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The name that Dr. Montgomery selects for his discovery, the Incredibly Deadly Viper, is a misnomer, or a name has an opposite or very different meaning from the actual characteristics of the thing it names. For example, Greenland is a very barren and icy place, while Iceland is very green. Name two other examples of misnomers.

What causes Klaus to regret not calling the taxi driver back when Stephano arrived? Do you think that if he had done this differently, the story would have had a different outcome?

Uncle Monty is a very different person from Count Olaf. Can you describe what makes him a better guardian than the adults the Baudelaires have previously encountered?

When Uncle Monty dies, Violet tries to remember the last words that the Baudelaires spoke to their guardian. She regrets not saying more to him before they went to bed the previous...

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