8.He has a position to maintain in the community.

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1.

Embody:

to give a concrete form
to; express, personify, or
exemplify in concrete form:
to
embody an idea in an allegorical
painting.

2.

Literally
:


Actually

3.

Excerpt suggests:



Passage
implies

4.

Contribute
:

to be an important
factor in; Contribute to the
rea
der’s perception

5.

Perception
: the act or faculty of
apprehending by means of the
senses or of the mind; cognition;
understanding.

6.

Contribute to the reader’s
perception:



add an important
factor to the reader’s
understanding

7.

Philosophy
:
-

the rational
inves
tigation of the truths and
principles of being, knowledge,
or conduct.

8.

Position
:
-

status or standing:
He
has a position to maintain in the
community.

9.

Philosophical position:



Principled standing:


What is your
principled standing on the issue?

10.

Reference:
-

a direction in a book
or writing to some other book,
passage, etc.

The reference to
and definition of

11.

Evidence

:
-

that which tends to
prove or disprove something;
ground for belief; proof.

12.

Classified:


arranged or
distributed in classes or
according to
class:
We plan to
review all the classified
specimens in the laboratory.


13.

Advise



to give counsel to; offer
an opinion or suggestion as worth
following:
I advise you to be
cautious.

I advise you to study
this list

14.

Irony


an outcome that turns out
to be v
ery different from what
was expected, the difference
between what is expected to
happen and what actually does

15.

View



Perception or outlook
-

I
share the view that school is
important

16.

Setting


The locale or period in
which the action of a novel, play,
film
, etc., takes place:
The setting
of this story is Verona in the 15th
century

17.

Attitude



manner, disposition,
feeling, position, etc., with regard
to a person or thing; tendency or
orientation, esp. of the mind:
a
negative attitude; group
attitudes.

The aut
hor’s attitude

18.

Convey



to communicate;
impart; make known:
to convey
a wish.

The author’s attitude
conveys

19.

Draws



to cause to move in a
particular direction by or as if by
a pulling force; pull; drag

The
author draws from an archetype
to produce his cha
racter.

20.

Archetype
: the original pattern or
model from which all things of the
same kind are copied or on
which they are based; a model
or first form; prototype.

21.

Portray


to depict in words;
describe graphically.

22.

Passage:

a portion or section of a
written w
ork; a paragraph, verse,
etc.: a passage of Scripture.
Denotes: to be a mark or sign of;
indicate: A fever often denotes
an infection.

23.

Denotation
:

the explicit or direct
meaning or set of meanings of a
word

24.

Derived:

to reach or obtain by
reasoning; deduce
; infer

25.

Contrast
: to compare in order to
show unlikeness or differences
"To contrast his point of view with
those of the other delegates
."

26.

Comic
R
elief:

an amusing scene,
incident, or speech introduced
into serious or tragic elements, as
in a play, in or
der to provide
temporary relief from tension, or
to intensify the dramatic action.

27.

Express
:

to show, manifest, or
reveal: to express one's anger. To
express his feelings

28.

Tutorial:

a manual explaining how
to use a particular software
package or computer s
ystem.

29.

Customized
:

to modify or build
according to individual or
personal specifications or
preference: to customize an
automobile

30.

Pined:

to yearn deeply; suffer
with longing; long painfully (often
fol. by for): to pine for one's home
and family.

31.

Figura
tive Language:

speech or
writing that departs from literal
meaning in order to achieve a
special effect or meaning,
speech or writing employing
figures of speech

32.

Editorial:

an article in a
newspaper or other periodical
presenting the opinion of the
publis
her, editor, or editors.

33.

Most nearly means

-

Is almost the
same as:


34.

Recently
:

of late occurrence,
appearance, or origin; lately
happening, done, made, etc.:
recent events; a recent trip.

35.

Appropriate:

suitable or fitting for
a particular purpose, person
,
occasion, etc.: an appropriate
example; an appropriate dress.

36.

Thesis
:

a proposition stated or put
forward for consideration, esp.
one to be discussed and proved
or to be maintained against
objections: He vigorously
defended his thesis on the
causes of w
ar.

37.

Characteristic:

a distinguishing
feature or quality: Generosity is
his chief characteristic

38.

Genre:

class or category of
artistic endeavor having a
particular form, content,
technique, or the like: the genre
of epic poetry; the genre of
symphonic music.

39.

Excerpt
:

a passage or quotation
taken or selected from a book,
document, film, or the like;
extract.

40.

Dramatic monologue:

a poetic
form in which a single character,
addressing a silent auditor at a
critical moment, reveals himself
or herself and the drama
tic
situation

41.

Discrepancy
: an instance of
difference or inconsistency: There
are certain discrepancies
between the two versions of the
story.

42.

Personifies/ Personification/
Personify :
to attribute human
nature or character to (an
inanimate object or an
ab
straction), as in speech or
writing.


43.

Manufacture:

the making or
producing of anything;
generation: the manufacture of
body cells.

44.

Chronology:

the sequential order
in which past events occur

45.

Via:

by a route that touches or
passes through; by way of: to fly

to Japan via the North Pole.

46.

Specific
: Particular or precise

47.

Literary convention
: a practice or
device which is accepted as a
necessary, useful, or given
feature of a genre

48.

Adapt
:

adjust or modify

49.

Adaptation
:

something
produced by adapting: an
adaptation
of a play for
television.

50.

Functions

:to have or exercise a
function; serve: In earlier English
the present tense often
functioned as a future. This
orange crate can function as a
chair.

51.

Statement
:

a single sentence or
assertion: I agree with everything
yo
u said except for your last
statement.

52.

Relationship
:

a connection,
association, or involvement.
“What relationship is revealed?”

53.

Sequence:

the following of one
thing after another; succession

54.

