Kobylarz English I MID-TERM EXAM (200 POINTS) Thursday – January 24, 2013 – 7:55 – 9:55 AM Period 5 - Room Period 7 – Room SHORT STORIES: “The Gift of the Magi” “The Last Leaf” “The Necklace” “Split Cherry Tree” “The Scarlet Ibis” NOVELS: Of Mice and Men The Kite Runner Ellen Foster POEMS: George Gray PART ONE: You should know the definitions of the literary terms listed below and be able to give an example (of ten) from the literature we have read. (50 points) Allusion Setting Direct characterization Indirect characterization Conflict Climax Resolution Point-of-view (narration) Theme Situational irony Symbolism Foreshadowing Exposition PART TWO: You will be given a short story we have not studied in class. You will read the story and answer questions about the story. There will be five short-answer type questions that are centered on the literary terms listed above. (50 points) PART THREE: You will be required to write a five paragraph essay. This will be based on a thematic question asking you to incorporate three examples from the literature we have studied. You will be required to show pre-writing. (100 points) Consider the following Essential Questions: How do our actions affect our destiny and the lives of those around us? Do our relationships or lack of relationships affect our destiny? Are our lives and our ability to achieve our dreams controlled by fate or free will? How do individuals cope with the reality of their lives? How do we attempt to control our own destiny?