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able to be felt or touched; tangible
palpable
a moral/ethical standard that keeps one from doing something
scruples
to do something in a lazy manner; sluggish
indolently
soothing, mild
blandly
strange; weird
bizarre
bizarre, unnatural in shape or appearance
grotesque
having or showing a lack of experience, judgement or information
naive
useless, ineffective, hopeless
futile
The anxious anticipation of a reader as to the outcome of a story.
Suspense
A struggle between two opposing forces.
Conflict
Examples of conflicts
Man vs. Man
Man vs. Himself
Man vs. Nature
Man vs. Supernatural
Man vs. Society
Two categories of conflict
Internal and External
What do you call the different elements or parts of a story?
The Plot
What are the elements of a plot?
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
Resolution
What do you call the main character in a story?
The Protagonist
What do you call the person keeping the main character from his/her main goal?
The Antagonist
Why does General Zaroff decide to start hunting humans?
Why does Zaroff decide to hunt Rainsford?
How does Zaroff stock the island with humans to hunt?
In spite of being hurt, why does General Zaroff congratulate Rainsford on the trap he sets for Zaroff?
How does the experience of being hunted change Rainsford’s thoughts on hunting?
Who are General Zaroff’s pupil’s?
How does General Zaroff justify hunting humans?
Why is General Zaroff only mildly irritated when Rainsford kills his servant Ivan?
What eventually happens to General Zaroff at the end of the story and how is this an example of irony?
1) Explain why hunting is considered murder to some people and a sport to others? Or
2) Explain why killing falls under different categories under the law depending on how it happens.