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English 4 Final Exam
Final Exam Review for British Literature; English IV
Terms in this set (41)
What is an Farce
an exaggerated type of comedy filled with riduclous situations and stereotyped characters
What is Satire
writing which ridicules the weaknesses and wrong doing of individuals, groups etc in general
What is a Comedy of Manners
a popular form of satirical drama
Who was the author of the book Jan Eyre, the governess who falls in love with an mysterious employee?
Who was the Author of Wuthering Heights?
Who was an famous leader in the Victorian Age?
What age created the movement "art for art sake"
Who of the British monarch had the longest reign
Oscar Wilde was born in what country?
Middle class Victorians believed in what?
hard work, moral seriousness, and social responsibility
Whats a foil
a character in the drama to contrast another
Why does macbeth say there is no one he fears but banquo
banquos bloodline is next to reign and because banquo knows the truth
How is the sleepwalking scene related to the remarks made earlier about sleep in Act 2, Scene 2
reinforces theme of guilt
What does macbeths remarks about his wife illness reveal about there relationship
not as strong
Whats blank verse?
unrhythmed poetry written in iambic pentameter
Whats an aside
short speech directed to the audience , character not heard by others
What role does the witches seem to play in influencing macbeths thoughts and actions?
the evil role. Dark impluses
Whats an comic relief
In carrying out the murder of Duncan, what mistake does macbeth make? How does lady macbeth correct it?
bringings back the muder weapons driping with blood. Lady macbeth tells him to wash of the blood.
What is Dramatic Irony
contrast between expectation and reality
Whats a parody
What does Renaissance
What is an Motif
reoccurring phrase, object, idea, or action
Whats the purpose of a work cited page
to validate the evidence and information in the paper
Whats an counter argument
a refute statement
Who was leonardo da vinci
renaissance man painter, sculptor, architect and engineered.
James I was the son of
James the I succeed what dynasty
What was Henry VIII
What made Henry VIII a renaissance man
poet, musician, and an athlete
What was Elizabeth I?
unwanted daughter of Henry VIII
What does her monarch powers do
restores law and order
Who was Edward I
a monarch that succeed the throne at age 9, died at 15, and thought protestant needed further reforming
What was humanism
humanist that studied art, literature, and philopshy
Whats a sonnet
a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes
What are parenthetical citations used for
to site sources
what is an argumentative essay
a way to persuade the reader- or seriously consider your opinion on a controversial topic
Proper heading format for an essay
Name, Prof. name, class/subject, and date
What are the various parts of an argumentative essay
claim, reason, and evidence
When is it appropriate to use present tense
when the situation is happening now
When is it appropriate to use past tense
If the situation already happen
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