Honors English 12 Unit 4


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Aesop, who lived from 620 to 560 BC, was a writer of fables.
complex sentence
We can infer from Aristotle's descriptions that Aesop was a freed slave, but little else is known about him.
compound-complex sentence
Some scholars doubt that he ever lived.
complex sentence
His fables exist, however, and fortunately they have been passed down to us.
compound sentence
(What we know as Aesop's fables) certainly includes tales from older sources.
noun clause
The translators (who collected the fables) added other stories they knew.
adjectival clause
(Some stories may have originated from Asia), and others may have come from Africa.
independent clause
Do you know (what a fable is)?
noun clause
Although many tornadoes occur throughout the United States, they are quite rare west of the Rockies.
a. adverbial
Several champion ice-hockey teams have come from Canada, where ice skating is a very popular sport.
b. adjectival
Wrap that meat in tin foil before you put it in the freezer.
a. adverbial
What was the significant with Henry VIII's break with the Catholic church?
It undermined the powers and authority of the pope.
Which of the following characterizes the literary production of the English Renaissance?
the use of the English language.
Which of the following is LEAST likely to be the subject of an expository essay?
an appeal to vote for a student representative
Which of the following statements about the Renaissance is NOT a generalization?
In the Renaissance period, Edward VI, Henry VIII's only legitimate son, became king of England at the age of nine.
Which of the following generalizations best describes the changing viewpoints of authors during the Renaissance?
Writers broadened their focus beyond writing about religion.
Which of the following is a complex sentence?
Alec suggested we all go to the neighborhood pool.
In the blank space next to each sentence, type the letter corresponding to the part of speech modified by the underlined adverbial phrase.

(When a thunderstorm strikes on a hot day), hail may fall.
b. verb
We went back inside(so that we could find out umbrellas.)
b. verb
The old man felt rejuvenated (after he took a walk in the woods.)
c. adjective
Why is the view of country living presented in Marlowe's "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" idyllic?
The shepherd describes his life devoid of manual intensive labor.
In "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd", how does the nymph feel about the shepherd in Raleigh's poem?
She is unsure of his sincerity.
How does the speaker in Marlowe's "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" compare to the speaker in Raleigh's "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd?"
Marlowe's speaker is more impulsive.
How can Raleigh's "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" be considered an anti-pastoral?
It describes country living from a realistic perspective.
Which set of lines from "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" best reflects the speaker's feelings about nature?
The flowers do fade, and wanton fields / To wayward winter reckonings yield.
Which characteristic of Shakespearean sonnets is found in Sonnets 29, 116, and 130?
a conclusion in the final two lines
What is the tone of "Sonnet 130"?
humorous and realistic
What figure of speech is used in the line below from "Sonnet 130"?

"If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head."
Which of the following examples is not a metaphor?
My state, like to the lark at break of day arising from sullen earth
Which of the following sentences displays the correct use of modifiers?
Some ducks, which were cute and fluffy, begged for food.
The underlines words are an example of a(n)...

(When the Earth, moon and sun are in line), and eclipse occurs.
adverbial clause
(A fable's moral maybe explicitly stated), or it maybe be simple implied.
independent clause
(If you look at most cultures), you will find evidence of fables passed down through oral tradition.
adverbial clause
The fables of La Fontaine owe much to Aesop, (who was extremely versatile.
adjectival clause
According to "Meditation 17", affliction affects someone by making him...
more fit for God.
Which of the following is a paradox from "A Valediction: forbidding Mourning"?
As the legs of a compass, lovers are both together and separate.
Which of the following is the best paraphrase of the lines below?

'Twere profane of our joys/ to tell the laity of our love.
Telling ordinary people of our love would only debase it.
An epigram is...?
a short piece of writing to memorialize a significant event.
In "On My First Son," why does the speaker define the child's state as enviable?
The child will never experience the hardships of life.
Which of the following best describes the tone of "Song: To Celia"?
Which of the following inferences would you be least likely to make based on the information you learned about Ben Jonson?
Jonson never got over the loss of his son.
What caused Satan to be cast out of heaven in "Paradise Lost"?
his pride
Which element of epic genre is not resent in "Paradise Lost"?
an incorruptible hero
What is the main purpose of allusion?
to increase meaning by referencing a previous person or event
What is the meaning of the words "thence" used in the following lines from "Paradise Lost"?

Fast by the oracle of God, I thence / invoke thy aid to my adventurous song.
In "Paradise Lost," what does the speaker say that the forbidden trees brought into the world?
death and woe