Literature Flashcards

World Literature Unit 3

What are the dates for the European Renaissance? 1500-1650 What is the meaning of the word Renaissance? renew Where did the Renaissance begin? Italy What was the primary impact of the Renaissance in England? In Italy? England: literature Italy: visual arts What is the definition of an allusion? implied references What language did every “cultivated” […]

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World Literature (Fourth Edition) A Beka

Theme of Work View the ability to work as a blessing Much afraid’s defects Crooked face; And Crippled legs What did Jimmy Valentine change his name to Ralph Spencer What are the 3 words of strength Faith, Love, Hope What does excelsior mean Still higher Where is Nathaniel Hawthorn from Salem, Massachusetts Which poet is […]

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Masterpieces of World Literature Exam 1

Bengal Renaissance Movement that sought to restore/maintain traditional Indian cultural values while accepting certain aspects of Western culture. Associated with a growing national consciousness that lead to a throwing off of colonial rule. Debendranath Tagore (Rabindranath’s father) Leader of the Brahmo Samaj. Sought to produce the “universal human spirit” Brahmo Samaj Hindu social reform group […]

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World Literature Vocabulary Unit 4

affiliated associated, connected I am very closely affiliated to the organization because my mom is the president of the company that runs it. ascertain determine It was difficult to ascertain the correct answer to the test question because the directions were very unclear. attainment achievement If you do not do any practice problems, it will […]

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Honors World Literature: Glossary Terms

Allegory A story in which ideas are represented or personified as actions, people, or things. Alliteration The repetition of the beginning consonant sounds through a sequence of words. Allusion To make reference, either implied or stated, to the Bible, mythology, literature, art, music, or history that relies on the reader’s familiarity with the alluded-to work […]

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a beka world literature unit 1-2 test review

short story an imaginative prose narrative written to five the reader entertainment and insight. it is designed to produce a single impression or effect and is short enough to be read in one sitting plot what happens in the story theme what it means setting the time, place, and general background tone/mood the attitude or […]

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World Literature Unit 1

Give 3 reasons for studying Literature. 1. We are caretakers of God’s creation Psalm 24:1 “The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it. ” Everything is God’s even literature. 2. It helps us learn about others. Allows readers to understand others. “Love your neighbor as yourself.” 3. Brings us pleasure. Eccelesiastes 3:1 “There is […]

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AP English Literature and Composition Exam: Terms and Definitions

Apostrophe An address to someone not present, or to a personified object or idea Caricature A portrait that exaggerates a facet of personality Conceit Refers to a startiling or unusual metaphor Controlling image An image dominates and shapes an entire work Couplet A pair of lines that end in rhyme Diction The author’s choice of […]

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English literature exam

What are the three aspects of setting in miss hinch? Old times Subway Child labor jobs What is the atmosphere of top man and what ways does it enhance the conflicts? Anticipation and don’t know what will happen Do you think the lions paw could be propaganda too? Yes both cause it persuades you cause […]

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Short Story: "Civil Peace" by Chinua Achebe Practice and Quiz

Read the selection below from “Civil Peace” by Chinua Achebe and answer the question that follows. “My frien,” said he at long last, “we don try our best for call dem but I tink say dem all done sleep-o . . . So wetin we go do now? Sometaim you wan call soja? Or you […]

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Abeka English 12 Literature Test 7 Study Guide

Robinson Crusoe What was the first novel to gain worldwide recognition? Jonathan Swift Who is known for being the greatest English prose satirist? John Dryden Who is known as the Father of Modern Literary Criticism Journalism The two greatest literary forms during the eighteenth century were the novel and… Daniel Defoe Who laid the foundation […]

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English Literature Exam 1

Philip Sidney 1554-1586 Poetry is “unelected vocation” English Nobleman; much time to write Relic Part of a deceased holy person’s body or a holy object; pilgrimages to be around the holy were common “Fool”, said my Muse to me, “look in thy heart and write.” Astrophil and Stella I by Sir Philip Sidney -Astrophil is […]

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English: Literary Movements

Victorian era (c. 1832-1901)The period of British history when Queen _______ruled; it includes the entire second half of the nineteenth century, a time when Britain was the most powerful nation in the world. The __________period was known for a rather stern morality. It was also marked by a general earnestness about life and by a […]

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Abeka English Literature Unit 3 Questions And Answers

Drama The literary genre which reached its zenith during the Elizabethan period William Shakespeare Renaissance drama is epitomized in Shakespeare England’s greatest writer Utopia An ideal society More Wrote Utopia Cranmer The major figure to develop the Book of Common Prayer The Book of Martyrs, Foxe “God be praised, good people, I am come away […]

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English Literature- Christmas Carol

Which of the spirits does not speak to Scrooge? The ghost of christmas yet to come. What is Jacob Marley forced to drag about as a result of his sinful life? Heavy chains forged from ledgers and lockboxes. Why does Scrooge like darkness? It is cheap. Who is in the grave in Stave Four? Ebonezer […]

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medieval english literature

When (approx. years and work to work) Caedmon’s Hymn (end of 7th century) – Everyman (beginning of 16th century) more than 800 years long -1066-1487 What is left? 30.000 lines of Old english poetry (some just fragments of grater works) Most dates still unknown.. those we know are mostly guesses presentism the act of judging […]

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English Literature Clep Test Questions

heroic couple a rhyming pair of iambic-pentameter lines, first used extensively in English by Chaucer and later developed as a syntactically complete unit, esp. by Dryden and Pope (Ex.: “In every work regard the writer’s end, Since none can compass more than they intend”) terza rima -(tert′sə rē′mə) a verse form of Italian origin, made […]

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English Literature: Sound and Sense All Literary Terms

Masculine Rhyme A rhyme in which the repeated accented vowel sound is in the final syllable of the words involved Metaphor A figure of speech in which an implicit comparison is made between two things essentially unlike. Meter The regular patterns of accent that underlie metrical verse; the measurable repetition of accented and unaccented syllables […]

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WJEC/Eduqas English Literature GCSE Poetry Anthology

The Manhunt – Quotes – “After the first phase, / after passionate nights and intimate days, // only then would he let me trace”: ‘only then’ repeated – “blown hinge of his lower jaw” – “the parachute silk of his punctured lung” – “feel the hurt / of his grazed heart” – “sweating, unexploded mine […]

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English Literature Unit 7 Test Questions

The man who possessed the greatest mind of the Romantic Movement Samuel Taylor Coleridge The five poets who dominated the Romantic Age Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats The type of essay developed during the age familiar essay Three types of novels produced during the Romantic Age Gothic, historical, manners The perfecter of the novel […]

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Analyzing Literature

puedo deducir i can infer una referencia a reference una tema a motif un patrón de repetición a pattern of repetition acotación stage direction aliteración alliteration argumento plot la iluminación enlightenment ironía irony modernismo modernism paralelismo parallelism vanguardismo avant-garde se refiere a it refers to connotación connotation insinuar to imply darse cuenta de to realise […]

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