(HONORS) 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. What are the five different elements of a plot diagram? *Remember they must be in order*
    • Exposition (Beginning)
    • Rising Action
    • Climax
    • Falling Action
    • Resolution
  17. What was the cause of the Loisels' downfall?
    Mme. Loisel lost the necklace she borrowed.
  18. Which of the five plot elements would BEST describe the ending of the story? And why?
    The climax.

    This was the most surprising point of the entire story, but the story did not have a Falling Action or Resolution.
  19. vexation
    anger or annoyance
  20. pauper
    a poor person, especially one who depends on public charity
  21. aghast
    filled with shock or horror
  22. exhorbitant
    much too high; excessive
  23. askew
    crooked; to one side
  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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