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What is THE CATCHER IN THE RYE by J.D. Salinger
The chronicle of a misfit teen, Holden Caulfield, sent to a boarding school where he rebels against the establishment, gets kicked out of school, and wanders the streets of New York.

100

Who is Cyclops
I am characterized by one eye in the middle of my forehead, and am known for my strength and manual dexterity.

100

What is a tambourine
A small, shallow, one-headed drum with loose metallic disks at the sides played by shaking or striking with the hand.

100

Who is Elizabeth Proctor
"I have read my heart this three month. I have sins of my own to count. It needs a cold wife to prompt lechery."

100

What is the IMPERATIVE
This is the type of sentence that gives an order or direction and usually ends in a period.

200

What is THE CALL OF THE WILD by Jack London
After his master's death, Buck takes to the wilds of Alaska.

200

Who is Neptune
The Roman God identified with Poseidon.

200

What is to descend
To pass from a higher place or level to a lower one.

200

Who is Mary Warren
"I will not be ordered to bed no more Mr. Proctor. I am 18 and a woman, however single."

200

What is a NEITHER NOR
What is the correlative conjunction in the following sentence: 'Neither Mary nor Peter will perform in the play."

300

What is OF MICE AND MEN by John Steinbeck
The story of two ranch hands: George Milton, and Lennie Small who has the IQ of a child

300

Who are the AMAZONS
A race of warrior women who could not stand the presence of men except as servants. They had intercourse with strangers to preserve their race, but only kept baby girls.

300

What is an HEIRLOOM
Something of special, often sentimental value - handed down from one generation to another. EX: A family __________.

300

Who is REV. JOHN HALE
"Why it is all simple. I came to do the devil's work. I have come to counsel Christians they should belie themselves. There is blood on my head. Can you not see the blood on my head?"

300

What is a SENTENCE FRAGMENT.
An example of this kind of sentence would be: Sue swimming in the lake.

400

What is A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
Narrated by a young protagonist named Alex, this story takes place in the future of the author's invention. A repressive government, violent street gangs and language peppered with NADSAT talk characterize this novel.

400

Who is ANTIGONE.
Daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta who broke King Creon's rule against burying her brother Polunices by sproinkling a handful of dust over his body.

400

What is NEPOTISM
Favoritism, often seen when applying for a job based on family relations or friendship.

400

Who is JUDGE HATHORNE
"Mary, when people accused of witchery confronted you in court, you would faint saying their spirits came out of their bodies and choked you. If that is the case, then can you pretend to faint now?"

400

What is VERY
Name the adverb in the following sentence: "His singing is very popular."

500

What is HAMLET by William Shakespeare
A ghost walks the ramparts of Elsinore castle in Denmark and reveals that he has been murdered by his brother Claudius - the current King of Denmark - who has not only taken the ghost's crown, but who has also married his wife.

500

Who is MEDUSA
The only mortal of the three gorgons, whose head was entwined with snakes and whose neck was protected by dragon scales. Anyone who dared to look in my eye was turned to stone.

500

What is a REQUIEM
A mass for the dead. A solemn chant for the peaceful resting of the dead.

500

Who is CHEEVER
"Tere be so many cows wandering the highroads now their masters are in the jails. I know Mr. Parris be arguin' with farmers all yesterday. There is great contention sir about the cows."

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What are COLLECTIVE NOUNS.
Nouns that name groups of people or things

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