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5 Matching Questions

  1. tempestuous
  2. iambic
  3. kenning
  4. begging the question
  5. naturalism
  1. a a device employed in Anglo-Sacxon poetry in which the name of a thing is replaced by on of its functions or qualities
  2. b assuming something to be true that really needs proof
  3. c a foot in poetry with one unstressed syllable followed by one stressed syllable
  4. d (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
  5. e a term often used as a synonym for realis; also a view of experience that is generally characterized as bleak and pessimistic

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. literally, "sieze the day"' enjoy life while you can, a common theme in life and literature
  2. a longing to return to a sentimentalized past; homesickness
  3. the emotional mood created by the entirety of a literary work, established partly by the author's choice of objects that are described
  4. seize and take control without authority and possibly with force
  5. dominated by an excessive love or admiration of oneself

5 True/False Questions

  1. ad populumrational, ethical, emotional


  2. Old Englishthe Anglo-Saxon language spoken from approximately 450 to 1150 AD in what is now Great Britain


  3. lucrativeaa brief story, usually with human characters, that teaches a moral lesson


  4. ad misericordiamthe means by which some goal is achieved or the person through whom it is realized


  5. photosynthesisthe science or art of versification, including the study of metrical structure, thyme, stanza forms


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