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abandon (verb) to give up; to leave behind
frivolous (adjective) not important; silly
contemporary (adjective) modern; current
dramatic (adjective) exciting; full of emotion; extreme
exploit (verb) to take advantage of
- _____ Graph that shows a sudden, large increase
- _____ Pic of a destroyed building where obviously nobody has lived in awhile
- _____ Pic of a roll of money used as toilet paper
- _____ Pic of a modern house with a groovy pool
- There was a _____ change in his behavior after he started the medication.
- It is usually easy to _____ a little brother’s lack of savvy and make him do what you want.
- He ____(ed) the project before it was finished because he ran out of money.
- If we use the word _____ as a noun, it can also mean an adventure.
- One reason people may dislike lawyers is due to ____ lawsuits that waste everybody’s time and money.
- The roots of this word mean “of the present time.” _____
Debrief Test #20.
Finish Vladek and Discuss:
- Art Spiegelman has said that the final page of Maus II really has three endings. With your group, discuss what stories they might be endings of. Be ready to point out which panels or images end each story.
- When MAUS was published, the Washington Post said, “…impossible to describe accurately, and impossible to achieve in any medium but comics.” What do you think about that? Do you think it’s true? Could MAUS have been anything but a comic and been as powerful? Why or why not?
Euphemism (n – U FEM ISM):
A “nice” way of saying something unpleasant.
The prefix eu- means “good.”
Examples: passed on = died, sanitation engineer = garbage man, waitress in the sky = flight attendant
- visually disabled =
- solid waste =
- landfill =
- economically disadvantaged =
- undocumented transborder migrant =
- vertically challenged =
- intentionally inaccurate statement =