(Reg. Eng. 9) 1st Qtr. Midterm Study Guide

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  1. uni, mono
    1 (one)
  2. pri, proto
    1st (first)
  3. cent
    100
  4. a, an
    without
  5. acu
    sharp
  6. alt
    high
  7. alter
    other
  8. ann, enn
    year
  9. ante
    before
  10. anti
    against
  11. aud
    hear
  12. bel
    war, fight
  13. bio
    life
  14. brev
    short
  15. capit
    head
  16. The four (4) different types of external conflict:
    • (does NOT need to be in a specific order):
    • 1. people
    • 2. nature
    • 3. society
    • 4. object
  17. Foreshadowing/Predicting means...
    To guess what is going to happen next in a story.
  18. The best example of foreshadowing/prediction in "The Most Dangerous Game" is...
    when Whitney talked about the dangers of Ship-Trap Island.
  19. quarry
    the object of a hunt; prey
  20. elude
    to escape, especially by means of daring, cleverness, or skill
  21. deplorable
    terrible; deeply regrettable; unfortunate
  22. condone
    to overlook, forgive, or disregard
  23. tangible
    capable of being touched or felt; having actual form and substance
  24. What type of figurative language is found in this sentence? And how do you know?

    You never know who will knock on the door at night.
    Alliteration.

    The words "never", "know", "knock", and "night" all have the same sound at the beginning of the word.
  25. What type of figurative language is found in this sentence? And how do you know?

    Some class periods take forever to end!
    Hyperbole.

    The word "forever" indicates the statement is greatly exaggerated.
  26. What type of figurative language is found in this sentence? And how do you know?

    My phone is my life.
    Metaphor.

    The words "phone" and "life" are the two things being compared without using "like", "as", or "than".
  27. What type of figurative language is found in this sentence? And how do you know?

    The phone rang, but he didn't answer the call.
    Onomatopoeia. 

    The word "rang" is a sound.
  28. What type of figurative language is found in this sentence? And how do you know?

    The car hugged the side of the road.
    Personification. 

    The non-human object, the car, "hugged" the side of the road — which is a human-like characteristic.
  29. What type of figurative language is found in this sentence? And how do you know?

    Jimmy's heart is as cold as ice.
    Simile.

    The words "heart" and "ice" are being compared using the word "as".

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