Plot 1
Plot 2
Figurative Language
Kinds of Sentences
Vocabulary
100

What is the setting of the story?

Korea
100

What memory did Songham have about Tokchae regarding chestnuts?

Tokchae had to pull thorns out of Songham's bottom.

100

What figurative language is this passage from the story? ". . . settled under the high, bright autumn shy."

assonance

100
What kind of sentence is this passage from the story?  "Last June Songsam had had to  take refuge."

simple

100

averted

turned away

200

Who is the prisoner?

Tokchae

200
How do Tokchae know each other?

they were childhood friends

200

What figurative language is this passage from the story?  "The northern village at the border of the thirty-eighth parallel. . ."

allusion

200

What kind of sentence is this passage from the story? "Although he had asked how many kids Tokchae had, he could not help wanting to burst into laughter at the image of her sitting down, with her large stomach, one span around."

complex

200

obstruction

obstacle; barrier

300

What is Tokchae's relationship with his father?

close

300

What words describe Tokchae?

generous and thoughtful; caring; loving

300

What figurative language is this passage from the story?  "In front of the farmhouse that had been turned into a public peace-police office, . . ."

alliteration

300

What kind of sentence is this passage from the story?  "When they reached the foot of the hill, Songsam hesitatingly stopped."

complex

300

constitutes

makes up; forms

400

What finally happened to the crane the boys made into a pet?

it got shot

400

Why does Songham flush the cranes?

to give Tokchae a chance to escape

400

What figurative language is this passage from the story? "Plucking out those needles hurt so much that he could not keep tears from welling up in his eyes."

personification or metaphor

400

What kind of sentence is this passage from the story? "This time Songsam walked with his face averted."

simple

400

mainstay

principal support

500

At the beginning of the story, the writer has Songham to do something that foreshadows the ending of the story.  What is it?

Songham volunteers to take Tokchae with him.

500

What do both the sniper and Songham experience because of the war?

internal conflict

500

What figurative language is this passage from the story?  "Songsam felt a sudden surge of anger in spite of himself and shouted, "So how many have you killed?"

alliteration

500

What kind of sentence is this passage from the story? "They crossed the ridge of a hill."

simple

500

refuge

shelter; protection from danger or difficulty

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