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_____ means "helpful."

conducive

_____means "to put forth."

pose

Conversation between characters in a story is called ______

dialogue

Description in a story is probably more economical if it is interspersed with ideas that advance the _____ .

plot

The way in which the writer describes characters and moves the plot forward is known as _____ .

technique

A story can be told from which four points of view. What is the first?

omniscient

A story can be told from which four points of view. What is the second?

limited omniscient

A story can be told from which four points of view. What is the first?

dramatic

A story can be told from which four points of view. What is the first?

personal

Style includes:
a. type of language used
b.correct grammar
c.outline
d.correct usage

a, b, d

A poem is a series of images that create a(n)?

word picture

A poet uses the common sound patterns of meter and:

rhyme

A form of poetry that has neither rhyme nor meter is:

free verse

Meter and rhyme must be suited to the poem's:

content, theme, and tone

Choose the right word for this definition: to force; to inflict

impose

Choose the right word for this definition: to be victorious; to triumph

prevail

Choose the right word for this definition: artful

subtle

Choose the right word for this definition: to speculate

theorize

Theory number: _____-First words were imitations of animal cries and natural sounds

one

Theory number: _____-First words were exclamations of emotions.

two

Theory number: _____-Speech began with rhythmic chants.

three

______ believed that only the gods were able to communicate in words and eventually gave the gift of speech to the people.

scandinavians

True or False: Man's brain is larger than the brain of an ape.

true

True or False: The brain of both man and ape is organized so that specific cognitive skills and motor skills are located on specific sides of the brain.

false

True or False: One way that an individual language became the "language of the land" was when one country conquered another and imposed it's language on the conquered country.

true

Type the prefix or suffix of the following word and the meaning of the prefix or suffix, as it is used in this word, based on the charts above.

preview

prefix or suffix:
meaning:

pre, before

Type the prefix or suffix of the following word and the meaning of the prefix or suffix, as it is used in this word, based on the charts above.
adhere

prefix or suffix:
meaning:

ad, to

Type the prefix or suffix of the following word and the meaning of the prefix or suffix, as it is used in this word, based on the charts above.
editor

prefix or suffix:
meaning:

or, one who

Type the prefix or suffix of the following word and the meaning of the prefix or suffix, as it is used in this word, based on the charts above.
collection

prefix or suffix:
meaning:

ion, act

Type the prefix or suffix of the following word and the meaning of the prefix or suffix, as it is used in this word, based on the charts above.
quotable

prefix or suffix:
meaning:

able, capable of

True or False: Structural grammar was developed because people believed traditional grammar did not accurately describe English grammar.

true

True or False: Traditional grammar is based on the French language.

false

True or False: Structural grammar defines a sentence and parts of speech.

false

True or False: Transformational grammar attempts to find rules that, if applied, would create all possible grammatical sentences.

true

True or False: Exceptions to the rules of traditional grammar seldom occur.

false

Choose the right word for this definition: framework of action

plot

Choose the right word for this definition: time/place in which characters relate to one another

setting

Choose the right word for this definition: central idea of a story

theme

Choose the right word for this definition: struggle inside character

internal conflict

Choose the right word for this definition: follows the key action or decision of the protagonist

climax

The point at which a character is forced to act is called the _____ of the story

crisis

Conflict which the character must face outside of himself is called ______ conflict.

external

Choose the right word for this definition: figurative language which presents something the opposite of what it purports to be

irony

Choose the right word for this definition or example:"Her voice was a fluttering harpsichord."

metaphor

Choose the right word for this definition: seems contradictory, but is true

paradox

Choose the right word for this definition: substitutes something closely related for the actual thing

metonymy

Choose the right word for this definition: exaggeration

hyperbole

Choose the right word for this definition: associates part of a thing with the whole

synecdoche

Choose the right word for this definition: comparison utilizing "like" or "as."

simile

In English poetry the two-syllable feet are:

trochee, iamb

In English poetry the three-syllable feet are:

anapest, dactyl

The most common "foot" chosen in English poetry is the ______.

iamb

Internal "sound effects" in a poem are achieved through four sound devices:

onomatopoeia, assonance, consonance, alliteration

Match this English meter and foot: four feet

tetrameter

Match this English meter and foot: one foot

monometer

Match this English meter and foot:seven feet

heptameter

Match this English meter and foot: three feet

trimeter

Match this English meter and foot: six feet

hexameter

Match this English meter and foot: two feet

dimeter

Match this English meter and foot: five feet

pentameter

Match this English meter and foot: eight feet

octameter

The most common sound patterns in poetry are:

meter and rhyme

To ____ means to heighten or to intensify.

enhance

List four important information resources:

index, computer catalog, internet, dictionary

True or False: The topic sentence contains the supporting details of the paragraph.

false

_____ refers to the way in which a paragraph flows logically from idea to support.

coherence

_____ refers to every other sentence in a paragraph contributing to the topic sentence.

unity

True or False: The main idea always comes at the end of the paragraph

false

True or False: Shifting tense in a paragraph adds dramatic effect.

false

The mysterious early period of English history has been revealed primarily through recently discovered ____, _____, and ______.

manuscripts, artifacts, drawings

By the year 700 B.C., England was held by the ______.

celts

England was invaded in 52 B.C. by the Romans, who were followed after A.D. 450 by the three German tribes: the _____, the ______, and the _______.

jutes, angles, saxons

Missionaries were sent by Pope Gregory in the year ______.

