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What is the definition of theme?

Insight on life

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What are three traits of universal theme?

Basic needs
Relevant to everyone
Appeals to everyone

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What are 4 ways to find theme in literature?

Title
Character
Conflict
Setting

3

What is the difference between subject and theme?

Theme involves insight on life
Subject 1 word

4

What is the definition of genre?

Category of book

5

What is the authors purpose in a fiction article?

To entertain

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What is the authors purpose in a nonfiction article?

To inform

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Beleaguered

Surrounded

8

Unsure

Ascetic

9

Fanatic

Devoted

10

Tricked

Ruse

11

Silhouetted

Outline

12

Guilt

Remorse

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How is the story the sniper ironic?

He kills his brother thinking it was his enemy

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What are the internal and external conflict sing the story the sniper?

I: man vs. self
E: sniper vs. sniper

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What is the theme in the sniper? Why?

War is what comes between family's

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What is the reason of conflict in the sniper?

Weather or not to separate from England

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What are some important dates in the sniper?

Bloody Sunday

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What are the religious implications in the sniper?

Catholic vs. Protestants

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What is the impact of conflict on people in Ireland in the sniper?

Segregation

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Averted

To turn away from

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Blocking

Obstruction

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Constitutes

Makes up

23

Based or depended on

Mainstay

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Refuge

Place of safety

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What are some examples of flashbacks in the story Cranes?

Remembers going to the chestnut tree and being yelled at by the old man. Falling on some thorns and then T getting them out for him
Setting the crane free

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What are the symbols of cranes in the story Cranes

Flight symbolizes freedom and just a regular crane means long life

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In cranes what are the similarities of the characters?

They have similar family situations

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In cranes what are the differences of the characters?

T- his family isn't safe
S- his family's safe

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What is the theme of cranes? Why?

Even through war friends stick together
Because S sets T free

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How are The Sniper and Cranes similar?

The are both family and friends set against each other

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Putrid

Emitting a foul smell

32

The act of warning

Admonitions

33

Inconsolable

Unable to be comfortable

34

In liberty what is the significance of the title/ dog/ story's theme?

Liberty, they are trying to be free and have liberty in America

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What are some examples of foreshadowing in liberty?

The mean people watching them

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What is an example of irony in liberty

The family is lot free but she is

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What is the theme in liberty?

Liberty doesn't always come easy

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What is a example of a metaphor in exile?

Swimming is compared to moving to America

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What is the authors time about the journey in exile?

Nervous that they won't fit in

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What is the theme of exile? Why?

Even though we are different we are all the same
Papi has a mustache and 3 piece suit and the man in the window is handsome and sure of himself

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What is the theme that tie together Liberty and Exile?

Freedom comes with the price of comfort