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What is the climax of Romeo and Juliet?
The fight that results in the death of Tybalt.
What is the prologue?
The brief opening section of the play spoken by the "chorus."
How many acts do Elizabethian plays usually have?
What is a character that highlights or brings out the personality traits of another?
A dramatic foil.
What is a contradiction such as "parting is such sweet sorrow" an example of?
What is Romeo's question, "Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this?" an example of?
An aside.
What is comic relief?
Humour inserted in a play to break a serious mood.
What is a long speech where a character alone on stage expresses his thoughts called?
A soliloquy.
Is the conflict between the Capulets and Montagues mentioned in the prologue?
Are Mercutio and Benvolio friends?
How are Tybalt and Romeo related?
Are Paris and Prince Escalus related?
Who does Friar Lawrence confide in?
No one.
Who says the "Queen Mab" speech?
Who says, "I think it's best you marry with the county. O, he's a lovely gentleman! Romeo's a dishclout to him"?
The nurse.
Who says, "In one resepect I'll thy assistant be, for this alliance may so happily prove to turn your households' rancor to pure love."?
Friar Lawrence.
Who says, "What, drawn and talk of peace? I hate the word, as I hate all MOntagues, and thee."
Who says, "If you ever disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace."
Who says, "My bounty is as boundless as the sea, my love as deep; the more I give to thee, the more I have, for both are infinite.
What does the quotation, "My bounty is as boundless as the sea..." contain?
A simile.
Who says, "Tybalt, the reason that I have to hate thee doth much excuse the appertaining rage to such a greeting. Villan am I none"
Where does Our Town take place?
Grovers Corners, NH
Who says, "No dear, they don't understand."
Mrs. Gibbs.
How was the stage decorated?
It was bare.
When did the play win the Pulitzer Prize?
When is the play set?
The first part of the 20th century.
What is among the items in the cornerstone of the new bank?
A copy of the Constitution.
Who wanted to go to Paris with her "legacy?"
Mrs. Gibbs.
Do Dr. and Mrs. Gibbs go to Paris before the end of the play?
What is the name of Charles Webb's paper?
The Grovers Corners Sentinel.
Did George Gibbs go to college?
Who said, "There's some scenery for those who think they have to have scenery."
The Stage Manager.
Who said, "Doc Gibbs died in 1930. The new hospital is named after him."
The Stage Manager.
Who says, "I'm the brightest girl in school for my age. I have a wonderful memory."
Who asks, "Mama, am I good looking?"
Who says, "So I'm going to have a copy of this play put in the cornerstone and the people a thousand years from now'll know a few simple facts about us.
The Stage Manager.
Who says, "Well, George, I was in my office today, and I heard a funny sound...It was your mother chopping wood."
Dr. Gibbs.
Who says, "It's the womenfolk who built up weddings, my boy...All those good women standing shoulder to shoulder making sure that the knot's tied in a mighty public way.
Mr Webb.
Who says, "So I took the opposite of my father's advice and I've been happy ever since. And let that be a lesson to you, George, never to ask advice on personal matters.
Mr. Webb.
Who says, "Emily, if I do improve and make a big change...would you be...I mean: could you be..."
Who says, " now; I always have been."?
Who says, "Oh, Mother Gibbs, I never realised before how troubled and in the dark live people are."?
Who says, "I can't bear it. They're so young and beautiful. Why did they ever have to get old? Mama, I'm here. I'm grown up. I love you all, everything."
Who says, "Oh, mama, just look at me one minute as though you really saw me."?
What is Scout's costume in the Halloween pageant?
A ham.
Is Scout's mother dead?
Are Scout and Jem impressed by Dill's ability to read?
How much time does the action of the play cover?
Fewer than two years.
How could Heck Tate be described?
Wise and tolerant.
What happens to Tom Robinson after he is taken to jail?
He is killed.
What happens at the end of the book?
Boo saves Scout and Jem's lives.
Which characters represent "mockingbirds"?
Tom Robinson and Boo Radley.
Whose point of view is the novel told from?
Who keeps his children from school?
Bob Ewell.
What does Atticus teach Scout?
You never really understand a person until you see things from their point of view.
Where did Scout and Jem sit during the trial?
In the balcony.
What does Atticus say in his final arguement before the jury?
There is one human institution that makes us all equal, a court.
What does Scout discover about Boo?
He is shy and withdrawn.
What did Bob Ewell do to Atticus?
Spat in his face and threatened to kill him.
How did Aunt Alexandria feel about how Atticus raises his children?
She disapproves strongly.
Who was Tom Robinson defended by?
What did Atticus feel at first about Bob Ewell's death.
That Jem had killed him.
Who was Adam Cooper the eldest son of?
Sarah and Moses Cooper.
How did the Reverend keep the meeting minutes?
With his Bible.
Who walked with Adam after the massacre on the common?
Solomon Chandler.
Who was Adam's younger brother?
Does Ruth love Adam?
What happened after the battle do Adam Cooper's father?
He was dead.
Who does Adam talk to when he has questions?
His grandmother.
What is Adam's father's exception to his feeling that women and children are intrusive in dinner conversation?
He values the opinion of granny.
Does Moses encourage Adam to participate in committee meetings?
What did the Village Committee have to do to find firearms?
