7 L.A.
Mp2 EXAM
JEOPARDY REVIEW
JEOPARDY
“My
Furthestback
Person”
Poetic &
Literary
Devices
Identity Poems
&
“Precious Bits
of Family”
“Papa’s
Parrot”
Greek
Myth
“Sarah Cynthia
Sylvia Stout…”
100 100
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200 200
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500
“My Furthest-back Person”
for 100
Who told Alex Haley
stories about “the
African”?
answer
His grandmother
or
Cousin Georgia
“My Furthest-back Person”
for 200
Alex Haley started looking
for people from Africa
when he visited this place
answer
The United
Nations
“My Furthest-back Person”
for 300
This story was the
inspiration for both a
TV miniseries and a
book called what?
answer
Roots
“My Furthest-back Person”
for 400
This story is an
example of what type
of writing?
answer
A personal essay
“My Furthest-back Person”
for 500
What is the word for the
storyteller in African tribes
who needs musicians to
relate the clan histories?
answer
A griot
Poetic Devices for 100
Define
personification
answer
Giving something
nonhuman more human
characteristics:
The fire licked at my shoes hungrily
Poetic Devices for 200
What is
alliteration?
answer
Repeating a consonant
sound at the beginning of
each word in the line:
Sally sells seashells
Poetic Devices for 300
Provide
one example of
onomatopoeia
answer
 Woof
 Bang
 Zoom
 Zip
 Screech
 Slam
Poetic Devices for 400
An expression that
doesn’t mean what it
says literally, such as
“in a pickle,” is called a
what?
answer
Idiom
Poetic Devices for 500
A combination of two usually
contradictory (or opposite)
things, like
“The fight was pretty ugly,”
is an example of a what?
answer
Oxymoron
Identity Poems & “Precious
Bits” for 100
Explain the speaker’s
view on fame in
“Song of Myself”
answer
He could take it or
leave it- happy with
himself either way
Identity Poems & “Precious
Bits” for 200
What is the meaning
behind the analogy
used in “I’m
Nobody”?
answer
Public to a FrogMeaning that being
famous, or a
“Somebody” is negative
Identity Poems & “Precious
Bits” for 300
What type of
analogy is made
in the poem
“Me”? (give example)
answer
SimileMe, like a tree
&
Like a flower for its hour
Identity Poems & “Precious
Bits” for 400
What literary device
does the author of
“Precious Bits” use to
help the reader picture
the setting?
answer
Imagery
(Figurative Language)
Identity Poems & “Precious
Bits” for 500
What is so ironic
about Emily
Dickinson’s life
and career?
answer
The last thing she
would have wanted
was being published
and famous
Greek Myth for 100
Which myth
explains the
changing of the
seasons?
answer
“Demeter and
Persephone”
Greek Myth for 200
What is the name
of the god of
Poetry and Music?
answer
Apollo
(Phoebus)
Greek Myth for 300
In “Icarus & Daedalus”,
what bird do the
characters connect with
freedom and liberty?
answer
Sea Gull
Greek Myth for 400
In which story do two
boys fight over their
pride at being the sons
of gods?
answer
“Phaethon,
Son of Apollo”
Greek Myth for 500
Give one reason why it
is important for you to
study Greek Myth.
answer
1.Entertainment
2.Teaches about ancient
cultures
3.Myth references in daily
life
4.Learn from historical
mistakes
“Papa’s Parrot” for 100
What did Harry’s
dad do for a living?
answer
He ran a candy
shop.
“Papa’s Parrot” for 200
What motivated
Harry to come
back and help out
at the shop?
answer
His dad had a
heart attack and
needed help.
“Papa’s Parrot” for 300
Why does Harry’s
father buy Rocky,
even though he can’t
afford it?
answer
He is lonely
“Papa’s Parrot” for 400
Harry shows
responsibility when he
does this.
answer
 He checked the furnace so
the parrot would not get cold
 He came to the closed store
to do work for his dad.
“Papa’s Parrot” for 500
Why is it Mr. Tillian’s
responsibility to be
more understanding of
Harry?
answer
Because he is the
father, the adult, and
he may have gone
through something
similar growing up
“Sarah Cynthia Sylvia…” for 100
What choice did Sarah
make that had negative
consequences?
answer
She would not take out
the garbage.
“Sarah Cynthia Sylvia…” for 200
Who is it that tells
Sarah she needs to
complete the
chore?
answer
Her Father
“Sarah Cynthia Sylvia…” for 300
Sarah Cynthia Sylvia
Stout’s pile “raised the
roof and broke the
wall”. This is an
example of what
literary device?
answer
A hyperbole
“Sarah Cynthia Sylvia…” for 400
Two allusions are made in
the poem to famous
locations.
One is New York- what or
where is the other?
answer
The Golden Gate
Bridge in
San Francisco, Cal.
“Sarah Cynthia Sylvia…” for 500
Who is the author of
the poem?
answer
Shel Silverstein
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