Plot
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Figurative Language
100

What is the genre of this book?

nonfiction

100

What is the purpose of the falling action?

It shows how we get from that major moment to the way the story ends.

100

What is the main theme of book?

Hard work and ingenuity can help a person survive

100

"My knuckles swelled with bright drops of blood."
Is an example of?

Imagery 

200

Where is the setting of the novel?

Malawi, Africa

200

What is the resolution of the novel?

William's windmill get recognition and he speaks at TED and is able to attend college.

200

What is the relationship between William and his father like?

Positive, he often is inspired by his father's directness

200

William's father, is notoriously good at dancing, and his moves have been compared to a "gazelle" and a "flying grasshopper". What type of figurative language uses comparisons with like or as?

A Simile

300

Why was the exposition important?

So we can understand how William changes and evolves.

300

Name one EXTERNAL conflict in the novel?

Person vs. Society

Person vs. Nature

300

What does William call his windmill at first?

Electric Wind

300

"You are my own creation!" I shouted to my windmill. "So why are you trying to destroy me? Please let me help you." What type of figurative language is used here?

Personification

400

What is the Inciting Incident of the novel?

Drought and Famine hit Malawi

400

Who is the protagonist in this story?

William

400

How did William first get the idea to build a windmill?

From a textbook at his local library

400

Name a simile for gazed? What is the connotation of the word?

looked, stared, leer, study

500

What was the climax of the novel?

William's creation of a windmill

500

What point of view is the novel written in?

First Person

500

What kind of animals does William hunt?

Birds

500

What is the connotation of a word?

The feeling a word brings to the reader

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