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1

high school

soldan

2

dance hall

paradise dance hall

3

college

rubican's business college

4

tuition for business college

$50

5

shoe warehouse

continental shoemaker's

6

name of the yearbook

the torch

7

flower shop

the jewel box

8

play in high school

pirates of penzance

9

jim brings this in with wine/ symbolic of romance

candelabrum

10

bessie may hooper

serial writer

11

scarlet o hara

central character in the novel, gone with the wind

12

clark gable

actor in gone with the wind

13

king midas allusion

his touch turned everything to gold. eventually a curse as he turned his daughter to gold

14

the sphinx to amanda

full of riddles and mystery.
amanda has no myster

15

who wrote gone with the wind

margaret mitchell

16

who was dh lawrence

a writer who had loads of sex in his novels

17

jim's fiance

betty

18

cost for cigs

$.15

19

setting

1930's
st. louis

20

stereotypes about irish

delaney- o'connor
they drink

21

differing opinions on instinct from Amanda and Tom

amanda- belongs to animals
tom- belongs to fighters, lovers

22

what was the jolly roger

flag of the merchant marines

23

symbols of amanda's youth

yellow voile
and jonquils

24

how much does jim make a month

$85

25

how much does tom make a month

$65

26

examples of feathering the nest

new floor lamp
covers on chair and sofa
curtains

27

examples of pluming the bird

nice dress
does hair
stuffs bra

28

what does the term "domestic" mean as it is used in the novel

housewife

29

laura's nickname

blue roses

30

where did the nickname blue roses come from

pleurosis

31

Tennessee William's sister

rose

32

laura can be described as what color because it is

rose
fragile

33

nickname for jim

freckles

34

nickname for tom

shakespeare

35

symbols for tom's escape

fire escape, drinking, movies, writing, merchant marines

36

symbols for laura's escape

menagerie collection, Victrola, nicname-blue roses, park (to escape business school

37

what does laura see in the park

penguins

38

5 autobiographical elements of the novel

T.W. had a crippled sister- tom has a crippled sister
tom stands for Tennessee Williams= tom wingfield
Tennessee Williams worked in shoe factory like tom and hated it equally
depression like tom
went to room after work to write
Mr.Wingfield was a telephone man and loved long distances
Tennessee William's father was a traveling salesman and was never home that much

39

tom and jim's boss

mr. mendoza

40

Pulitzer prize winning novels of Tennessee Williams

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
A Streetcar Named Desire

41

compare tom to santiago

both striving for goal; S-prove himself, T- wants to escape
Both like adventure
Both have something to do with the sea
both have nicknames
Both stuck in situation

42

contrast tom and santiago

santiago takes pain; tom whines about it
santiago is simple; tom is creative
santiago is content where he is; tom is not
santiago is humble/helps others; tom wants to escape
santiago is at the end of his conquest; tom is beginning his
santiago's whole life is an adventure; tom has been boring

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characteristics of a memory play

very soft music, centers around laura
soft and dim lights, lighting spot on laura
gauzy fabric, light and eerie
no props or other small decorations
movements are dancelike

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