World Lit Final

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Montclair High School freshman world lit final. Context of quotes section is not included.

sonnet

A poem with fourteen lines; contains 3 quatrains

quatrain

A section of a sonnet's rhyming scheme that follows an ABAB pattern

couplet

A section at the end of a sonnet; two lines that usually rhyme and are usually the same length.

iamb

A metrical foot consisting of two syllables: a short one and a long one.

iambic pentameter

A line of verse that consists of five iambs.

simile

Comparing two things using "like" or "as"

metaphor

Comparing two things without using "like" or "as"

alliteration

The repetition of the same sounds or kinds of sounds at the beginning of words.

personification

Giving an object human-like qualities

oxymoron

A figure of speech in which two things that conflict with each other are put next to each other (i.e. the happy death)

classical allusion

A reference to classic literature (such as the bible) or ancient times (i.e. references to Roman or Greek gods)

pun

Saying something with a double meaning usually for a humorous effect.

reverse word

Switching words around to better fit poetry (i.e. "upfill" rather than "fill up"

reversed thought

Two ideas that have parts switched around.

reversed sentence construction

Stating the same thing twice within a sentence, but reversing it the second time.

round

The shape of Shakespeare's theater was _______.

natural light

The stage in Shakespeare's theater was lit by ________

fire, cannon

Shakespeare's theater was destroyed when a ______ was started by a _______ on stage and set to the thatched roof (separate answers with commas)

hamartia

What kind of plot device can be defined as "missing the mark; a fatal flaw"?

When Romeo kills Tybalt

What is the turning point in Romeo and Juliet?

Friar marrying Romeo and Juliet

First example of hamartia in Romeo and Juliet involving the Friar

Romeo stepping into a fight and Mercutio dying

Second example of hamartia in Romeo and Juliet involving Mercutio

Romeo

Who said this: "Then dear saint, let lips do what hands do"

metaphor, personification

What language tricks are present in this: "Then dear saint, let lips do what hands do"

Juliet

Who said this: "Sweet, goodnight./This bud of love, by summer's ripening breath/May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet."

personification, metaphor

What language tricks are present in this: "Sweet, goodnight./This bud of love, by summer's ripening breath/May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet."

Mr. Capulet

Who said this: "Death lies on her like an untimely frost/on the sweetest flower of all the field."

simile

What language tricks are present in this: "Death lies on her like an untimely frost/on the sweetest flower of all the field."

Mercutio

Who said this: "A plague on both your houses! They have made worms meat of me. I have it."

metaphor

What language tricks are present in this: "A plague on both your houses! They have made worms meat of me. I have it."

Prince

Who said this: "If you ever disturb our streets again/Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace."

personification

What language tricks are present in this: "If you ever disturb our streets again/Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace."

Juliet

Who said this: "O happy dagger! This is thy sheath: There rust and let me die."

personification, metaphor

What language tricks are present in this: "O happy dagger! This is thy sheath: There rust and let me die."

Mercutio

Who said this: "...'tis not so deep as a well, nor so wide as a church door, but 'tis enough. 'Twill serve. Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find a grave man."

simile, personification, pun

What language tricks are present in this: "...'tis not so deep as a well, nor so wide as a church door, but 'tis enough. 'Twill serve. Ask for me tomorrow and you shall find a grave man."

Romeo

Who said this: "O heavy lightness, serious vanity,/Misshapen chaos of well-seeming forms,/Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health..."

oxymoron

What language tricks are present in this: "O heavy lightness, serious vanity,/Misshapen chaos of well-seeming forms,/Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health..."

Romeo

Who said this: "But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?/ It is the East, and Juliet is the sun./ Arise fair sun, and kill the envious moon,/ Who is already sick and pale with grief/ That thou, her maid, art far more fair than she."

personification, metaphor

What language tricks are present in this: "But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?/ It is the East, and Juliet is the sun./ Arise fair sun, and kill the envious moon,/ Who is already sick and pale with grief/ That thou, her maid, art far more fair than she."

Juliet

Who said this: "...Yet if thou swear'st,/ thou mayst prove false. At lovers' perjuries,/ they say, Jove laughs..." (Jove - Jupiter, god of oaths.)

classical allusion

What language tricks are present in this: "...Yet if thou swear'st,/ thou mayst prove false. At lovers' perjuries,/ they say, Jove laughs..." (Jove - Jupiter, god of oaths.)

Juliet

Who said this: "My bounty is as boundless as the sea,/ My love as deep. The more I give to thee,/ The more I have, for both are infinite..."

simile

What language tricks are present in this: "My bounty is as boundless as the sea,/ My love as deep. The more I give to thee,/ The more I have, for both are infinite..."

Juliet

Who said this: "Goodnight, good night. Parting is such sweet sorrow/ That I shall say 'Good night' till it be morrow."

alliteration, oxymoron

What language tricks are present in this: "Goodnight, good night. Parting is such sweet sorrow/ That I shall say 'Good night' till it be morrow."

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