Irony In Elie Wiesel's 'Night'

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FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE – 9TH GRADE LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION Total Questions: 100 Essay – Minimum 3 Paragraphs: Intro, Body, and Conclusion Prompt: This year in 9th Grade English we have studied several different pieces of literature. (To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Night by Elie Weisel, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, The Odyssey by Homer, as well as, many poems and short stories). Pick ONE piece of literature that we have covered this year and explain why you think it is an essential or necessary text to be taught during the 9th Grade year. Questions to consider: -What was the author’s purpose in writing the text? -Why do teenagers need to read this piece of literature? -How does it connect to…show more content…
Literary Terminology: Protagonist Antagonist Characterization Allusion Dramatic Irony 1st Person Point of View 3rd Person Omniscient 3rd Person Limited Personification Plot Metaphor Dialogue Symbolism Direct Characterization Indirect Characterization Theme Internal Conflict External Conflict Flat Character Round Character Foreshadowing Point of View Static Character Dynamic Character Setting Metaphor Suspense Irony The Odyssey, Homer: Know the main purpose of Odysseus’ journey Which Gods were significant to the story What human quality in Odysseus leads to his altercation with the Cyclops? How does Penelope hold off the suitors? How does Odysseus appear when he returns? What is Mount Olympus home to? Why does Odysseus have to go to the land of the dead? Which about Odysseus keeps him from giving his heart to Circe or Calypso, the enchantresses? Terms: The Epic Athena Epic Simile Epic Hero Zeus Poetry Unit Terms: Alliteration Repetition Assonance Stanza Sonnet Free Verse Blank Verse Onomatopoeia Narrative Poem Hyperbole What is the subject of most Haikus? What are the diverging roads a symbol for in “The Road Not…show more content…
The main lesson of “The Interlopers” concerns the…? Drama – Romeo and Juliet Terms: Monologue Soliloquy Drama Aside Dramatic Foil Questions: To what objects does Romeo compare Juliet at the beginning of the balcony scene? Why does the Friar agree to the request for marriage between Romeo and Juliet? What contrasting traits do Benvolio and Tybalt have? Romeo is motivated to kill Tybalt because Tybalt has…done what? What does Romeo buy from the apothecary? What is Juliet’s reaction to seeing Romeo dead? Literature – To Kill a Mockingbird What does Scout dress up as to go to the pageant? Why do you think Atticus never uses a gun unless necessary? What does Scout see as she stands on Boo’s porch at the end of the novel? What are the main themes of TKAM? What is the mockingbird a symbol for in the novel? What is Maycomb’s “usual disease”? Who wrote TKAM? Who said that “You never really know a person until you climb into their skin and climb around in it”? RESEARCH • True or False: If you don’t have an author’s last name to use when alphabetizing your sources, you should use the first letter of the next piece of information that you do
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