Vocabulary 1
Literary Devices 1
Vocabulary 2
Literary Devices 2
Vocabulary 3

100

What is "Present in great quantity; well supplied"?

Abundant

100

What is the meaning of Allegory?

Give an example of it being used in the play.

An allegory is an extended metaphor where objects, persons, and actions in a narrative are equated with meanings outside of the narrative.

Example: Answers will vary. 

100

Definition of Scorn.

Disrespect on contempt. 

100

What is the meaning of the literary device "dialogue"?

A dialogue is a literary technique in which writers employ two or more characters to be engaged in conversation with one another.

100

Definition of Allegiance.

Loyalty or devotion to someone or something.

200

Definition of Remorseless.

Without guilt in spite of wrongdoing; inhuman

200

What is the meaning of Protagonist?

Who is a protagonist in the play?

A protagonist is the central character or leading figure in poetry, narrative, novel or any other story. A protagonist is sometimes a “hero” to the audience or readers. 

Example: John Proctor

200

Definition of baffle.

To confuse or bewilder; to frustrate

200

What is the meaning of the literary device "conflict"?

Give an example of conflict in the play.

It is a literary device used for expressing a resistance the protagonist of the story finds in achieving his aims or dreams.

Example: Abigail and John Proctor 

Answers will vary. 

200

Definition of pretense.

Pretending; make believe.

300

Definition of Apprehensively. 

Uneasy or fearful about something that might happen. 

300

What is the meaning of Theme?

What is the theme of the play?

Central topic or idea explored in a text.

Examples will vary.

300

What is "grave or serious as a person in speech, tone or mood"?

Solemn

300

What is the meaning of Antagonist?

Who is an antagonist in the play?

A character, group of characters, or other force that presents an obstacle or is in direct conflict with the protagonist. 

Example: Abigail Williams (Abby)

300

What is "To condemn or disapprove of something publicly; to make a formal accusation"?

Denounce

400

A written declaration upon oath used for evidence in court; testimony; a sworn statement

Affidavit

400

What is the meaning of Foreshadowing?

Give an example of it being used in the play.

Foreshadowing is a literary device in which a writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the story.

Example: answers will vary.

400

What is "Respectfully following judgement or opinion of others; respectful or courteous regard"?

Deferentially

400

What is the meaning of Allusion?

Give an example of it being used in the play.

Allusion is a literary device in which the writer or speaker refers either directly or indirectly to a person, event, or thing in history or to a work of art or literature. 

Example: Answers will vary.

400

What is "to make dirty or filthy"?

Befoul

500

Definition of effrontery.

Shameless boldness; audacity.

500

What is the meaning of the literary device "mood"?

What is the mood of the play.

Mood is a literary element that evokes certain feelings or vibes in readers through words and descriptions.

Example: answers will vary.

500

Definition of Incredulously.

Skeptically; done in a way that shows disbelief.

500

What is the meaning of the literary device Motivation?

Give an example of it being used in the play.

A reason behind a character's specific action or behavior.

Example: answers will vary.

500

Definition of "daft".

Senseless; stupid or foolish.