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									                                   English IV Final
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Part I-Directions: The following fifteen questions will be the focus of the “Who
Wants to be an ‘A’ Student?” aspect of our final. To assure a score no lower than fifty
percent, compose a word-processed response these questions and turn it in on the day
of the final.

 1.   Provide the definition of a noun and give an example of it as the subject in a sentence.

 2. Provide the definition of a verb and give an example of it as the simple predicate in a
    sentence.

 3. Provide the definition of an adjective and give an example of it in a sentence and identify
    the word it describes.
 4. Provide the definition of an adverb and give an example of it in a sentence and identify the
    word it describes.
 5. What are the four methods of characterization and how do they apply to the three ex-
    wives in “The Sin Eater,” Granny from “Blues Ain’t No Mockingbird,” Julian from “Everything
    That Rises Must Converge,” and Meursault in .
 6. What is a protagonist and who is it in The Stranger?
 7. What are the five aspects of dramatic structure and what do they do?
 8. What is a basic definition of existentialism?
 9. What are the six common themes of existentialism?
 10. What is the definition and part of speech for the word nihilism?
 11. What is the definition and part of speech of the word mellifluous?
 12. Who were Soren Kierkigaard and Jean Paul Sartre and how were their philosophical views
     different?
 13. What is a thesis statement and what does it do in an essay?
 14. When does the protagonist in The Truman Show experience alienation?

 15. What are the elements of fiction for The Stranger?



 Part II-Reflective Essay: In 350 words or more, write a three-paragraph response
 that explains what you want to do with your life following graduation. In the
 introduction, reflect upon what graduation means to you. Be sure to include in the body
 paragraph(s) details of what your plans are and how you will go about achieving them.
 Conclude your response by reflecting on what your life will be like once you are able to
 achieve your goals. You must have this written before the final begins.



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