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Transcript of Tuck Everlasting
By Jennifer Jeon
A simile is a phrase that uses 'like' or 'as' to compare two things that are alike.
A metaphor is a phrase for one thing that is used to refer to another thing in order to show they are similar
"But this rowboat now, its stuck. That's what us Tucks are, Winnie.... Stuck so's we can't move on."
Alliteration is the use of words that begin with the same sound near one another
The place where the story takes place.
The fictional town of Treegap, the woods, and the home of the Tucks in the year 1880 and in the year 1950.
“The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer, the top of the live-long year, like the highest seat of a Ferris wheel when it pauses in its turning.”
"Across the pond a bullfrog spoke a deep note of warning."
Making a non human, nonliving object represent human characteristic.
"...found herself straddling the bouncing back of the horse...."
An intended exaggerated statement used for emphasis or effect
" Mae's face drained of color"
A conversation between characters
that's closed in by quotation marks.
Hints or clues to the oncoming event in the story.
"At sunset of the same long day, a stranger came strolling up the road from the village and paused at the fosters gate.
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"I'm Winnie," she said. "Who are you?"
"I'm Jesse Tuck," he answered. "How do." And he put out a hand
The leading character in a story.
"At noon on the same day in the first week of august,
sat on the bristly grass..."
A character that opposes the protagonist, or story.
The man in the yellow suit on pg. 17 and pg. 93-99
The boiling point in the story
Imitations of sounds
"Mae lifted the shotgun... Her strong arms swung the shotgun round her head, like a wheel... with a dull cracking sound, the stock of the shotgun smashed into the back of his skull."
Exposition: The intro or beginning of the story where all the background information is placed.
Mae sets out to find her two sons, as they reunite every 10 years. The man in the yellow suit comes to the Fosters fence and asks for a certain family. And Winnie finds out about the spring, so the Tucks kidnap her.
Rising Action: The part that leads up to the climax, and sets out the conflict of the story
The Tucks explain to her that they're immortal and she can't tell anyone. The man in the yellow suit stole their horse and told the Tucks his plan to sell the water.
Falling Action: A part of the plot that leads to the resolution after the climax has been reached.
The Tucks break Mae out of the jail and Winnie uses herself as a decoy so they won't be caught. Winnie is contemplating if she should drink the water or not.
Resolution: The resolving part in the story where the dispute or problems are solved.
The Tucks escape safely and Winnie decides to not drink the water and live with aging. And when the Tucks come back Winnie has moved on and is dead.
It's fine. We're twins after all
Her I'll lend you my clothes
Wear them and immediately start escaping
Nobody will be able to tell the difference
Irony: A funny circumstance where ones words mean the opposite in the situation.
Ex. " There!...You're safe forever." (to the toad) pg. 133
"Look out for that toad... Durn fool must think it's going to live forever."( the same toad) pg 139
I am immortal, you pheasants
Point of View: The position of how the story is told. First person (I, we, me, us), second person (you, yours, third person (he, him, she, her, it
"She began to creep forward. She would just go just close enough to see." pg. 25
Tone: The attitude or emotion used in a piece, or voice
Example:"Nonsense. It's the elves!" crowed her grandmother excitedly." Pg. 21
Symbols: something that represents another thing( a hidden message).
Ex. :"That feeling- it tied her to them, to her mother, her mother, her grandmother, with strong threads too ancient and precious to be broken" pg 82