characters
plot
quotes
vocabulary
miscellanous

100

Polynesian
What is the ethnicity of the tribe?

100

island, South Pacific
What is the setting?

100

Maftatu has a plan to survive and get off the island.
"at peace with himself and his world, he slept"...who is this quote about and why?

100

albatross
Who is Kivi

100

Armstrong Sperry
What is the author's name

200

position of Mafatu's father in the tribe
What is Chief?

200

internal...Mafatu struggles with himself about not being courageous external...Mafatu is made fun of by tribal boys AND/OR Mafatu is not like the culture expects
What are the internal and external conflicts in the novel?

200

"Maui, do not desert me-this is the last time"...when is this said?
Mafatu's prayer when being chased by EoM.

200

plateau
What vantage point

200

Uri
What is the dog's name

300

Mafatu's two nicknames, given by his father and the tribe respectively
What is Stout Heart and Boy Who Was Afraid?

300

Mafatu sailing off into the unknown, Mafatu's canoe getting caught in a storm, Mafatu reaching the alien island.
What is rising action?

300

"so the people drove him forth... not by violence, but indifference"
What is why Mafatu left the island

300

outrigger
What is Mafatu's type of canoe

300

Maui
What is God of Fishermen

400

Mafatu
Who is the protagonist/main character?

400

folktale/legend
What is genre?

400

"and suddenly he felt humble with gratitude"
What is how Mafatu felt after saving Uri from the shark.

400

feke, ma'o, pauu
What are Polynesian words for octopus, shark, and pig

400

Moana
Who is the God of the Sea

500

Gods, water, animal relationships
What is an example of personification in CIC?

500

Mafatu is being chased by the eaters-of-men?
What is climax?

500

"he was all Polynesian now, changed with the ancient fierceness of his race"
What is how Mafatu felt after his conquered his courage.

500

perilous
What is a common feeling in the novel for Mafatu

500

antagonist
What is Moana, eaters of men, tribe