakishly
bedlam
haggard
rude or disrespectful
improper behavior
place of confusion
worm in appearance
insolent
rude or disrespectful
rakishly
improper behavior
16 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
complicated
delicately
menacing
misty
adj. hard to understand or solve
adv. gently; sensitively
adj. threatening
adj. hidden by mist; hazy; vague
complicated
adj. hard to understand or solve
delicately
adv. gently; sensitively
12 terms
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
James Thurber
Walter Mitty
Mrs. Mitty
daydreams
the author
protagonist
nagging wife
form of escapism
James Thurber
the author
Walter Mitty
protagonist
28 terms
Secret life of Walter Mitty
chaos
Psychologist
Reflections
prompt
Complete confusion and disorder
A person who specializes in the study of the mind and behavior
careful thought
done at once
chaos
Complete confusion and disorder
Psychologist
A person who specializes in the study of the mind and behavior
23 terms
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Main themes of the story
Versions of Reality
Dissatisfaction
Men and Masculinity
Versions of Reality, Dissatisfaction, Men and Masculinity, Ma…
-Walter Mitty retreats into fantasy as an escape from his mun…
-Mitty finds himself dissatisfied with every day life and the…
-Part of the explanation for his dissatisfaction with his eve…
Main themes of the story
Versions of Reality, Dissatisfaction, Men and Masculinity, Ma…
Versions of Reality
-Walter Mitty retreats into fantasy as an escape from his mun…
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Literature - Secret Life of Walter Mitty vocab
craven
distraught
pandemonium
cur
cowardly
confused
chaos
mutt
craven
cowardly
distraught
confused
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Literature - Secret Life of Walter Mitty vocab
craven
distraught
pandemonium
cur
cowardly
confused
chaos
mutt
craven
cowardly
distraught
confused
10 terms
Literature - Secret Life of Walter Mitty vocab
craven
distraught
pandemonium
cur
cowardly
confused, worried
chaos
mutt
craven
cowardly
distraught
confused, worried
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The Secrete Life of Walter Mitty
Menacing
Bickering
Fleeting
Scornfully
(v)to utter or direct a threat against; threaten; (adj)to exp…
(v)to engage in petulant or peevish argument; wrangle:
(adj)passing swiftly; vanishing quickly; transient; transitory.
(adj)full of scorn; derisive; contemptuous:
Menacing
(v)to utter or direct a threat against; threaten; (adj)to exp…
Bickering
(v)to engage in petulant or peevish argument; wrangle:
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Rakishly
Distraught
Haggard
Craven
in a handsome and playful way
very upset confused
to look and sound worn out or down
extremely cowardly
Rakishly
in a handsome and playful way
Distraught
very upset confused
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
intimate
distraught
haggard
insolent
highly personal
very upset and confused
having a wild, tired look as rom grief, illness or unhappiness
boldly disrespectful in speech or behavior
intimate
highly personal
distraught
very upset and confused
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
rakish
lietenant
cylinder
auxiliary
marked by a carefree attitude; dashing; jaunty
ranking officer
a chamber within which a piston moves
giving assistance or support; a helper, aid
rakish
marked by a carefree attitude; dashing; jaunty
lietenant
ranking officer
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The secret life of Walter Mitty.
haggard
aloof
inscrutable
distraught
Having a tired look; worn out.
Distant physically or emotionally; reserved; indifferent
Difficult to understand
deeply upset and agitated
haggard
Having a tired look; worn out.
aloof
Distant physically or emotionally; reserved; indifferent
23 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
rakishly
hastily
lurched
corridor
Characteristics of a rake
eager to act
to hang around; prowl
long narrow passage; hallway
rakishly
Characteristics of a rake
hastily
eager to act
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
distraught
haggard
craven
insolent
deeply upset and agitated
Having an exhausted appearance
Cowardly
Insulting in manner or speech
distraught
deeply upset and agitated
haggard
Having an exhausted appearance
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
James Thurber
Walter Mitty
Mrs. Mitty
daydreams
the author
protagonist
nagging wife
form of escapism
James Thurber
the author
Walter Mitty
protagonist
10 terms
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
cannonading
cur
derisive
distraught
continuous firing of artillery... S - bombarding, bombing, shell…
mean, contemptible person; or mean, ugly dog... S - scoundrel, s…
mocking or making fun of something or someone... S - disdainful,…
deeply agitated especially from emotion; very upset; extremel…
cannonading
continuous firing of artillery... S - bombarding, bombing, shell…
cur
mean, contemptible person; or mean, ugly dog... S - scoundrel, s…
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The secret life of Walter Mitty
rakishly
Distraught
Haggard
Craven
Swaggy/ handsome
Very upset about something
to look worn out/ tired
To act cowardly toward something
rakishly
Swaggy/ handsome
Distraught
Very upset about something
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Rakishly
Astonishment
Hastily
Corridor
Stylish
Overpower wonder or surprise
Impatient or thoughtless
A passage connecting two buildings
Rakishly
Stylish
Astonishment
Overpower wonder or surprise
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auxiliary
turret
aimlessly
distraught
A secondary or supplemental engine, machine, or person.
A projecting structure or tower that often revolves and conta…
Without aim or purpose.
