Jeopardy Things They Carried

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  • Jeopardy Things They Carried

    1. 1. The Things They Carried A Unit Review <ul><li>By: Teri Hinrichs </li></ul><ul><li>Fair Use Statement – “This project was created using the fair use guidelines.” </li></ul>
    2. 2. Review Jeopardy http://www.jmu.edu/madison/teacher/jeopardy/jeopardy.htm About the Book Characters Important Quotes The Story The Vietnam War 10 10 10 10 10 20 20 20 20 20 30 30 30 30 30 40 40 40 40 40 50 50 50 50 50
    3. 3. Who is the author of The Things They Carried ? Category 1 – 10 points
    4. 4. ANSWER: Tim O’Brien
    5. 5. When was the novel first published? Category 1 – 20 points
    6. 6. ANSWER: 1990
    7. 7. Who is the narrator? Category 1 – 30 points
    8. 8. ANSWER: Tim O’Brien
    9. 9. What is the setting of the novel? Category 1 – 40 points
    10. 10. ANSWER: Vietnam and Massachusetts
    11. 11. Name 1 of the 3 symbols O’Brien uses in the novel. Category 1 – 50 points
    12. 12. <ul><li>ANSWER: </li></ul><ul><li>The dead young Vietnamese soldier </li></ul><ul><li>Kathleen </li></ul><ul><li>Linda </li></ul>
    13. 13. Who is the protagonist of the story? Category 2 – 10 points
    14. 14. ANSWER: Tim O’Brien
    15. 15. Who is the lieutenant in charge of Alpha Company? Category 2 – 20 points
    16. 16. ANSWER: Jimmy Cross
    17. 17. Who carries moccasins in order to walk silently? Category 2 – 30 points
    18. 18. ANSWER: Kiowa
    19. 19. Who is the medic for Alpha Company? Category 2 – 40 points
    20. 20. ANSWER: Bob “Rat” Kiley
    21. 21. Who is the first of Alpha Company to die? Category 2 – 50 points
    22. 22. ANSWER: Ted Lavender
    23. 23. <ul><li>What is being discussed by the following lines: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ They carried the soldier’s greatest fear, which was the fear of blushing. Men killed, and died, because they were embarrassed not to. It was what had brought them to the war in the first place, nothing positive, no dreams of glory or honor, just to avoid the blush of dishonor. They died so as not to die of embarrassment.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Category 3 – 10 points </li></ul>
    24. 24. ANSWER: The emotional baggage that each soldier carried in addition to their physical possessions
    25. 25. <ul><li>Who is being described in the following quote: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ He was a slim, dead, almost dainty young man of about twenty. He lay with one leg bent beneath him, his jaw in his throat, his face neither expressive nor inexpressive. One eye was shut. The other was a star-shaped hole.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Category 3 – 20 points </li></ul>
    26. 26. ANSWER: The young Vietnamese soldier that O’Brien killed
    27. 27. <ul><li>What event causes O’Brien to reveal: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ By telling stories, you objectify your own experience. You separate it from yourself. You pin down certain truths. You make up others. You start sometimes with an incident that truly happened, like the night in the shit field, and you carry it forward by inventing incidents that did not in fact occur but that nonetheless help to clarify and explain.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Category 3 – 30 points </li></ul>
    28. 28. ANSWER: Kiowa’s death
    29. 29. <ul><li>What event leads O’Brien to reveal: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ I’d come to this war a quiet, thoughtful sort of person, a college grad, Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude, all the credentials, but after seven months in the bush I realized that those high, civilized trappings had somehow been crushed under the weight of the simple daily realities. I’d turned mean inside.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Category 3 – 40 points </li></ul>
    30. 30. ANSWER: Jorgenson, the new medic, failed to treat O’Brien competently, so he had planned to exact revenge
    31. 31. <ul><li>What is the significance of the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ [S]ometimes I can even see Timmy skating with Linda under the yellow floodlights. I’m young and happy. I’ll never die. I’m skimming across the surface of my own history, moving fast, riding the melt beneath the blades, doing loops and spins, and when I take a high leap into the dark and come down thirty years later, I realize it is as Tim trying to save Timmy’s life with a story.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Category 3 – 50 points </li></ul>
    32. 32. ANSWER: At the end of the novel, Tim O’Brien tries to make sense of who he is now through a childhood memory
    33. 33. Why does Ted Lavender take tranquilizers? Category 4 – 10 points
    34. 34. ANSWER: Because he has a problem with nervousness
    35. 35. What is O’Brien’s summer job before the war? Category 4 – 20 points
    36. 36. ANSWER: He works in a meatpacking factory
    37. 37. How is Curt Lemon killed? Category 4 – 30 points
    38. 38. ANSWER: He steps on a mine
    39. 39. When the platoon burns a village and then finds a young girl dancing, who mocks her? Category 4 – 40 points
    40. 40. ANSWER: Azar
    41. 41. Why did O’Brien’s relationship with Linda end? Category 4 – 50 points
    42. 42. ANSWER: She died of a brain tumor
    43. 43. During what years was the Vietnam War fought? Category 5 – 10 points
    44. 44. ANSWER: 1964-1975
    45. 45. About how many Americans were killed in the war? Category 5 – 20 points
    46. 46. ANSWER: About 58,000
    47. 47. What was the average age for soldiers in the war? Category 5 – 30 points
    48. 48. ANSWER: 23 years old
    49. 49. What happened on May 4, 1970? Category 5 – 40 points
    50. 50. ANSWER: Kent State Massacre
    51. 51. What is significant about the date January 27, 1973? Category 5 – 50 points
    52. 52. ANSWER: Considered the official end of the Vietnam War
    53. 53. AND THE WINNER IS…
    54. 54. Webliography <ul><li>Web Site Name </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.vietnam-war.info/ </li></ul><ul><li>Google Images </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/images </li></ul>

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