Lesson 1 – Eng: the King in Henry V, The Miracle of Language

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According to the king in Henry V, how will men in England who were not there to fight view themselves when they remember the battle fought on St. Crispian’s day?
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Regretful that they were not there
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Why does the king in Henry V predict St. Crispian’s day will always be remembered?
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As a day to remember their victory
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What did Elias, in Blood Brothers, remember his father teaching him?
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History of his Christian ancestors
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From \”The Miracle of Language\”: Why does Lederer’s chapter assert that language is so important?
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Because language enables us to reason and think
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From \”English is a Crazy Language\”: Based on the characteristics of words Lederer discussed in this chapter, which of the following word pairs would he find illogical? -Moss/toss -File/mile -Luck/stuck -Cough/dough
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Cough/dough
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According to the Declaration of Independence, when is it appropriate to demand a change of government?
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When the government repeatedly usurps the citizens’ rights.
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For what purpose was the Declaration of Independence written?
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To explain why the colonists need to separate themselves from Great Britain
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In Blood Brothers, why does David Hazard feel that he must write the story of Elias Chacour?
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He wanted to discover the compassion and peace Chacour has.
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Referring to Henry V, what quality or value does the king advocate as he rallies his troops for their upcoming battle?
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Honour
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Which term best describes the tone of Camus’s speech?
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Optimistic
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According to Camus, which of the following is not one of the responsibilities of the writer?
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To instill hope by supporting the government
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Toward the end of his speech, Camus mentions two goals we must \”march toward.\” What are they?
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Truth and liberty
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In Blood Brothers, which word best describes Elias’s father, Michael Chacour?
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Peaceful
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In the Blood Brothers, when was the first time Elias remembered discovering inner peace?
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While praying in the orchard after being reprimanded in school
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Which of the following is probably the most important skill for paragraphing effectively?
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Using good judgment
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If you wrote a simple essay about dogs, and you included the topics of hunting dogs, house dogs, and working dogs, how many paragraphs would your essay likely have? -2 -3 -4 -5 -6
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5
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Why should you sometimes divide a gigantic paragraph into two or more paragraphs? (Select all that apply.)
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To give the reader a visual break
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If Henry V was set in the situation of a football team gearing up for its next game, what role could the king best be compared to?
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Football coach
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In Henry V, what is the tone of the king’s speech?
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confident
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The use of phrases like \”condescending venom\” is a good example of
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word choice

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