English 9 Final (The Odyssey, Short Stories, Romeo and Juliet)

Circe did _______ to Odysseus’s men turned them into swine
Odysseus proves himself to Penelope by revealing the secret of ______________ their bed 😉
The Odyssey includes all of the following themes EXCEPT the importance of truth
Who was the immortal that helped Odysseus by disguising him and helping him defeat the suitors? Athena
Dramatic irony refers to a situation in which the reader knows more than the character does. Which of the following events is an example of dramatic irony? Telemachus does not recognize that the stranger is his father.
Who was the epic hero in this story? Odysseus
What is not a trait of an epic hero? The hero has super powers
Odysseus does not kill the Cyclops when he first has the opportunity because… he’s too weak to move the stone door and does not want to be trapped inside.
The story that is credited to Homer that precedes the Odyssey and discusses the Trojan War is called… The Iliad
The meaning of the word Odyssey is … a journey
Odysseus is recognized by Eurycleia when she sees what? the scar on his leg
A line in a poem that is carried over to the next line is called ……… Ex. long since, in misery he suffers, far from friends An Enjambment
When Odysseus first reveals himself to Telemachus, his son thinks his father is ______. a god
Penelope agrees to marry the suitors if they complete what task? Stringing Odysseus’ bow and shooting an arrow through 12 axe handles
Argos was a symbol of what? Loyalty
Homer often uses descriptive phrases to identify a person. What are these phrases called? epithet
What was the name of the rudest suitor who is killed first? Antinous
Who was the 6 headed monster? Scylla
In the quote The play area was bordered by wood-slat benches where old-country people sat cracking roasted watermelon seeds with their golden teeth and scattering the husks to an impatient gathering of gurgling pigeons, is an example of…? imagery
Something that stands for or represents something else (like the combin The Rules of the Game) is a(n) symbol
What is the theme for The Gift of the Magi? The ultimate sacrifice is giving of yourself.
The oriole nest in the elm was untenanted and rocked back and forth like an empty cradle is an example of… Simile
A grindstone stands where the bleeding tree stood, just outside the kitchen door is an example of symbol
I did not know then that pride is a wonderful, terrible thing, a seed that bears two vines, life and death is an example of… metaphor
What character in The Scarlet Ibis is NOT round? Mme Forrestier
Several allusions were used in The Gift of The Magi. Which of the following is NOT an allusion in the story? Sir James Dillingham Young
In The Scarlet Ibis, the narrator was the main character in the story. From which point of view was this story told? First person
The cough is a mere nothing; it will not kill me. I shall not die of a cough and Dead birds is bad luck are both examples of foreshadowing
What did Jim sell in The Gift of the Magi to buy a gift for his wife? His watch
In The Scarlet Ibis, what did the narrator teach his brother to do? To walk
What was Fortunato going to the catacombs with Montressor to find in The Cask of Amontillado? A wine Amontillado
The MOOD of the story is the feeling that the author portrays when writing the story. (true/false) false
Who was the Protagonist in The Rules of the Game? Meimei
n Amy Tan’s The Rules of the Game, the comb referred to in the quote represents what? One day, as she struggled to weave a hard-toothed comb through my disobedient hair, I had a sly thought. Her mothers rules
Which element in the story The Cask of Amontillado MOST affected the TONE of the story? setting
What was Montressor’s motivation in The Cask of Amontillado? Fortunato insulted him many times.
In Romeo and Juliet, who are the only characters that know about Romeo and Juliet’s wedding? Friar Laurence and The Nurse
In Romeo and Juliet, which character killed by Tybalt says A plague o’ both your houses? Mercutio
In Romeo and Juliet, who cried this before taking his/her own life O happy dagger? Juliet
In the end of Romeo and Juliet, what has been accomplished? The Capulets and Montagues stop fighting
Feather, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health, is an example of….? oxymoron
In Romeo and Juliet, how does Romeo learn of Capulet’s party? He reads the invitation for the servant.
In Romeo and Juliet, when Juliet says What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, she means…. Names are meaningless
In Romeo and Juliet, what plan does Friar Laurence and Juliet make? To have Juliet drink poison and write Romeo to come get her as she awakens and go to Mantua.
In Romeo and Juliet, what does Romeo mean when he says, Oh, dear account! My life is my foe’s debt? His love for Juliet has brought him out of his depression. Since she is a Capulet, he owes his enemy for his new happiness.

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