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A TALE DARK AND GRIMM

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By: Olivia Davis
A TALE DARK AND GRIMM
VOCABULARY
That's not a very good way of winning her heart. pg.14/idiom
There was laughter in the air.- pg.86/personification
Trees had slipped into their robes of Autumn.- pg.86/personification
Hansel put on a brave face. -pg.87/hyperbole
Branches hung like the claws of dead men.-pg. 96/simile
Clouds of grey mist passed by, looking for all the world like lost souls.- pg. 96/simile
Her face was like worn leather.-pg.100/simile
His hair was like a hundred thousand strands of gold.-pg. 120/simile
Well, the cat's out of the bag now.-pg.127/idiom
The old man's grip was like iron.-pg.154/simile
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
When they landed, the king readied the ship and tended to his merchant costume while Johannes made his way to the towering
ramparts
of black marble

VOCABULARY SENTENCES
Hansel and Gretel are trying to find a new home after their father chops off their heads and put them back on. In the end they find a perfect home, which just happens to be their original home.
rampart
- a broad bank or wall raised as a protective barrier- pg.12
trifling
- not serious; FRIVOLOUS 2. Of little value- pg.13
morosley
-very serious, unhappy and quiet- pg.17
swoon
- faint- pg.18
pyre
- a heap of wood for burning a dead body- pg. 21
dejected
- a feeling of sadness- pg.59
infatuation
- the state of having foolish or very strong love or admiration- pg.90
mutilated
- inflict violent and disfiguring injury on- pg.96
dilapicdated
- falling apart or ruined from age or lack of care- pg.97
magnanimously
- generous and noble- pg. 107



PLOT
Adam Gidwitz
book by:
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source- dictionary at school
1.
2. "Do you think your lady might be interested in such
trifling
works of gold as these?"
3. "Nor is that all", said the second raven
morosley
.
4. "When they are married, the new queen will
swoon
, fall to the floor, and die."
5. The next day, Johannes was led from the dungeons
to the top of the funeral
pyre
.
6. Scared and
dejected
, Hansel and Gretel walked on until they came to a beautiful lake that shimmered in the starlight.
7. It wasn't real love, you might say. Just a child's
infatuation
.
8. The trees around he were gnarled and scarred,
mutilated
by time.
9.
In the center of it all, stood a tall,
dilapidated
house.
10. " It's probably ours", said the first
magnanimousley
WHY YOU SHOULD READ THIS BOOK
- It' very interesting
- Leaves you on the edge of your seat
- It was never boring
- The author has a very descriptive way of writing
- It over-all was an extremely good book
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