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WHAT DOES ALLEGORY MEAN?
A STORY OR TALE WITH TWO OR MORE LEVELS OF MEANING.
WHAT DOES CHARACTERIZATION MEAN?
THE ACT OF CREATING AND DEVELOPING A CHARACTER.
WHAT IS THE CONFLICT?
THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN OPPOSING FORCES.
WHAT IS THE EXPOSITION?
THE PORTION OF THE STORY THAT INTRODUCES CHARACTERS, SETTING AND BASIC CONFLICT.
WHAT DOES FORSHADOWING MEAN?
THE USE OF CLUES THAT SUGGEST EVENTS THAT HAVE YET TO OCCUR.
WHAT IS THE GENRE?
A DIVISON OR TYPE OF LITERATURE.
WHAT DOES IRONY MEAN?
A CONTRAST BETWEEN WHAT IS STATED AND WHAT IS MEANT.
WHAT IS THE PLOT?
THE SWQUENCE OF EVENTS IN A LITERARY WORK.
WHAT IS THE POINT OF VIEW?
THE PERSPECTIVE FROM WHICH STORY IS TOLD.
WHAT DOES PROSE MEAN?
THE ORDINARY FORM OF WRITTEN LANGUAGE.
WHAT IS THE PROTAGONIST?
THE MAIN CHARACTER IN A LITERARY WORK.
WHAT IS THE SETTING?
THE TIME AND PLACE IN THE ACTION OF A LITERARY WORK.
WHAT IS THE SYMBOL?
ANYTHING THAT STANDS FOR OR REPRESENTS SOMETHING ELSE
WHAT IS THE THEME?
A CENTRAL MESSAGE OR INSIGHT INTO LIFE REVEALED BY A LITERARY WORK.
WHAT IS THE TONE?
THE WRITERS ATTITUDE TOWARD HIS OR HER SUBJECT
WHAT IS AN INTERNAL CONFLICT?
CONFLICT WITHIN YOURSELF?
WHAT IS AN EXTERNAL CONFLICT?
CONFLICT WITH OTHER PEOPLE OR NATURE.
WHAT IS A COMPLICATION?
A HARD TIME
WHAT DOES SUSPENSE MEAN?
A TIME WHEN THE AUTHOR GETS THE READER INTERESTED.
WHAT IS THE RESOLUTION?
HOW PROBLEM WAS SOLVED.
WHAT WAS THE RISING ACTION?
EVENTS LEADING UP TO THE CLIMAX.
WHAT IS THE FALLING ACTION?
EVENTS LEADING TO THE RESOLUTION.
WHAT DOES LAUNDATORY MEAN?
GIVING PRAISE.
WHAT DOES MOLLIFY MEAN?
TO CALM OR SOOTHE.
WHAT DOES INVETERATE MEAN?
LONG ESTABLISHED ; DEEP-ROOTED ; HABITUAL.
WHAT DOES IMPERIOUS MEAN?
ARROGANTLY DOMINEERING OR OVERBEARING.
WHAT DOES IMPARTIAL MEAN?
NOT IN FAVOR OF ONE SIDE OR THE OTHER; UNBIASED
WHAT DOES ABSTRACT MEAN?
GENERAL ; NOT CONCRETE
WHAT DOES ALLEVIATE MEAN?
TO EASE A PAIN OR A BURDEN
WHAT DOES AUSPICIOUS MEAN?
FAVORABLE ; PROMISING
WHAT DOES APATHETIC MEAN?
FEELING FOR SHOWING LITTLE EMOTION
WHAT DOES AESTHETIC MEAN?
HAVING TO DO WITH THE APPRECIATION OF BEAUTY.
WHAT DOES ECLECTIC MEAN?
MADE UP OF A VARIETY OF SOURCES OR STYLES.
WHAT DOES HACKEYED MEAN?
WORN-OUT THROUGH OVERUSE ; TRITE
WHAT DOES CONVICTION MEAN?
A FIXED OR STRONG BELIEF
WHAT DOES EXCULPATE MEAN?
TO FREE FROM GUILT OR BLAME
WHAT DOES DILIGENT MEAN?
MARKED BT PAINSTAKING EFFORT; HARD -WORKING
WHAT DOES CONTEMPORARY MEAN?
CURRENT, MODERN ; FROM THE SAME TIME
WHAT DOES FLORID MEAN?
DESCRIBING FLOWERY OR ALABORATE SPEECH.
WHAT DOES EGREGIOUS MEAN?
CONSPICUOUSLY BAD OR OFFENSIVE.
WHAT DOES DUBIOUS MEAN?
DOUBTFUL ; OF UNLIKELY AUTHENTICITY.
WHAT DOES GRATUITOUS MEAN?
GEIVEN FREELY ; UNEARNED ; UNWARRANTED.
WHAT DOES COGENT MEAN?
CONVINCING ; REASONABLE
WHAT DOES AMBIVALENT MEAN?
SIMULTANEOULSY
WHAT DOES CANDOR MEAN?
SINCERITY ; OPENNESS
GREEK MYTHS TAUGHT MAN HOW TO?
BEHAVE
WHY WAS THE YOUNGEST DAUGHTER MOST FAVORED?
BEACEHS HE WAS THE ONE WHO WAS SAID TO LIVE THE LONGEST
WHO WERE THE FIRST THREE IMMPRTAL BEINGS EMERGED FROM CHAOS?
GAEA, TARTARUS AND EROS
GAEA MARRIED WHOM?
URANUS
URANUS FEARED THE HUNDRED-HANDED GIANTS POWER, SO HE DOES WHAT?
CONFINE THEM TO THE UNDERWORLD
URANUS BECAME JEALOUS OF THEIR STRENGTH BEAUTY AND AFAID OF THE CYCLOPES POTENTIAL POWER SO HE DOES WHAT?
HE BOUND THEM WITH THE STRONGEST CHAINS AND HULED THEM DEEP WITHIN THEIR MOTHER, GAEA'S BODY
GAEA TAUGHT MORTAL MEN TO DO WHAT?
TO OBEY LAWS, TO LIVE IN PEACE, ADN TO SACRIFICE TO THIR DEATHLESS GODS
WHO WERE THE FIRST IMMORTAL CRAFTSMEN?
THE CYCLOPES
WHAT WAS CRONUS BIGGEST FEAR?
BEING OVERTHROWN BY HIS SON
WHY WERE THE TIANS KNOWN AS THE STRETCHERS?
THEY HAD STRETCHED THEIR POWER AND HAD OVERTHROWN URANUS'S RULE
HOW MANY OFF SPRINGS DID RHEA HID AND WHAT WERE THEIR NAMES?
TWO: POSEIDON AND ZEUS
WHO WAS REPUTED TO BE THE WISEST OF ALL IMMORTALS?
METIS
HOW IS URANUS CONVINCED THAT HE HAD PERMANETLY SECURED HIS POSITION OF POWER?
HE BANISHED THE CYCLOPES AND PUT THE HUNDRED HEADED GIANTS INTO THE UNDERWORLD.
HOW DID CRONUS BELIEVEHE COULD REMIAN PERMANENTLY IN POWER?
HE BELIEVED HE COULD JUST EAT HIS SONS.
IN WHAT WAY DOES CRONUS PROVE TO BE AS CRUEL A TYRANT AS HIS FATHER URNAUS HAD BEEN?
HE BANISHED THE CYCLOPES AND PUT THE HUNDRED HEADED GIANTS IN JAIL AND HE ATE ALL HIS CHILDREN