Vocabulary 1
Vocabulary 2
Dystopian Literature
Sonnets
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-anthrop-

human

100

-struct-

to build

100

"the bad place"

Dystopia

100

What symbol do you use to mark a stressed syllable?

/

100

-arium, -orium

a place for

200

-scrib-, -script-

to write

200

-cide

act of killing

200

A figurehead or concept is worshiped by the citizens of the society

Universal Idol

200

How many lines do Shakespearean/English sonnets have?

14 lines

200

-wise

in what manner or direction

300

-gon, -gonic

angle

300

-grad-, -grade-, -gradi-, -gress-

to step, to go

300

Community and identity are removed from society.

Dehumanization

300

Shakespearean/English sonnets are made up of which type of stanzas?

Quatrains (3) and Couplets (1)

300

ab-

from, away, off

400

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-ben-, -bene-

good, well

400

-mal-

bad, wrong, evil

400

A form of communication which carries a biased message and is intended to influence others to accept or reject certain views or agendas

Propoganda

400

What is the typical rhyme scheme for a Shakespearean/English sonnet?

ABAB CDCD EFEF GG

400

Provide an example of a dystopian story and identify the type of government control it illustrates out of the following:

  • Corporate control

  • Bureaucratic control

  • Technological control 

  • Philosophical/religious control

(depends on the book)


ex: Wall-E, corporate control

500

mon-, mono-

one, single, alone

500

geo-

earth, soil, global

500

The society is an illusion of a perfect utopian world, but is actually corrupt or warped. Citizens are made to think that they are living in a perfect world

False Utopia

500

What meter are Shakespearean/English sonnets written in?

Iambic Pentameter

500

Use both context clues and your knowledge of roots and affixes to define the following terms. Explain your reasoning of how you came to the definition. Answer in 2-3 complete sentences.

Ambiguous: This agreement is very [ambiguous] and open to various interpretations.

open to more than one interpretation; having a double meaning.

-uous: state or quality of

amb-, ambi-: around, both

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