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Midterm Exam Battle. Directions:. Move into groups of four Choose a scribe and a group name For each question, write your answer clearly on the white board One point per question. Question 1. What is the definition of a theme?. Question 2. Rewrite the following quote correctly:

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Directions
Directions:

Move into groups of four

Choose a scribe and a group name

For each question, write your answer clearly on the white board

One point per question


Question 1
Question 1

What is the definition of a theme?


Question 2
Question 2

  • Rewrite the following quote correctly:

    • As she tries again to successfully carve a tree, Melinda admits – “I can’t bring it to life. I’d love to give it up. Quit. But I can’t think of anything else to do.” (Anderson, 78).


Question 3
Question 3

Name three symbols from texts we’ve read this semester.


Question 4
Question 4

What are two elements of a strong conclusion paragraph?


Question 5
Question 5

Write one example of a simile and one example of a metaphor.


Question 6
Question 6

  • What poetic device is used in the following sentence:

    The snarky snake slithered slowly down the rough, gnarled path.


Question 7
Question 7

  • Why is the following a weak topic sentence?

    • George and Lennie spend a lot of time talking about rabbits in the novel.


Question 8
Question 8

  • Rewrite the following sentence so that it adheres to the conventions of a literary analysis paper.

    • In “Of Mice and Men”, Lennie doesn’t realize the difference between right and wrong.


Question 9
Question 9

Define the word “epiphany” and provide one example from a text we’ve read this semester.


Question 10
Question 10

What is the purpose of “close reading”?


Question 11
Question 11

  • Decide if the following sentence is correct or incorrect. If it’s incorrect, fix it.

    The movie absolutely blew my mind I loved it.


Question 12
Question 12

What are three ways that an author can reveal their style?


Question 13
Question 13

  • Active or Passive?

    • The goal was scored by the team’s captain.


Question 14
Question 14

  • Active or Passive?

    • During the encore, Katie Perry played my favorite song.


Question 15
Question 15

  • Decide if the following sentence is correct or incorrect. If it’s incorrect, fix it.

    • She did not come to school even though she had a midterm in English.


Tie breaker
Tie Breaker

What is the name of the jazz artist that the son sees with his father in “Powder”?


Final round
Final Round

Use “superficial” and “perfunctory” in the same sentence.


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