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2016 Fall Final

Brenham English III Fall Final Review

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aficionado an ardent devoted fan; enthusiast
allegory a symbolic story in which people, setting, or actions represent ideas or moral qualities
anagram a word formed from another word by rearranging its letters
anecdote a brief, entertaining account of an interesting incident
assertion a claim or declaration without support or reason
cited to quote; to mention by way of example or proof
climatic the highest point; the most intense part of a story
coherent logically connected and consistent
conjecture an opinion without proof; guesswork; to speculate; to guess
connotation the implied meaning of a word, not the dictionary definition
descpicable contemptible; deserving of scorn; vile
diabolical evil and devilish
embellish to improve a story by adding details
evoke to call forth; to bring out; to elicit; to produce
extemporaneous done, said, or performed with little or no preparation
ferocity the quality or state of being fierce, savage, or relentless
foreshadow to indicate or suggest beforehand; to give a warning of
gibes to make mocking remarks; to jeer; to scoff at
incongruous not suitable or appropriate; not consistent; not conforming to a pattern
infer to conclude on the basis of reasoning or observation
introspective given to examination of one's own thoughts and feelings; contemplative
knack talent or special skill
nostalgic having a longing for the past
prologue introductory lines of a play; the preface to a literary work; an introductory event
sanction authorized permission or approval; to approve or permit officially
subservient submissive; obedient; useful or of service
surmise to infer without strong evidence; to guess
vernacular the native language or dialect of a country or region
virtue moral excellence, goodness, rightness
vivacious animated; lively; spirited; sprightly
Who comes often and stays long at Gatsby's? Klipspringer
Who plays golf and becomes involved with the narrator? Jordan Baker
Who cheats on her husband to have an affair with Tom? Myrtle Wilson
Who witnesses Myrtle's accident? Michaelis
Who narrates the novel? Nick Carraway
Who follows a dream for five years? Jay Gatsby
Who meets Gatsby in Louisville? Daisy Buchanan
Who sends Wilson after Gatsby? Tom Buchanan
Who comes from Minnesota for Gatsby's funeral? Henry Gatz
Who shoots Gatsby? George Wilson
The narrator depicts Tom and Daisy as being destructive, careless, and selfish
Daisy married Tom Buchanan because Gatsby was gone, she was flattered by the attention, and she wanted a purpose for her life
Nick first meets Jordan at the Buchanan's house
George Wilson thinks that when Myrtle goes to New York, she is visiting her sister
Gatsby gives huge parties because he hopes to find Daisy
Wolfshiem's major accomplishment was fixing the 1919 World Series
George Wilson becomes aware of his wife's affair when he finds the dog collar
When Myrtle sees Jordan and Tom, she thinks Jordan is Tom's wife
Tom's first reaction to Gatsby's charge that Daisy does not love him is disbelief
Daisy drives Gatsby's car home from New York because she thinks it will calm her down
Daisy does not stop after the accident because she cannot
The only character who knows all the details of the accident and who is involved with whom is Nick
George Wilson finds out who owns the car through Tom Buchanan
The "very sad" event in Gatsby's life is Daisy's marriage to another man
After shooting Gatsby, George shoots himself
Nick believes Gatsby's story about the war because Gatsby has a medal and a photograph
When Gatsby's father comes for the funeral and sees his son's house, his grief is mixed with pride
Who did not attend Gatsby's funeral Daisy
Nick is distressed after Gatsby's death because Gatsby's friends do not care
What makes Gatsby memorable to Nick? Gatsby's willingness to sacrifice his dreams for his true love
What quote DOES NOT demonstrate Tom's habit of physically controlling people "I hate that word hulking,' objected Tom crossly, 'even in kidding'"
What quote DOES NOT show Tom's capacity for violence "It was a body capable of enormous leverage--a cruel body."
What quote DOES NOT demonstrate the elaborate preparation that went into Gatsby's parties "...the air is alive with chatter and laughter and casual innuendo and introductions forgotten on the spot..."
What quote DOES NOT show Nick's discomfort with Tom, Daisy, and Jordan "I told her how I had stopped off in Chicago for a day on my way east and how a dozen people had sent their love through me."
According to Nick, Gatsby's guest "conduct themselves according to the rules of behavior associated with amusement parks. What quote DOES NOT support this "As I waited for my hat in the hall the door of the library opened and Jordan Baker and Gatsby came out together."
What quote is an example of Jordan's characterization? "I noticed that she wore her evening dress, all her dresses, like sports clothes..."
Which of the following suggests Myrtle is trying to "act rich" in order to impress her party guests "These people! You have to keep after them all the time."
What quote DOES NOT suggest that Tom has been unfaithful to Daisy "Daisy loved me when she married me and she loves me now."
Gatsby was a decorated hero during WWI. True
Gatsby comes from a wealthy Midwestern family. False
Nick believes that he is one of the few honest people he has ever known. True
Nick believes that Jordan Baker is incurable dishonest True
The narrator relates hints that Gatsby did not earn his money honestly True
Myrtle runs towards Gatsby's car because she wants to talk to him False
Nick Carraway is involved in dishonest dealings with his job False
Daisy Buchanan was in love with Gatsby before she married Tom True
Gatsby bought his mansion only because of its size and splendor False
Who said, "Do you think everything will please her, old sport?" Gatsby
Who said, "He'd have killed me if I hadn't told him who owned the car." Tom
Who said, "But I did love Tom once--and I love you, too!" Daisy
Who said, "I have a way to find out who killed my wife," Wilson
The setting of The Christmas Sweater was in 1970s; Mount Vernon, WA; winter
How long has Eddie's dad been dead 3 years
What kind of business did Eddie's parents own bakery
What did Eddie want for Christmas bike
What was the "Pre-Christmas" tradition to look for all the presents and open them
What was Eddie's dad's favorite song God Be With You Till We Meet Again
What did Eddie give his mother for Christmas gloves and chocolate
What was the one gift that Eddie could always depend on from his grandmother pajamas
Where did Eddie feel closest to his dad church
What actually killed Eddie's mom broken neck
Who was Eddie the angriest with God
While Eddie was moving the scrap lumber, what is the one question that Grandpa kept asking Are you done yet?
What gave Eddie his strength anger
What words did Grandpa say to Eddie at his mom's funeral, and then Eddie heard again months later that finally make him cry All is well
Who was the man at the Johnson's farm training a horse Russell
Who wast he man comparing the horse to Eddie
What was hidden in the barn bike
What did the bike represent to Eddie hope, happiness, death, despair
According to Russell, what are the most powerful words in any language I am
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