The Fifty First Dragon - Methacton School District
The Fifty First Dragon By Heywood Broun Vocabulary Words & Definitions
Joust Verb To fight with lances on horseback Expulsion Noun
Forcing out someone from a group Dexterity Noun Skillfulness with hands or feet;
cleverness Timorously Adverb Timidly; shyly
Restive Adjective Nervous; restless Ethics Noun
Rules of a moral conduct or behavior Indiscriminate Adjective Unrestrained in choice;
haphazard (unplanned/careless) Judicial Adjective Showing careful consideration of
all sides of a problem before making a decision Ferocity Noun Fierceness; aggressive behavior
Brandish Verb To wave or display in a threatening way
Impetuous Adjective Acting suddenly, without much thought; rash Malice
Noun A desire to be purposely hurtful to others Preliminary Adjective
Happening before; leading up to the main action Discourse Noun A long speech, discussion, or
writing about a topic Testy Adjective Touchy; easily angered or bothered
Solicitude Noun Concern; inquiring about Literal
Adjective Real; exact Meager Adjective A small amount; scant; scarce
supply Author Notes Heywood Broun Born 1888-1939 Harvard Graduate
New Yorker Author Notes Sports reporter, World War I correspondent, literary critic
Believed journalism can point out social wrongs The Fifty-First Dragon Spontaneous humor balanced with fable-like message about self confidence
Humor stems from: Anachronism: a thing or person that belongs in an earlier time Sarcasm: a sneering or cutting remark Fantasy: wondrous, strange, imaginative images Cynicism: a scornfully negative remark
Understatement: makes the situation seem less important than it is Anachronism Events existing out of their proper time in
history Examples: A horse drawn carriage on an interstate highway A jet airplane in a cowboy movie Abe Lincoln using a microwave or cell phone
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