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Why should one study English grammar and literature?

To communicate effectively

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What Biblical examples show the importance of language?

Jesus is the Word
The Tower of Babel
Pentecost
God is the great communicator

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What were the two main images in Psalm 23?

The Lord is my shepherd and cares for you
God is a host/provider

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What was Wesley's version of Psalm 23?

Rhymes and rhythms

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What was David's version of Psalm 23?

Prose

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What was the purpose of Hepburn's version of Psalm 23?

To connect with black urban youth

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What are the five parts of a letter?

Heading, greeting, body, closing, signature

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Who wrote "The Time Machine?"

H. G. Wells

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Why is learning the eight parts of speech important?

Put words in categories to determine what they mean

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What is a noun?

A word that describes a person, place, thing, idea, or concept

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What is a verb?

A word that expresses action or state of being

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What are adjectives?

Words used to modify a noun or pronoun

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What is an adverb?

A word used to modify a verb, adjective, or another adverb

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What two questions do an adverb answer?

How?
To what extent?

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What is a pronoun?

A word used in place of a noun or pronoun

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What is a preposition?

Words that show the relationship of a noun or preposition to another word

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What are conjunctions?

Connect words or group of words

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What are interjections?

Words that express strong feeling or emotion

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What are the Morlocks?

Degenerate humans that live underground
Very furry and have pinkish grey eyes
Steal the time machine
Eat the Eloi

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What are the Eloi?

Cupidic humans that are small and indifferent to knowledge and kindness etc.
Look like victims of tuberculosis
Afraid of the dark
Eat fruit

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Who is Weena?

A female Eloi that the Time Traveller saved from drowning
She follows him around and puts flowers in his pocket
She dies when the Time Traveller is fighting off the Eloi

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Explain the Narrator.

He is one of the men to come to the dinner party. He believes the Time Traveller after seeing the machine disappear.

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What is the white sphinx?

It is a big hollow statute in which the Morlocks hide the Time Machine, and from where the Time Traveller leaves that time

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Who is the Time Traveller?

A scientist who invents a time machine and goes far into the future with it,

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What is the palace of green porcelain?

An old museum made out of green porcelain in which the time traveler gets camphor, matches, and a lever.

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How did this novel end?

The time traveller went into time again, and disappeared. The narrator thinks that goodness and kindness will continue forever.

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Who are the main characters in the short stories we've read?

Rainsford - Most Dangerous Game - big game hunter, but will do what is right
General Zaroff – hunts people for the fun of it
Ivan - Gen. Zaroff's assistant
The semi barbaric king - makes the arena
The semi barbaric princess - in love with a peasant, but might be willing to kill out of jealousy
Walter Mitty - daydreamer
Montresor - vengeful
Fortunato - stupid partier
Luchesi - wine tasting rival
Jess - kind man, but hates geese
Eliza - smart strong willed woman, Jess's wife
Enoch - hired hand

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What is an internal conflict?

A struggle that takes place within an individual

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What is the name of the judge in The Pacing Goose?

Judge Pomeroy

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How do you know that Walter Mitty is going from dreamland to real life?

Ellipses and conversation

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What is an external conflict?

Individuals struggle against something outside themselves

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What is suspense?

A quality that makes readers eager to know what happens next

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What is foreshadowing?

Clues early in the story that hint at what will come later

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What is climax?

The point of highest intensity in the story
The point that determines the outcome of the action

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What is the resolution?

The final part of the story that settles the conflict

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What is plot?

The sequence of events or actions in a story

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What is dialogue?

Conversation

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What is verbal irony?

A way of saying or writing one thing and meaning the direct opposite

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What is dramatic irony?

The contrast between what a character believes and what readers know is true

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What is characterization?

Revealing a character

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What is first person point of view?

Using I, me, or my

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What is the limited third person point of view?

Using he or she, but only from one character's perspective

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What the omniscient point of view?

It is third person, but can get into all the characters' heads, along with things none of the characters know