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Second Nine-weeks Exam review. Kuczek-GHS-English II-2012. Thanksgiving a personal History. Where does the character spend her first Thanksgivings? How does she feel about her time there? What do we learn about her family members from that experience?

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Second nine weeks exam review

Second Nine-weeks Exam review

Kuczek-GHS-English II-2012


Thanksgiving a personal history

Thanksgiving a personal History

  • Where does the character spend her first Thanksgivings?

  • How does she feel about her time there?

  • What do we learn about her family members from that experience?

  • Looking back how does she feel about those Thanksgivings?

  • What does the word hypocritical mean?

  • How is the speaker hypocritical?

  • Where does the speaker spend her teenage years at Thanksgiving?

  • What about her adult years?

  • What do we learn from this selection?


Us and them

Us and Them

  • What is a satire?

  • What holiday does this story revolve around?

  • Who are the Tomkeys?

  • How are they Tomkeys different?

  • Why does the narrator pity the neighbors?

  • What do the Tomkeys do that is inexcusable?

  • What does the narrator do with his candy?

  • What does his behavior tell us?


Matrimony with a proper stranger

Matrimony with a Proper Stranger

  • What is an arranged marriage?

  • What is the difference between an arranged marriage and a love marriage?

  • How is social life in the U.S.A. and India different?

  • How does this contribute to arranged marriages in the U.S.A.?

  • Are all arranged marriages forced?


An indian father s plea

An Indian Father’s Plea

  • What is Lake’s argument in this letter?

  • To whom is the letter written? How do they view WindWolf?

  • What are ethos, pathos and logos?

  • What concession/refutation does Lake make?

  • What are some facts that Lake uses to prove his point?

  • How does WindWolf change through this experience?

  • What is Lake’s call-to-action?


Terms you need to know

Terms you need to know!

  • Internal Conflict

  • External Conflict

  • Theme

  • Imagery

  • Tone

  • Analogy

  • Diction

  • Repetition

  • Stanza

  • Connotation


Test dates

Test Dates

  • A day: Next Class-December 6th

  • B day: Next Class-December 5th

  • Know the answers to these questions and you will be doing well


Starting now

Starting Now

  • The essay is worth a large chunk of your test grade. We are going to start it during this class period. If you finish it during this class then that is one less thing you have to do on the test. There will be no talking. This is a testing environment. You may ask for help!

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