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E10 Short Story Test

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In "Thank You, Ma'am," what does Roger try to steal from Mrs. Jones? Her purse
In "Thank You, Ma'am," what do Roger and Mrs. Jones have in common? They have both had difficult lives and have done bad things.
In "Thank You, Ma'am," why does Mrs. Jones take Roger home? To wash his face and feed him.
In "Thank You, Ma'am," how much money does Mrs. Jones give Roger? Ten dollars.
In "Thank You, Ma'am," what does Mrs. Jones do to Roger when he tries to steal from her? She kicks him in the backside.
In "Thank You, Ma'am," how do we know Mrs. Jones is a forgiving person? She helps Roger instead of calling the police.
In "Thank You, Ma'am," where does Mrs. Jones work? She works in a hotel beauty salon.
In "Thank You, Ma'am," why does Roger try to steal from Mrs. Jones? He wants to buy a pair of shoes.
In "The Lottery," who has to participate in the lottery? The entire town
In "The Lottery," where does the story take place? A small town.
In "The Lottery," why are the children collecting stones? To stone the winner of the lottery with.
In "The Lottery," what is the "prize" for winning? Being stoned to death.
In "The Lottery," who wins the lottery? Tessie Hutchinson
In "The Lottery," who is Old Man Warner? An old man who does not want to stop having the lottery.
In "The Lottery," when does the story take place? June ("Lottery in June, corn be heavy soon.")
In "The Lottery," how often do they have a lottery? Once a year.
Define conflict. Conflict is the problems which often happen between the protagonist and antagonist.
Define first-person point of view. When the character is involved in and is telling the story.
Define antagonist. The person or thing in conflict with the main character
Define protagonist. The main character
Define prose Any writing that is not poetry.
Define exposition This is where the story begins. In this section you are introduced to the characters, the setting, and the mood.
Define rising action This is where most of the action happens. It is also where tension and suspense is built.
Define climax This is the most exciting part of the story. It is where the conflict reaches its highest point.
Define mood When the setting or scene causes an emotional response in the reader.
Define tone Tone provides the author's feelings about the subject of the story shown by his/her writing style
Define theme. The main idea or the central thought of the story.
Define situational irony The opposite happens to what the reader has been led to expect.
Define dramatic irony The audience or reader is aware of something one or more of the characters is not aware of
Define foreshadowing Hints the author gives about what will happen later in the story.
Define setting Setting is the time and place of the story.
Created by: nrhsmrsleighton
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