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The Maze Runner
Transcript of The Maze Runner
“But there was
the largest object
in the solar system
tended to disrupt
In the Maze Runner the Gladers use a lot of slang words.
"Thomas swallowed, wondering how he could ever go out there. His desire to become a Runner had taken a major blow. But he
had to do it. Somehow
he KNEW he had to do it.
It was such an odd
thing to feel, especially
after what he'd just
seen... Thomas knew
he was a smart kid- he
somehow felt it in his
bones. But nothing
about this place made
any sense. Except for
one thing. He was
supposed to be a Runner.
Why did he feel that so
strongly? And even now,
after seeing what lived
in the maze?" (86)
By James Dashner
The Maze Runner
Klunk - to mean feces, also used as a derogatory term.
Shank - synonym of "friend" or "fellow".
Buggin' - Freakin, Stinkin, Stupid
Shuck - an expletive used to bring attention to one's annoyance or frustration.
Slim it - Calm Down, Shut up
Slinthead - a derogatory term used mostly by others when one makes a mistake that involves repercussions.
Greenbean/Greenie - Newest arrival
Good That- Saying they agree with something
- play, control, exploit
- not willing to accept what is true; disbelieving
- talk to another person through your mind
- swarm, crowd
- desire to cause pain, injury, distress
- flush, wash, drench
- anxiety, dread, fear
- has no end; seems to have no end
- singing in a weird way
- gash, rip, tear
- humiliation, disappointment, failure
- aggressive attitude
- entire range or series
- suspicion or fear of future evil
- to come out from a source
Once a month The Box, which is a make shift elevator, brings a new boy to The Glade and once a week it brings supplies to the Gladers.
Thomas, played by Dylan O'Brien (September 2014)
- If you don't want to swear then make up your own vocabulary
- Tell a decent part of the story through a character's thoughts
- Use a lot of dialog when trying to sort out answers
- Don't let the reader think that thy know what's happening. Basically use plot twists
- Cliff hangers keep people interested in the next book of the series