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

Our vocab words for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 27 focuses on a collection of old-fashioned words that we don’t really use any more, but that are really fun to say!. The vocab words are…

HITHER (AND THITHER AND WHITHER)

Keep reading or watch the video below see how these words are used in The Prince and the Pauper.

HITHER (AND THITHER AND WHITHER)

Sentences/Additional Forms

  • Straightforward sentence: Whither are you going to school next year?
  • Sentence from the chapter: “Now and then a wintry wind shivered through the place and sent the snow eddying hither and thither” (p. 167)
  • Other forms: whence = from where; hence = from here; thence = from there

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References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Locative_adverb

https://jonhaines.com/2015/07/15/whither-hither-thither-in-english-greek-and-latin/

https://www.unitednow.com/Dr.-Seuss-Directional-Signs-Mini-Bulletin-Board-Set-by-Eureka

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