Flashcards in Test 2, 10th Grade Deck (20):
Who wrote the speech "I have a Dream"?
Martin Luther King Jr.
The art of public speaking using sound and syntax
Question asked to achieve an effect
Rhetorical device that inverts parallel structure consists of two grammatical units
Parallelism in two phases or clauses to reinforce their contrast in meanings
Deliberate repetition of words/phrases at the beginnings of lines of poetry, grammatical units or paragraphs
Vocabulary of I Have a Dream
-Manacle: that which restrains
-Interposition: doctrine by which a state opposes a federal low believed to encroach on its sovereignty
What's King Dream for the children of Alabama?
That one day little black boys and girls will be able to hold hands with little white boys and girls as brothers and sisters
What attitude does King urge African Americans to take toward white people?
To stand tall in order to seek their justice and stand strong and together
According to King, the founders who signed the constitution wrote African Americans "a bad check" . What does he mean?
He means that the founders demonstrate the African Americans as bad or insufficient people
What's the main focus of King's speech?
To encourage the African Americans to fight for their rights and show white people that black people deserve the same rights
In "I have a Dream", what does the author urge his followers to?
To stand up tall and strong, to fight for their rights and for justice
Summary of I Have a Dream
-It starts talking about how even though the "Emancipation Proclamation" exists, the Negro people still don't have the same rights as as white people, and they aren't treated in the same way.
-He says that it is time for the U.S. to lift the notion from racial injustice and that they won't rest until black people has the same rights as white people.
-He mentions that black people shouldn't let go until there are no more signs that say "For Whites Only"
-King says that black people also wanted to vote as white people do, and he wants freedom for the Negro people
-His Dream was that the nation will live the true meaning of its creed, and for slaves and slaves owners to sit together for a meal. Also black and white kids to hold hands with each other
-King wants freedom to exalt from every state, city, and hamlet. He finishes his speech by saying when they allow freedom to everyone, no matter their color or religion, they'll hold hands hands and live in a free nation
Brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical cultural or literary significance. Doesn't describe in detail the person or thing to which it refers
Vocabulary words of Cupid's arrow
-Blandish: to persuade by flattering
-Prospects: hopes for advancements
-Toxophilite: one who loves archery
-Deodars: cedars native to the Himalayas
Who's the author of Cupid's Arrow?
Characters of Cupid's Arrow
-Mr and Mrs Breighton
Write two of the settings of the story
Explain what lesson can be learnt from the story
That money isn't what always matters, and is okay to change things and do what we wish