English Extra Credit Study guide

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What does the prefix "in,im" mean?

into,against

What does the suffix "cian" mean?

Having a certain skill

What does the root "cosm" mean?

World

What does the root "lit,liter" mean?

Letter

What does the root "mar,mari" mean?

Sea, pool

In the sentence "Many students work on the star, our school newspaper." What is part of speech is "Many"?

Adjective

What do you called a word that looks like a verb but functions as a noun and always ends in 'ing' ?

Gerund

If a sentence contains two independent clauses which type of sentence is it?

Compound

And-But-Or-Yet, are all what type of conjunction?

Coordinating

In the sentence "In order to get an A on Mrs.Simons exam, I must study hard." What is "to get"?

Infinitive Phrase

In the novel Lord of the Flies what does Piggy represent?

Intelligence

The pattern /u is called?

Trochaic

How many lines must a poem contain to be considered a sonnet?

14

The line "The girl's love of sweets was her Achilles heel" contains which figurative device?

Allusion

Who wrote The Passionate Shepard?

Marlowe

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