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MLA Style. Punctuating Conversation. Literary Terms. Vocabulary. Vocab 2. 1pt. 1 pt. 1 pt. 1pt. 1 pt. 2 pt. 2 pt. 2pt. 2pt. 2 pt. 3 pt. 3 pt. 3 pt. 3 pt. 3 pt. 4 pt. 4 pt. 4pt. 4 pt. 4pt. 5pt. 5 pt. 5 pt. 5 pt. 5 pt. The title of your MLA Style essay is:

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MLA Style

Punctuating

Conversation

Literary

Terms

Vocabulary

Vocab 2

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The title of your MLA Style essay is:

Learning Self Esteem in The Outsiders

It is important to center the title and underline

______________________________.



Correct the following sentence in an MLA Style essay:

In the short story Lamb to the Slaughter, it is ironic that the police officers, desperately searching for the murder weapon, are eating it.



Correct the following sentence in MLA Style:

After the rabbits left their warren, Hazel was accepted as their leader.


A. After the rabbits leave their warren, Hazel was accepted as their leader.

B. After the rabbits left their warren, Hazel is accepted as their leader.

C. After the rabbits leave their warren, Hazel is accepted as their leader.


Correct the following statement: as their leader.

When writing a quotation from a book, put the author and page number in parenthesis after the words quoted. For example, “It was the best of times; it was the worst of times” (Dickens, 5).



Find the mistake in this sentence written in MLA Style: book.

Don’t include the author’s name after a citation if it has already been mentioned in a signal phrase to introduce the quotation.


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Punctuate the following conversation correctly: book.

In American football, the game begins with a kick-off explained Morris patiently.



Punctuate the following conversation correctly: explained Morris patiently

Monica where are you going asked Theresa.

Mind your own business retorted Monica.


A. “Monica, where are you going?” asked Thea. “Mind your own business!” retorted Monica.

B. “Monica, where are you going?” asked Theresa.

“Mind your own business!” retorted Monica.

C. “Monica, where are you going?” Asked Theresa.

“Mind your own business!” Retorted Monica.


Punctuate the following sentence correctly: “Mind your own business!” retorted Monica.

After finishing the 5K race explained the organizer you will swim across this lake.


“After finishing the 5K race,” explained the organizer, “you will swim across this lake.”

“After finishing the 5K race, explained the organizer, you will swim across this lake.”

“After finishing the 5K race,” explained the organizer, “You will swim across this lake.


Punctuate the following conversation correctly: organizer, “you will swim across this lake.”

Where do we start I stood there scratching my head. Maybe we should read the directions suggested Latesha hesitantly.


A. organizer, “you will swim across this lake.” “Where do we start,” I stood there scratching my head.

“Maybe we should read the directions,suggested Latesha hesitantly.”

B. “Where do we start?” I stood there scratching my head.

“Maybe we should read the directions,” suggested Latesha hesitantly.

C. “Where do we start? I stood there scratching my head.”

“Maybe we should read the directions, suggested Latesha hesitantly.”


Punctuate the following quotation in MLA Style correctly. organizer, “you will swim across this lake.”

His inner state, reflected in a song he wrote during those lonely years, begins Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away. Now I need a place to hide away. Oh, I believe in yesterday (McCartney 29)


His inner state, reflected in a song he wrote during those lonely years, begins

“Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away.

Now I need a place to hide away. Oh, I believe in

yesterday” (McCartney 29).

His inner state, reflected in a song he wrote during those

lonely years, begins,

Yesterday,

All my troubles seemed so far away.

Now I need a place to hide away.

Oh, I believe in yesterday (McCartney 29).


The events in a story; what happens. lonely years, begins

What is the . . .?


  • Theme lonely years, begins

  • Conflict

  • Plot


The problem the character faces. lonely years, begins

What is . . .?


  • Theme lonely years, begins

  • Conflict

  • Plot


Code Talker lonely years, begins is set in New Mexico, California, and the islands of the South Pacific during the Second World War and the years just before and after it. The aspect of the novel being described is: ______________.


  • Theme lonely years, begins

  • Plot

  • Setting


The protagonist and the antagonist are often the two main _______________________ in a novel or story.


  • Conflicts _______________________ in a novel or story.

  • Characters

  • Settings


Love between family members can be hard to recognize; _______________________ in a novel or story.

every human being has strengths and vulnerabilities; we are all the same in this regard;

and

it’s important to learn to recognize one’s own strengths and develop them.

are all ______________________ of The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton.


  • Themes _______________________ in a novel or story.

  • Plot events

  • Characters


The definition of “blissful” is: _______________________ in a novel or story.

Bonus:

Define

Dramatic Irony


  • Full of sadness _______________________ in a novel or story.

  • Full of happiness

  • Full of anger


The definition of “spanner” is: _______________________ in a novel or story.



Hospitality is: _______________________ in a novel or story.

Bonus:

Define

Situational Irony



The definition of “translucent” is: _______________________ in a novel or story.



The definition of _______________________ in a novel or story.

“exasperated” is:

Bonus:

Define

Verbal Irony


  • To be exhausted _______________________ in a novel or story.

  • To be irritated to a high degree

  • To be exhilarated to a high degree


Blue square: Having searched the _________ for the weapon; the detectives gave up trying and sat down to eat.


  • Premises the detectives gave up trying and sat down to eat.

  • Spanner

  • Hospitality


After receiving the gag gift, Clement _____________________ to his partner, “I love the sense of humor of this group, but what am I going to do with a singing trout?.”


A. premises to his partner, “I love the sense of humor of this group, but what am I going to do with a singing trout?.”

B. bewildered

C. muttered


I find it very ___________________ that Sabina has decided to paint her kitchen six bright, florescent colors.


  • peculiar to paint her kitchen six bright, florescent colors.

  • mutter

  • blissful


Sandy told me he wanted to help me build this kayak, so I’m _____________________that he doesn’t show up on Saturdays to help me work on it.


A. spanner I’m _____________________

B. peculiar

C. bewildered


Candice answered the phone crying ___________________; but she assured me everything was okay, she was just in the middle of watching a tear jerker with her mother.


  • blissfully she assured me everything was okay, she was just in the middle of watching a tear jerker with her mother.

  • hysterically

  • translucently


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