English Literature Flashcards

AH Unit 1 Three Worlds Meet

For what reason did the “first Americans” most likely migrate to the Americas? to search for food & shelter How did the ¨first Americans¨ most likely reach the Americas? crossing a land bridge between Siberia & Alaska Major advantages of complex societies: large labor force Which type of society built towns or villages but moved […]

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20.7.181001.ZerothLawFitB-CrishL

(page 1, para 1) If two bodies are each in ___ ___ with a third body, then they are in equilibrium with each other. thermal equilibrium (page 1, para 1) If a=c and b=c, then ___ must equal ___. a, b (page 1, para 2) All heat is of ___ ___ ___. the same kind […]

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English Literature Exam Study Guide~Epic Conventions

Invocation of the Muse Inspires a work Epic Simile An extended simile that is used typically in epic poetry to intensify the heroic stature of the subject Epic Question An overarching question to solve In Medias Res Beginning the story in the middle Epic Hero A character in an epic poem who is noble and […]

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IB English Literature: Drama – Tragedy Terminology

Exposition Act I: creates mood, tone, setting; introduces characters and conflict(s). The play’s Exposition conveys information that is relevant to understanding the plot such as setting, events that have already occurred, mood, and main characters. Complication Act II: action rises and tension builds because of conflicts between various characters Climax Act III: peak of action […]

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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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2018 English Literature GCSE Poetry Exposure

our ______ ache, in the _________ ____ east winds that _____ us… brains merciless iced knive _______ by silence, senturies _______, _______, _______ worried whisper curious nervous like __________ agonies of men among its ________ twitching brambles the __________ gunnery _______, far off, like a ____ rumour of some other war flickering rumbles dull ____ […]

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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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Capitulo 6

¿De adónde origina la patata? De peru ¿Dónde usaron la patata por la primera vez en España? En un hospital sevillano (el siglo 16) ¿Cuánto mide La Giralda? 104 metros ¿Dónde es La Giralda? Sevilla (Fue construida por los musulmanes) Ejemplos de arquitectura romana acueducto de Segovia, el Teatro Romano de Mérida, y el puente […]

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English Literature Quiz 6

Duncan the king of Scotland at the beginning of the play Sleepwalking is the action showing Lady Macbeth guilty Daggers are in men’s smiles according to Donalbain Lady Macbeth said,” Look like th’ innocent flower,/But be the serpent under ‘t” the Globe was the name of the first theater in which the actors owned shares. […]

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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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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 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 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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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 GCSE ‘Love and relationships’ anthology key quotes

When We Two Parted “They name thee before me, a knell in my ear” Love’s Philosophy “See the mountains kiss high heaven” Porphyria’s Lover “That moment she was mine, mine, fair, Perfectly pure and good” Sonnet 29 “I think of thee! – my thoughts do twine and bud about thee” Neutral Tones “The smile on […]

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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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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: 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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AP English Lit Critical Perspectives

Formalist The standard way of analyzing things. Emphasis on the form of a literary work to determine its meaning, focusing on literary elements (plot, character, setting, diction, imagery, structure, pov). Sociological Analyzing from a view of society at the time, focusing on the the values of a society and how those values are reflected, particularly […]

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English Literature Test 8 (unit 5 Pages 183-235) Answers

I. Matching—Author with title (10) a. William Blake b. James Boswell c. Robert Burns d. William Cowper e. Philip Doddridge f. Oliver Goldsmith g. Matthew Henry h. John Newton i. Augustus Toplady j. Isaac Watts k. Charles Wesley a. The Lamb, The Tyger, The Clod and the Pebble, London, Auguries of Innocence, b. “The Life […]

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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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