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21 Cards in this Set

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Define GAME in two different ways, giving two meanings to the title of the story
1. game you hunt (most dangerous game to hunt)
2. game you play (most dangerous game to play)
Trace the plot outline for "The Most Dangerous Game." Can you tell what the climax of the story is?
Zaroff finds Rainsford in his bedroom
Which method does Hurst use to reaveal the character of Doodle?
indirect and direct
Can you tell what the climax of "The Scarlet Ibis" is?
A violent storm catches the boys far from home at the boat deck.
What is the theme of "The Gift of the Magi"?
The wisest of gifts are those that are given out of sacrifice and love.
Can you tell what the climax of "The Gift of the Magi" is?
Jim lovingly tells his wife of the sale of his watch.
What is the point of view in "Blues Ain't No Mockin Bird"?
first person
What is the climax of "Blues Ain't No Mockin Bird?"
Grandaddy asks for the camera and pulls it apart.
Which statement is accurate?
A. Shame makes the narrator kill his brother.
B. The narrator improves the quality of his brother's life.
What is the purpose of "in the vestibule below was a letter box...coax a ring."
A. to show the unpopularity of the residents
B. to emphasize the poverty of the residents
The theme of "The Gift of the Magi" is...
A. If people love each other, they should sacrifice for each other, no matter what the cost.
B. none of these
What does the tone of Granny's humming indicate at the end of the story?
A. She is no longer ready to pack up and move on
B. She has returned to her usual self
C. She is pleased with Grandaddy's interest in pleasing her
D. All of these
this character finally establishes his/her place in the family by standing up for his/her beliefs.
A. Annie
B. James
T/F: In this act, Annie teaches Helen discipline but she fails to improve Helen's unkempt appearance.
T/F: Percy is often amused when he watches Helen.
T/F: Helen and Annie are very obstinate people
Annie feels that when the Kellers show pity, they are
A. giving in to Helen
B. slowly torturing Helen
When the battle in the dining room is over, Annie seems to have taught
b. some table manners to Helen
c. absolutely nothing to Helen
what hints do we have that love, not money, is Annie's motivation to teach Helen?
A. Keller's question whats it to you
b. annie kisses helens forhead
c. both
d. neither
gibson says "annie stand...blind...out of view" why does he use the word blind?
b. kate does not see the power of the word
d. none
hoe does annie feel about receiving her first paycheck?
a. delighted
b. like she doesnt deserve it