epic english midterm exam 9th grade

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deference

humble yielding of wishes

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tacit

unspoken

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chafing

rubbing

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traverce

pass through

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mettle

courage

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haggard

warn or tired

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tenacious

holding firmly together

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wainscots

wood panaling

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reticence

keeping ones feeling to them self

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sagacity

wisdom

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pathos

feelings of sympathy

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providence

forehanded circomstances

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imperturbably

unshakenly calmly

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exposition

the setting  forth of facts detailed explanation

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description

picture in words

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dialogue

conversation between 2 characters

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action

unfolding of events by what the character does

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round

complex

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flat

uncompleted one dimentical

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dynamic

changes during the story

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static

unchanging during the story

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allusion

a reference to something biblical literary or historical

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imagery

use of words that apele to the 5 scenes

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foreshadowing

hints that predict the future

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personification

giving human qualities to something non human

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irony

saying or doing the opposite of doing whats expected

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verbal irony

using laguage other than what is expected

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situational irony

a discrepancy between expectation and fulfullment

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dramatic irony

the audience knows something the actor dosent

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short story

1.can be read in one sitting

2. realistic

3. one inpresion

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fairy tale

narrative containing supernatural beings

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realism

accurate depiction of life

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moral

simple statement that gives a simple truth

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theme

dominant idea

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conflict

clash of actions ideas wills or forces

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types of conflict

1.man vs self

2 man vs man.

3. man vs nature

4. man vs a power greater than himself

man vs society

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resolution

how the conflict gets solved

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protagonist

main character

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antagonist

the oppisision of the main character

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setting

time and place

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characters

those who carry out the plot

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plot

sequence of events in a story

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subjects joined by the conjunction and

plural

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in a sentence with a verb phrase the first helping verb must agree with the subject

know this

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the verb must agree with

the subject

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in an inverted sentence, the verb comes _______ the subject

before

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the title of anything is

singular

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collective nouns are ____

singular

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each, either, neither, one, everyone, everybody, no one, nobody, anyone, anybody, someone, somebody, everything, anything, something, another, nothing, less, little, much

singular

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both, few, several, many

plural

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2 or more antecedents joined by and should are

plural

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2 or more antecedents joined by or, nor are

singlular

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henry Harrison

tennessee wrote a newspaper his book  queed was popular has 6 more storys published in mcClure’s magazine in 1911

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who wrote miss hinch

henry Harrison

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story was about a detective trying to find a murder

miss hinch

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james ullman

wrote stories plays first american to clime mount everest writes about mountains

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who wrote top man

james ullman

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groop of people climbing the mountian k3

top man

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hamlin garln

1860 to 1940 represent pioneres of pioneres in the midwest afer cival war grew up on iowa farm but moved east encouraged socal reform

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who wrote under the lions paw

hamlin garlin

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story about a poor farmer that gets trapped into buying more land

under the lions paw

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tomas aldrich

born in newhapture prepared for collage at 13 moved to nyc published first poetry at 19 story of bad boy was written 1869 known for surprise endings and precise word choices

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who wrote marjory daw

tomas aldrich

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story about a guy who broke his leg and gets letters for comfert

marjory daw

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marry freeman

1852-1930 works reflects people of newengland best known for characters

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who wrote revolt of mother

marry freeman

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dad builds barn mom makes it into house

revolt of mother

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willa cather

1873-1947 grew in nebraska

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who wrote Neighbor  Rosicky

willa cather

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old guy has heart problems

Neighbor  Rosicky

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noun

person place thing or idea

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verb

a word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence, and forming the main part of the predicate of a sentence, such as hear, become, happen.

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adjative

discribes a noun

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adverb

discribes verb adj or adverb

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pronoun

replaces a noun

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prepisition

a word governing, and usually preceding, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element in the clause

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conjuction

combines words and sentences

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interjection

a exclamation word at the begining of the sentence

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dressups

ly adverb

strong verb

quality adj

www.absha clause

appositive

participal phrase

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sentence openrs

subject

prepisitinal

ly advdrb

participal phrase

www.absha clause

vss

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thesis statemnt

discribes your papers main points

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plagerism

copying word for word

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paraphrasing

transating a passage into your own words

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summarizing

shortining a passage

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