Upset; troubled
auxiliary
A secondary or supplemental engine, machine, or person.
turret
A projecting structure or tower that often revolves and conta…
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
astonishment
intimate
hastily
distraught
the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
innermost or essential
in a hurried or hasty manner
deeply agitated especially from emotion
astonishment
the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
intimate
innermost or essential
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
rakishly
grossly
hastily
distraught
in a happy, careless way
greatly and unpleasantly
quickly
troubled, confused
rakishly
in a happy, careless way
grossly
greatly and unpleasantly
The secret life of Walter Mitty
insinuating -
haggard -
derisive -
rakish -
hinting indirectly; implying in a sly way
having a wild, wasted, worn look, as from ... grief, illness, h…
showing ridicule; making a person or thing ... seem foolish
having a smart, dashing, carefree look; perky
insinuating -
hinting indirectly; implying in a sly way
haggard -
having a wild, wasted, worn look, as from ... grief, illness, h…
21 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
vaulted
inscrutable
glistening
hastily
to jump over a barrier
difficult to understand
shining or sparkling with reflected light
Doing or acting very quickly
vaulted
to jump over a barrier
inscrutable
difficult to understand
26 terms
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Rakish
Lieutenant
Cylinder
Auxiliary
marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
an officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States N…
a chamber within which pistons move
functioning in a supporting capacity
Rakish
marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
Lieutenant
an officer holding a commissioned rank in the United States N…
The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty
Who is the author?
When was it written?
What is the setting?
Plot: Walter Mitty has five extravagan…
James Thurber
1939
Waterbury, Connecticut
is out on a routine shopping trip with his wife.
Who is the author?
James Thurber
When was it written?
1939
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The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty
Who is the author?
When was it written?
What is the setting?
Plot: Walter Mitty has five extravagan…
James Thurber
1939
Waterbury, Connecticut
is out on a routine shopping trip with his wife.
Who is the author?
James Thurber
When was it written?
1939
18 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
make the reader curious.
courage
"Full strength in No. 3 turret!"
doesn't trust Mitty's driving.
The author begins "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" with a da…
When Mitty imagines he is about to fly a bomber on a dangerou…
The following passage is from "The Secret Life of Walter Mitt…
The parking-lot attendant offers to park Mitty's car because…
make the reader curious.
The author begins "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" with a da…
courage
When Mitty imagines he is about to fly a bomber on a dangerou…
12 terms
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
insolent
rakishly
bedlam
haggard
rude or disrespectful
improper behavior
place of confusion
worm in appearance
insolent
rude or disrespectful
rakishly
improper behavior
13 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Distraught (adj)
Haggard
Craven
Insolent (adj)
very upset
having a worn, tired look
extremely cowardly
boldly disrespectful
Distraught (adj)
very upset
Haggard
having a worn, tired look
12 terms
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
James Thurber
Walter Mitty
Mrs. Mitty
daydreams
the author
protagonist
nagging wife
form of escapism
James Thurber
the author
Walter Mitty
protagonist
10 terms
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Distraught
Haggard
Craven
Insolent
deeply upset and agitated
(adj.) thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry or suffe…
Cowardly
Boldly disrespectful
Distraught
deeply upset and agitated
Haggard
(adj.) thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worry or suffe…
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What distraction jars Mitty out of his…
How is Mitty's behavior in real life d…
In the "real world", what tasks are Mi…
What deeds is mitty attempting to acco…
mitty's wife's complain
In the daydream, Mitty is a completely different person where…
In the real world, Mitty and his wife are making their weekly…
In Mitty's mystery lives, he is accomplishing many deeds. Som…
What distraction jars Mitty out of his…
mitty's wife's complain
How is Mitty's behavior in real life d…
In the daydream, Mitty is a completely different person where…
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
rakishly
turret
grossly
corridor
dashing, stylish
a small tower
extremely, obviously
hallway
rakishly
dashing, stylish
turret
a small tower
The secret life of Walter Mitty
Distraught
Haggard
Craven
Insolent
Deeply agitated
Having a gaunt, waste, or exhausted appearance as from prolon…
A coward
Boldly rude or disrespectful
Distraught
Deeply agitated
Haggard
Having a gaunt, waste, or exhausted appearance as from prolon…
14 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
rakish
intimate
aimless
distraught
dashing... jaunting... style implying adventurousness
closely private/personal
without directed course/purpose/direction
very upset
rakish
dashing... jaunting... style implying adventurousness
intimate
closely private/personal
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Distraught
Haggard
Inscrutable
Insinuating
extremely troubled; confused, distracted
having a worn look as from sleeplessness
baffling; mysterious
suggesting indirectly
Distraught
extremely troubled; confused, distracted
Haggard
having a worn look as from sleeplessness
10 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
distraught
haggard
craven
insolent
very upset; confused (adj)
having a worn and tired look (adj)
extremely fearful or cowardly (adj)
so rude or proud as to be offensive (adj)
distraught
very upset; confused (adj)
haggard
having a worn and tired look (adj)
10 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
distraught
haggard
craven
insolent
deeply upset and agitated
Having a tired look; worn out.
Cowardly
Boldly disrespectful
distraught
deeply upset and agitated
haggard
Having a tired look; worn out.
15 terms
The secret life of Walter Mitty
Rakishly
Distraught
Haggard
Craven
in a handsome and playful way; swaggy
being so upset your confused
to look and sound worn out or down
to have massive coward-ness
Rakishly
in a handsome and playful way; swaggy
Distraught
being so upset your confused
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Pandemonium
Insolent
Rakishly
Bedlam
noun. Wild disorder
adj. Boldly disrespectful
adv. Dashingly, jauntingly, smart.
noun. A place of confusion
Pandemonium
noun. Wild disorder
Insolent
adj. Boldly disrespectful
10 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
hydroplane
distraught
haggard
lurch
a seaplane
extremely troubled; confused; distracted
having a worn look as from sleeplessness
a series of jerky sudden MOVEMENTS
hydroplane
a seaplane
distraught
extremely troubled; confused; distracted
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