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Abash
TO make ashamed or uneasy
Abduct
kidnap
Abhorrence
one that is gross, loathsome or repellent
Abject
low in status
abnormal
not normal
aborigine
the earliest known inhabitants of a reigon
absolve
to pronounce clear of uilt or blame
accede
to give one's consent; agree
acclaim
to praise enthusiastically
adage
an old proverb or saying
Bane
a cause of harm ruin or death
bedlam
a place or sittuation of uproar and confusion
befall
to come to pass; hapen
belated
having been delayed
belie
to show to be false
benefactor
one that gives aid; especially financial
beseech
to beg
betoken
indicate by signs
blasphemous
disrespectful; characterized by profanity or cursing
bombastic
lofty in style
antipodes
something that is the exact opposite
appall
horrify
appeasement
the policy of making offers in order to maintain peace
aptitude
a talent, an inhereted ability
ardor
fiery intensity of feeling
arduous
difficult
ascribe
to attribute to a certain cause, source, or origin
aspire
ultimate goal; to strive for
attribute
a characteristic of someone or something; to ascribe
avail
to be of use or advantage to
use, benifit, advantage
allege
to assert without or before proof
allusion
an instnace of indirect refrence
amass
to come together
amnesty
to grant a general parton to
annals
a history; a chronological record of the events of successive years
annihilate
to destroy completely
annul
to make or declare invalid; nullify
antagonistic
indicating opposition or resistance
antidote
a remedy to counteract or neutralize a poisin
anonymous
having an unkown or unacknowledged name
adept
very skilled; highly trained person
adherent
a supporter of a cause or individual
admonish
to caution
adroit
skilled
advent
coming or arrival of something extremly important
affluent
generously supplied with money, property or possessions
aftermath
a consequence
aggression
hostile or destructive behavior
aghast
struck by shock, terror or amazement
agile
characterized my quickness and ease of movement
aloof
distant
appreciate
to be thankful for
apprehend
to mentally grasp
belligerent
inclined or eager to fight
bemuse
to confuse
brittle
likely to break or snap
complacency
a feeling of self-satisfaction
derision
jerring laughter
imperious
overbearing
indignation
anger aroused from something unfair or unjust
juncture
a critical point in time; a joining
mollify
to calm in temper
monotomy
lacking variety
morose
gloomy
mottled
to mark with spots of colors or different shades
ominous
threatening
plaintive
expressing sorrow
pugnacious
combative in nature
relish
a strong liking
reprehensible
blameworthy
revere
to regard with awe
scuttle
an opening or latch
slough
a depression or hollow filled with mud
wispy
a small bundle of hair straw or grass
wooden
stiff or made of wood
Allegory
symbolically showing human traits/nature, hidden means (symbols)
Power Relations
in fables, one character always holds more power. This is usually the factor that causes an issue
Power of the individual
power to chose, power to listen, power to influence, power to affect or change the future, etc.
Things that Effect this power
God. Judges you at the end of life, throughout life.
Everyman
You make pick up "friends" like knowledge, goods, etc. but the only thing that you are truly judged on is what you have given to the world "good deeds"
Role of God in Medieval times
God was extremely important People can make their own choices but God judges good=good results
bad=bad results
Christian values
-Life is a struggle b/w good and evil
-Salvation is the central goal of life
-things of this world are fleeting and insignificant
-Church is a necessary guide to salvation
-FREE WILL
Was George and Lennie's dream realistic
It was NOT realistic..
-didnt have money
-lennie would eventually make trouble
-etc.
Define Tragedy-
An upset, an event that causes physical or mental pain, causes a negative outcome, could happen to anyone, etc.
Is George a Tragic Character
Yes because...
-he had to kill Lennie, his only friend in the world
-Causes mental and physical pain for Lennie and himself
-Lost dignity b/c being kind to Lennie when no one else was was his dignity
-Fall from power: Lennie made him strong
Is the Dream Tragic
The dream is tragic in the conext of the book.
George knows it will never happen, which slowly becomes apparent. It is simply to keep Lennie out of trouble. But even if Lennie hadnt gotten in trouble, the dream still most likely wouldnt have happened.
Artistic Manipulation
What the artist wants you to see.
Only shows certain perspective to show pain, tragedy, lack of wealth, etc
Who is the best person in the world?
Lauren..duh
who saved laurens ass
sarah :)
who is the hottest english teacher
chia
Who is even hotter than Chia???
Ms. Kaplan ooooooooooo yea