Are all of the firearms in the Village's possession legal?
No, some are stolen.
How did Moses feel about keeping minutes of the committee meetings?
He was for them.
How does Adam feel after signing the muster book?
More sleepy than frightened.
Does the Reverend invite any one to his home before the British come?
What does Moses suggest the militiamen allow the British to do?
March past them rather than challenging them.
Why does Adam leave his hiding place as soon as he can?
He is afraid the British will burn him out.
What is Adam expected to do when he has a minute between meal times?
Study the Bible.
Why is an extra place always set at the Cooper table?
As a rule of hospitality.
What does Moses Cooper believe the rights of humans derive from?
Their ability to think.
What does Moses believe a person who can win an arguement can do?
Win a war.
What happens in Levi's nightmare?
The sky is red.
What happens after a militiaman signs in?
He collects a gun, ammo, water, and a pound of bread.
What do the pearl buyers try to do to Kino?
Cheat him.
What does the priest want Kino to do with the money from the pearl?
Donate it to the church.
How do Juana and Kino change at the end of the story?
They are wiser.
When does Kino understand the evil in the pearl?
When he throws it away.
Why does the crowd hate the doctor's servant?
He lied to them.
What happens as a result of Kino's objections?
Juana cannot throw the pearl away.
What are Juana's plans for the money from the pearl?
To get married and baptise Coyotito.
What does Kino want to do with the money from the pearl?
Educate Coyotito.
What happened to Coyotito when he and Juana were in the hills?
He was shot by the hunters.
What did Juana do with brown seaweed for Coyotito?
Made a flat damp poultice.
Where did Kino get his canoe?
He inherited it from his father.
Where did Juana and Kino hide the pearl?
In their home.
What did the doctor refuse to do?
Treat an indigent baby with a scorpion bite.
What happens when Kino and Juana come back to their village?
The neighbours are fearful and distant.
What do Kino and Juana finally do with the pearl?
Throw it away.
What is a parable?
A story with a moral and lesson.
What did Steinbeck also write?
"Of Mice and Men"
What is the irony in the pearl?
It kept Juana and Kino from achieving their hopes for comfort and security.
What did Oddysseus tell the Phaenecians?
That he was known for being clever and smart.
Why is the lotus dangerous to Odysseus?
It makes those who eat it want nothing else.
What is the Cyclops' attitude toward Zeus?
Why does Oddysseus offer the Cyclops wine?
In an effort to make him sleepy.
Why do the other Cuclopes not help Polyphemus?
They are tricked by Oddysseus.
What are the men endangered by as they row out to sea from the Cyclopes?
Oddysseus will not leave silently.
Although he had been warned about Oddysseus, what did Polyphemus not expect him to be?
So clever.
What does the phrase "between Scylla and Charybdis" mean?
To have to choose between two bad alternatives.
What is the danger that Oddysseus does NOT warn his men of?
What happens on the Island of the Sun?
Odysseus' men disobey him when they are overcome by hunger.
When do the last of Odysseus' crew perish?
When the ship is hit by a lightening bolt.
What is Odysseus' main concern in defeating the suitors?
How many there are.
What is Antinous' treatment of the "beggar" reveal?
That he is rude, cruel, and confident.
What does Penelope see as a benefit to marrying one of the suitors?
It would end the plundering of Telemachus' inheritance.
What is the test that Penelope set up for the suitors?
A test of their physical skills.
What happens when the "beggar" first takes up Odysseus' bow?
The suitors react with scorn.
What happens when Antinous was killed?
It was immediately assumed an accident.
What happens to the suitors when they figure out that the "beggar" is actually Odysseus?
They are filled with fear.
Why is Odysseus endangered in the battle?
There are a lot of suitors.
What happens when Penelope suggests moving Odysseus' bed?
Odysseus responds with anger.
Why does Penelope suggest moving Odysseus' bed?
To discover if he knows the secret.
After how many years are Odysseus and Penelope reunited?
How did the Greeks make their gods?
In their own image.
What was Hera?
The typical jealous wife.
What did the winged steed Pegasus do all day?
Skim the air.
What happens in the Odyssey when a priest and a poet fall to their knees before Odysseus, praying for him to spare their lives?
He kills the priest and spares the poet.
Do the Greeks believe the gods created the universe?
Who were the Titans?
The children of heaven and earth.
How many Olympians were there?
Who was Zeus?
Lord of the Sky, the Rain-god, Cloud-gathere, and wielder of the "awful" thunderbolt.
Who was Zeus' wife?
Who was Hades' wife?
Who was Pallas Athena?
The embodiment of wisdom, reason, and purity; the daughter of Zeus.
Who was Aphrodite?
Goddess of love and beauty.
What was the story of Pyramus and Thisbe source material for?
Romeo and Juliet.
Why did Orpheus journey to Hades?
To search for Eurydice, where she stayed.
Who was Dadelus?
The architect who designed the labyrinth for the minotaur in Crete.
What was the Trojan War a result of?
Paris' choice of Aphrodite, who promised the fairest woman in the world to him.
Who was Helen of Troy?
The daughter of Zeus.
What did Odysseus try to do in Troy?
Avoid joining the battle.
Who led the Greeks in the Trojan War?
Who killed King Laius?