VocabChapt. 1 LoF • Efflorescence: (noun) • Blooming of flowers, state of flowering
Vocab • Enmity: (noun) • Deep seated hatred; State of being an enemy • Synonym? • Antonym?
Vocab • Decorous: (adjective) • Exhibiting appropriate behavior or conduct • Synonym? • Antonym?
Vocab • Chorister: (noun) • a singer or leader of a choir
Vocab • Bastion: (noun) • a stronghold or fortification; similar to a stronghold • Synonym?? • Antonym??
Vocab • Hiatus: (noun) • a gap or interruption in continuity; a break or pause • Synonym?? • Antonym??
Archetypes in Literature • Hero: Good guy/girl; brave; performs good deeds. Ex: Beowolf • Faithful Companion: Sidekick; always there to help the hero. Ex: Robin (Batman) • Outsider: Excluded from society; isolated/detached from his/her community. Ex: Shrek • Innocent: Person, esp. a child, who is free of evil or sin. Ex: Linus (Charlie Brown) • Villian: Typically at odds with hero. Wicked, evil person. Ex: Voldemort • Scapegoat: Blamed for everything regardless of whether he/she is at fault. Ex: Milhouse, Snowball (Animal Farm)