Wait Till Next Year vocab and setting

  1. admonish
    to caution; warn
  2. banter
    good-natured, playful talk
  3. converge
    to come together for different directions
  4. slight
    an insult to one's pride or self-esteem
  5. demise
    an ending of existence
  6. setting
    the time, place, and culture in which the action of a story occurs (time, place, season, and customs or community)
  7. Setting: Details of Time
    • Portable radios with earphones help place story in 1950s.
    • James Dean, an American film actor, died in 1955.
    • The Brooklyn Dodgers lost the World Series six times between 1941 and 1953.
  8. Setting: Details of Place
    • the Brooklyn Bridge
    • the Yankee Stadium
    • the Brooklyn subway
  9. Setting: Details of Season
    • The Doris and Elaine looked up at the autumn sky talking about death and James Dean
    • The World Series takes place during autumn.
  10. Setting: Details of Customs or Community
    • The whole community watches baseball.
    • The teachers let the students listen to the radio.
Author
ashleecortess
ID
151634
Card Set
Wait Till Next Year vocab and setting
Description
Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin
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