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1

Oliver “longed for…

untrodden paths, for trackless journeys through new, uncrowded landscapes”.

2

Oliver states to Mrs Ihaia “I want…

to climb it"

3

As he climbs, Oliver feels “buoyant…

limber, and capable of going great distances"

4

As he nears the summit, Oliver feels “as if…

he was the only man on earth"

5

Mrs Ihaia tells Oliver “to us…”

the mountain is an atua, a god"

6

Mrs Ihaia warns Oliver “Kia…”

Tupato"

7

‘The Mountain’ is by…

Graeme Lay

8

‘Weight’ is by…

Carl Nixon

9

How do you indicate the title of a short story?

Single inverted commas ' '

10

The son tells the father “I’m feeling…”

good'

11

The father uses imperatives, such as “nice and…”

easy. Remember to breathe.”

12

When the son lifts 220 pounds, “his expression…”

was triumphant."

13

When the son is bench-pressing 220 pounds, he felt “as though…”

he was pushing away a whole world”

14

Examples of simple declarative sentences?

“I want to climb it”.
“I’m feeling good”.

15

Both protagonists reveal their confidence through…

their willingness to challenge themselves and push their boundaries

16

Examples of imperatives?

“Kia tupato"
“Nice and easy. Remember to breathe.”

17

The main character is called the…

protagonist

18

Examples of an adjective with positive connotations?

‘triumphant’

19

Example of listing?

“he longed for untrodden paths, for trackless journeys through new, uncrowded landscapes”

20

Examples of hyperbolic similes?

“He felt as if he was the only man on earth”
“as though he was pushing away a whole world”

21

Example of triads?

“he longed for untrodden paths, for trackless journeys through new, uncrowded landscapes”

“felt buoyant, limber, and capable of going great distances”

22

Example of a metaphor?

buoyant

23

Example of hubris?

When Mrs Ihaia tells Oliver that “the mountain is an atua, a god” but his cultural arrogance means that he ignores her wisdom, at his peril.

24

What are the language feature(s)?

“I’m feeling good”

Simple declarative sentence

25

What are the language feature(s)?

“I want to climb it”

Simple declarative sentence

26

What are the language feature(s)?

“Nice and easy. Remember to breathe.”

Imperative

27

What are the language feature(s)?

“Kia tupato”

Imperative

28

What are the language feature(s)?

“his expression was triumphant”

adjective with positive connotations

29

What are the language feature(s)?

“he longed for untrodden paths, for trackless journeys through new, uncrowded landscapes”

Listing, triad,

30

What are the language feature(s)?

“He felt as if he was the only man on earth”

Hyperbolic simile