A
ccurate
:

free from error or
defect; consistent with a
standard
, rule, or model; precise;
exact

55.

Suggest
:

to call (something) up in
the mind through association or
natural connection of ideas: The
music suggests a still night.


56.

Connotation
:

the associated or
secondary meaning of a word or
expression in addition to its
explicit or primary meaning: A
possible connotation of “home”
is “a place of warmth, comfort,
and affection.”

57.

Act:

a division within a play,
much like chapters of a novel

58.

Aside:

lines that are spoken by a
character in a play directly to the
audience

59.

Com
edy:
a humorous work of
drama where everything works
out well in the end

60.

Dialogue:
Conversation between
two or more characters in a
written work

61.

Drama:
a work of literature
designed to be performed in front
of an audience

62.

Dramatic Irony:

when the
audience
or reader knows
something that the characters in
the story don’t know

63.

Foil:
a character who is much like
another character in class, rank
and background, but has
opposite traits which provide
contrast and conflict between
the two characters

64.

Monologue:

a l
ong speech
spoken by a character to himself,
another character, or to the
audience.

65.

Scene:
a division of an act into
smaller parts

66.

Stage Directions:

italicized
comments that identify parts of
the setting or the use of props or
costumes, give further
inform
ation about a character, or
provide background information


67.

Tragedy:

a serious work of drama
in which the hero suffers
catastrophe or serious misfortune
because of his own actions

68.

Tragic Hero:
a protagonist with a
fatal flaw which eventually leads
to his d
emise

69.

Hamartia:

To miss the mark; the
fetal error made by a tragic hero
which leads to his downfall

70.

Hubris:

excessive pride, usually
associated with a tragic hero

71.

Concern
-
worry, solicitude, or
anxiety

72.

Passion
-
any powerful or
compelling emotion or feeling,
as
love

or hate

73.

Supreme
-
of the highest quality,
degree, character, importance,
etc

74.

Influence
-
the action or process of
producing effects on the actions,
behavior, opinions, etc., of
another

75.

Feature
-
a prominent or
conspicuous part or
characteristic

76.

View
-
range of sight or vision

77.

Philosopher
-
a person who offers
views or theories on profound
questions in ethics, metaphysics,
logic, and

78.

o
ther related fields

79.

Reflect
-
to give back or show an
image of; mirr
or

80.

Society
-
a body of individuals
living as members of a
community; community


81.

Achieve
-
to bring to a successful
end; carry through; accomplish

82.

Recognition
-
the identification of
something as having been
previously seen, heard, known,
etc

83.

Principle
-
an accepte
d or
professed rule of action or
conduct

84.

Sovereign

-

a monarch; a king,
queen, or other supreme ruler

85.

Adhere
-

to stay attached; stick
fast; cleave; cling

86.

Infer
-

to guess; speculate;
surmise

87.

Liberty
-

freedom from external or
foreign rule; independence

88.

Tyran
ny
-

undue severity or
harshness

89.

Impose
-

to thrust oneself
offensively upon others; intrude

90.

Source
-

any thing or place from
which something comes, arises,
or is obtained; origin

91.

Compact
-

arranged within a
relatively small space

92.

Deprive
-

to remove or withhol
d
something from the enjoyment or
possession of (a person or
persons)

93.

Divest
-

to rid of or free from

94.

Posterity
-

succeeding or future
generations collectively

95.

Emphasize
-

lay stress upon; stress

96.

Exemplify
-

to show or illustrate by
example


97.

Basis
-

anything up
on which
something is based; fundamental
principle; groundwork

98.

Contribute
-

to give (money, time,
knowledge, assistance, etc.) to a
common supply, fund, etc., as for
charitable purposes

99.

Support
-

to sustain or withstand
(weight, pressure, strain, etc.)
witho
ut giving way; serve as a
prop for

100.

Limitation
-

a limiting condition;
restrictive weakness; lack of
capacity; inability or handicap

101.

Suffrage
-

the right to vote, esp. in
a political election

102.

Inspire
-

to produce or arouse (a
feeling, thought, etc.)

103.

Liberatio
n
-

the act or fact of
gaining equal rights or full social
or economic opportunities for a
particular group

104.

Reign
-

the period during which a
sovereign occupies the throne

105.

Summarize
-

to make a summary
of; state or express in a concise
form

106.

Enabled
-

to make p
ossible or
easy

107.

Endorsement
-

A legal term that
refers to the signing of a
document which allows for the
legal transfer of a negotiable
from one party to another.

108.

Reform
-

to change to a better
state, form, etc

109.

Hereditary
-

passing, or capable
of passing, nat
urally from parent
to offspring through the genes


110.

Aristocrat
-

anything regarded as
the best, most elegant, or most
stylish of its kind

111.

Advocate
-

to speak or write in
favor of; support or urge by
argument; recommend publicly

112.

Suppress
-

to do away with by or

as by authority; abolish; stop

113.

Ensure
-

to secure or guarantee

114.

Promote
-

to encourage the sales,
acceptance, etc., of (a product),
esp. through advertising or other
publicity

115.

Emerge
-

to rise or come forth
from or as if from water or other
liquid

116.

Theory
-

gue
ss or conjecture

117.

Significant
-

important; of
consequence

118.

Reference
-

a mention; allusion

119.

Historical
-

based on or
reconstructed from an event,
custom, style, etc., in the past

120.

Primarily
-

essentially; mostly;
chiefly; principally

121.

Entrepreneur
-

person who
organ
izes and manages any
enterprise, esp. a business,
usually with considerable
initiative and risk

122.

Immigration
-

To enter and settle
in a country or region to which
one is not native

123.

Famine
-

extreme and general
scarcity of food, as in a country
or a large geog
raphical area

124.

Maintain
-

to keep in a specified
state, position, etc.