Things you should know:

 

  1. This is a quiz game, so it’s a quiz grade.
  2. You may work with are two or three people but this is NOT a team grade.
  3. Individual grades will be given and individual papers will be completed.
  4. You may discuss each question with your team but whatever you put on your paper is up to you, and whatever you’ve put on your paper is what your grade will be based upon.
  5. You may not use outside sources (with the obvious exception of #s 18 & 19.
  6. You must submit your answer sheets to my desk by the end of class. This is NOT homework. Any answer sheets not left on my desk at the end of class will be considered as late submissions.
  7. This activity is worth a possible 100 pts.
  1. What’s the definition of the word epic?
  2. Use the word palette in a sentence.
  3. What’s the definition of the word prodigal?
  4. Use the word tedium in a sentence.
  5. Write a different conjugation of the word contrition.
  6. What’s the definition of the word parable?
  7. What’s the definition of the word neurotic?
  8. Write a definition for the word Wit.
  9. Use the word languishing in a sentence.
  10. Write a synonym and an antonym for the word doubt.

 

  1. main clause,main clause = .

 

Circle one: Comma Splice/ Fused Sentence

 

  1. main clause+ � + main clause= .

 

Circle one: Comma Splice/ Fused Sentence

 

 

 

  1. List the four ways to correct a comma splice or fused sentence

 

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  1. Julie is a real hypochondriac when her stomach hurts, she is certain that she has a bleeding ulcer, and if she has a backache, she believes that she has cancer of the spine. Circle one: Comma Splice/ Fused Sentence. Correct it.

 

  1. My cat Buster loves to nap on warm appliances when he sleeps on top of the television, his tail swipes the screen like a windshield wiper. Circle one: Comma Splice/ Fused Sentence. Correct it.

 

  1. Coordinating conjunctions are also called the FANBOYS. List the word that each letter of FANBOYS stands for.

F =

A =

N =

B =

O =

Y =

S =

 

  1. List at least three subordinate conjunctions.

 

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  1. Create a correctly formatted MLA citation for Wit.

 

 

 

  1. Go to this website <http://zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/&gt; and create a correctly formatted MLA citation.

 

 

 

 

  1. 100% Perfect Girl by __________________________________________________
  2. __________________________________________________ by Kate Tempest
  3. The Thing In the Forest by ______________________________________________
  4. Wit by _____________________________________________________________
  5. Doubt by ___________________________________________________________

 

  1. Complete this list for Doubt by providing an example of each:

 

protagonist ____________________________________

antagonist ____________________________________

foil ____________________________________

round character ____________________________________

flat character ____________________________________

dynamic character ____________________________________

static character ____________________________________

plot conflict ____________________________________

inciting incident ____________________________________

rising action ____________________________________

falling action ____________________________________

resolution ____________________________________

theme ____________________________________

motif ____________________________________

symbol ____________________________________

tone ____________________________________

mood ____________________________________

setting ____________________________________

diction ____________________________________

irony ____________________________________

epiphany ____________________________________

metaphor ____________________________________

  1. Complete this list for The Thing In the Forest by providing an example of each:

 

protagonist ____________________________________

antagonist ____________________________________

foil ____________________________________

round character ____________________________________

flat character ____________________________________

dynamic character ____________________________________

static character ____________________________________

plot conflict ____________________________________

inciting incident ____________________________________

rising action ____________________________________

falling action ____________________________________

resolution ____________________________________

theme ____________________________________

motif ____________________________________

symbol ____________________________________

tone ____________________________________

mood ____________________________________

setting ____________________________________

diction ____________________________________

irony ____________________________________

metaphor ____________________________________

allusion ___________________________________

  1. What is a single story?
  1. According to Phil Kay, why do we tell stories?

 

  1. According to Sarah Kaye, why do we tell stories?

 

  1. How does the danger of a single story affect the characters in Doubt?

 

  1. How does the danger of a single story affect the characters in Wit?

 

  1. How does the danger of a single story affect the characters in Brand New Ancients?

 

  1. Draw a Venn diagram depicting the similarities and differences between Wit and Doubt. Include at least eight pieces of information.

 

 

  1. How is Brand New Ancients a parable?

 

 

  1. How is Doubt a parable?

 

 

  1. How is Wit a parable?

 

 

  1. How is The Thing In the Forest a parable?

 

 

  1. How is The 100 % Perfect Girl a parable?

 

 

 

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