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English 11 study

English 11 study guide all of the titles

How did Sherman Alexie learn to read? By reading a superman comic book.
What book did he read when he was in kindergarten? "grapes of wrath"
What did he mean by a paragraph were "fences that held words"? Metaphor, writing to people and his relationships to them.
What is his overall message to students? The importance of reading and writing.
List any rhetorical devices he uses in this essay. Repetition, parallel structure.
What colleges did King attend? Morehouse, Crozer, Boston University.
When did King write "LFABJ"? April 16, 1963
Why was King arrested? Protesting racial segregation.
What did King say the goal of America was? Freedom
Who was King writing to in this letter? 8 white clergyman
List any rhetorical devices he used in the letter. Parallel Structure.
Kennedy was the __est what of all the presidents? Young
He came to the presidency facing what major conflict? Threat of nuclear war.
His presidency was Characterized by what? Optimisim
The inaugural address is given when? When a president is swarn in.
List 2 examples of antithesis. "We shall not always, we shall always" and "Ask not what your country can do for you..."
List 2 examples of parallelism. "Let both sides..." and "To those..."
Where did Fitzgerald grow up? St. Paul, Minnesota.
What was the name of Fitzgeralds first novel? This side of Paradise.
Why did Fitzgerald not finish college? Partying, and joined the Army.
What was the name of the time for most of Fitzgerald's books? Roaring 20s.
What did Dexter do for extra money? Caddy.
How do we know Dexter and Judy are from different social classes? Judy has a nurse, and calls Dexter "boy"
What does Dexter do after quitting being a caddy? Opens lawn business.
Which character would have typically said, "hello, darling!"? Judy
Which character ends the story by saying, "Long ago, long ago, there was something in me, but now that thing is gone. Now that thing is gone, That thing is gone. I cannot cry. I cannot care. That thing will come back no more"? Dexter
List any rhetorical devices in the short story. (similes,analogies) Similes, analogies
What was the wasteland? A virtual wasteland, in which people seem dead spiritually and symbolically.
What was the Valley of Ashes? A fantastic form where ashes grow like wheat into ridges and hills and grotesque gardens; where ashes take the forms of houses and chimneys, and rising smoke.
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