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Climax

the point of highest intensity in a story

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The protagonist

Myles

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Why does Myles go over the fence at the beginning of the story?

He lost his ball

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Define theme

the central idea which gives the work meaning

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Setting

the physical background in which the events of a story take place

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The antagonist

Lord Mackworth

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Give an example of alliteration from "A Christmas Carol."

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What is the setting of Men of Iron?

England in the 1400's

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Protagonist

the main character or hero who is usually in conflict with the antagonist

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The girl who gets the ball

Lady Anne

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Why did Lady Anne want to retrieve the ball instead of Myles?

She doesn't want Myles to get caught

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What is the theme of A Christmas Carol?

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Antagonist

an opposing character or rival in conflict with the protagonist

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Lady Anne's cousin

Lady Alice
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What is Lord Mackworth's relationship to Lady Anne?

He is her dad

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What is the theme of Men of Iron?

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What does Lord Mackworth accuse Myles of being?

A coward

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Alliteration

when two or more words in close succession start with the same initial consonant or vowel sound (usually in poetry)

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Myles' best friend

Gascoyne

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What is Myles' role in the English nobility?

squire

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What is the climax of Men of Iron?

The conversation between Myles and Lord Mackworth

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Why does Lord Mackwoth eventually show mercy to Myles?

Because of who his father is

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