The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-One – Vocabulary

In addition to the word hermit, today’s vocabulary word is also very important to understanding our main antagonist in Chapters 20 and 21. Our vocab word for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 21 is…

ARCHANGEL

Keep reading or watch the video below see how the word ‘archangel’ is used in The Prince and the Pauper.

ARCHANGEL

DEFINITION

(n.) a head messenger from God to people
FACTS/CHARACTERISTICS

Many faiths feature angels
EXAMPLES

cherub
spirit
supernatural being
NON-EXAMPLES

devil
evil one
fallen angel

Etymology

  • Language of Origin: Greek
  • arkhangelos = “chief angel”

Sentences/Additional Forms

  • Straightforward sentence: Archangels in art are often shown as being very strong and masculine.
  • Sentence from the chapter: “‘It is a secret—mark thou reveal it not. I am an archangel!’” (p. 134)
  • Other forms: archangelic (adj)

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References

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archangel

https://www.etymonline.com/word/archangel

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archangel#/media/File:Coptic_Icon_of_the_Archangel_Michael.jpg

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