597

The Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation was written by the ______, who is considered the father of English history.

venerable bede

An English king and scholar, ______, established the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.

alfred

Anglo-Saxon England came to an end in the year ______ with the ________.

1066, norman conquest

a long narrative poem-national in scope, heroic in character and action

epic

What is another term for "poet"?

scop

pertaining to a formal poem; a meditation upon a serious subject

elegiac

the repetition of the initial sounds in two or more words of a line of poetry

alliteration

double comparisons or metaphors

kennings

a relationship between a leader and his retainers

comitatus

Who is fate in beowulf?

wyrd

Who is the lord in beowulf?

hlaford

the basic unit of meter in Anglo-Saxon poetry

half-line

What elegy is about a traveling scop that describes early tribes and heroes?

widsith

What poem's message warns that man should not boast of the future and that man should seek God's forgiveness?

wanderer

The theme of what story describes the sea and the futility of life if man lives only for the things of this world?

seafarer

What poem is about the remains of an old Roman city built in England?

the ruin

A ______ is a short saying or proverb from Anglo-Saxon literature.

gnome

What's the name of Beowulf's loyal retainer who is appointed to succeed him?

wiglaf

In Beowulf, who is queen of Denmark?

wealtheow

What is the name of the monster Beowulf slays?

grendel

In Beowulf, who is king of Denmark?

hrothgar

What is the name of the meadhall?

heorot

True or False: The Domesday Book recorded the names of traitors to be executed.

false

True or False: The Normans took over most of the English land and set up their own forms of language and government.

true

[ True / False ] Feudalism is a social and economic system of the High Middle Ages.

false

True or False: The church brought stability and meaning to the common man.

true

True / False ] By the beginning of the Middle Ages, the middle class had become the dominant force in society.

false

The greatest of the early English writers was ____

chaucer

The Canterbury Tales is actually a collection of ____ within an external ___.

tales, framework

Three types of sonnets are:

spenserian, shakespearean, petrarchan

All sonnets contain ___ lines; the rhythm pattern of all sonnets is called ___.

14, iambic pentameter

The rhyme scheme of the octave of a Petrarchan (Italian) sonnet is

abba/abba

The rhyme scheme of a Spenserian sonnet is ____

abab/bcbc/cdcd/ee

___ were performed in cycles on pageants.

mystery plays

What kind of drama instructed people in the liturgy?

church plays

What kind of drama dramatized the lives of saints?

miracle plays

What kind of drama intended to emphasize amusement rather than instruction?

interludes

What kind of drama personified abstract views?

morality plays

What kind of drama dramatized the history of salvation?

mystery plays

True or False: The Elizabethan stage is famous for its elaborate scenery.

false

True or False: Most Elizabethan drama productions began at sunset.

false

True or False: Elizabethan drama had no actresses.

true

True or False: Elizabethan costuming was frequently inconsistent with the historical setting of a play.

true

True or False: An Elizabethan theater is almost identical to a modern-day American theater.

false

True or False: The Globe was the first English playhouse.

false

True or False: Elizabethan actors did not enjoy favorable reputations.

true

In order of the development of English drama, which type of play was the came first?

church plays

In order of the development of English drama, which type of play was the came second?

mystery plays

In order of the development of English drama, which type of play was the came third?

morality plays

In order of the development of English drama, which type of play was the came fourth?

interludes

In order of the development of English drama, which type of play was the came last?

elizabethan plays

True or False: Shakespeare was born in London.

false

True or False:Shakespeare was both an actor and a playwright.

true

True or False:Shakespeare's English is closer to medieval English than to Modern English.

false

The final disaster of a tragedy is:

inevitable

The purpose of tragedy is to:

calm the audience

According to the Elizabethan definition of the term, which of the following is an example of a tragedy?
a. an earthquake destroying a city
b. lightning striking and killing a young man
c. loneliness and despair overwhelming a rich old man who had never taken time to make true friends

c

Hamlet dies. His opponents also die as does his relatively innocent mother:is this the exciting force, climax, tragic force, or the catastrophe?

catastrophe

Hamlet stabs Polonius.:is this the exciting force, climax, tragic force, or the catastrophe?

tragic force

Hamlet sees the ghost for the first time.:is this the exciting force, climax, tragic force, or the catastrophe?

exciting force

Hamlet passes up the "perfect opportunity" to kill Claudius.:is this the exciting force, climax, tragic force, or the catastrophe?

climax

How is the major external conflict of Hamlet solved?

hamlet kills claudius

How is the major external conflict of Hamlet solved?

hamlet kills claudius

[ True / False ] Analysis is determining what the writer says.

false

[ True / False ] The greatest support for a critic's opinion depends on evidence from text.

true

[ True / False ] Evaluation is determining the worth of a literary work.

true

[ True / False ] The first step in writing a critical essay is to select the topic.

false

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