English II Spring Semester Test Review - 2018
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The exact words of a source
One or two sentences giving the gist of a larger source
One or two sentences of information from a source in your own words
Parenthetical in-text documentation
A citation within the body of your research paper, giving credit to the author or source
A list following your paper, providing information about all sources used in the paper; the bibliography page
Either intentionally or unintentionally presenting another person's ideas as ones' own ideas; intellectual theft
Frames the paper by providing the subject and supporting arguments
A sentence that begins the paragraph by introducing the main idea
The three dots (...); used as a substitute to actual information that makes it a shorter citation
A book correctly cited on the works cited page would include which of the
Author's name, title of work, date/place/name of publishing
What is included in the MLA heading before the start of a research paper?
Your name, instructor's name, name of assignment, date, and course title
Where does the MLA heading go at the beginning of the essay?
What is the correct format of the date in the MLA heading?
Day Month Year (21 May 2018)
NO COMMAS ARE USED
The topic sentence should do what?
provide the main idea of a paragraph AND be the first sentence in the paragraph.
Which is the correct form of a parenthetical citation?
(Last Name OR "Title" page number)
(Elmore 123) or ("English Teacher 123)
A parenthetical citation should...
...match a source from the works cited page.
The font for your research paper should be...
...12-point, times new roman
A "chunk" consists of...
1 concrete detail to 2 commentaries (1 CD: 2 CM)
Why did Chinua Achebe choose to write Things Fall Apart in English?
In order to reach his intended audience, the colonizers of Nigeria.
Which of the following events of Things Fall Apart is an allusion to the biblical
story of Isaac and Abraham?
Ikemefuna's death at Okonkwo's hands.
What part does religion play in Things Fall Apart?
It is a tool used to assimilate.
What mythic figure does Okonkwo mimic?
The Tragic Hero
What attracts Nwoye to Christianity initially?
How does Okonkwo's bias illustrate Ngozi Chimamanda Adichie's concept of the single story?
We assume that his perspective is representative of the Igbo.
What is the (incorrect) assumption that the British colonizers make about the
traditional Igbo religion?
It is pantheistic.
Why does Achebe choose to structure the novel in three parts?
The author wrote the novel in three different times in his own personal life.
What figurative language device is used in the following quote from the novel?
"Proverbs are the palm-oil with which words are eaten."
What device is used in the following quote from the novel?
"He grew rapidly like a yam tendril in the rainy season."
All of the following are themes that emerge from the novel EXCEPT:
balance of masculine and feminine values.
the dynamic relationship between the individual and society.
continual and inevitable change.
never trusting your neighbor with your money.
Why was Okonkwo banished from Umuofia?
For killing a clansman during a funeral
How long was Okonkwo banished from Umuofia?
All of the following are reasons why the "white man's religion" is so appealing to Nwoye EXCEPT:
Christianity is a peaceful religion.
Nwoye feels accepted in this religion.
Nwoye's unanswered questions about their cultural practices are answered.
He knows that if he converts, he can bring Ikemefuna back.
56.) In the novel Okonkwo is "popularly called the roaring flame." By using a __________ , the author is able to ________________.
metaphor...compare Okonkwo's rage to an unattended flame.
simile...describe Okonkwo's unwarranted anger.
metaphor...compare Okonkwo's rage to a fire that is tended and burns slowly.
simile...displays the similarities of Okonkwo's rage and a fire that burns slowly.
A different side of Okonkwo is seen when:
he waits with Ekwefi for Enzinma to return after Chielo takes her.
What is the MOST LIKELY reason why Okonkwo hangs himself at the end of the
He has an internal conflict struggling to understand the new weakness and
passiveness of his clan.
What image illustrates Eliezer's connection to his faith in the novel?
The crumbling synagogue
What is the importance of the title of the novel?
It represents Eliezer's transition from a time of safety to a time of danger.
What type of conflict is the central conflict in Night?
Man vs. Self
Why does Eliezer say the old and young "dream more of another ration than of freedom"?
Because he believes that it is more reasonable for
them to expect more food than to survive.
What explains the discrepancies between Primo Levi's account of arrival at Auschwitz and Eliezer's?
They arrive at different camp entrances.
What promise does Eliezer make to himself concerning Rabbi Eliahou's son?
That he will not be like Rabbi Eliahou's son who abandons his father to save himself.
By the end of the novel, what is Eliezer's primary concern? What was it at the
beginning of the novel?
He wants to eat; He wants to stay with his father.
A prayer Jews recite in memory of a loved one. The prayer praises and reaffirms a
belief in one God.
Which of the following was NOT a detail from the description of Moshe's stories from when he was deported to Galicia?
He describes babies being used as target practice.
He describes people digging their own graves.
He describes his own wife's death.
He describes faking his own death in order to escape.
What news does Elie's father return with after his late-night meeting of the council?
They are going to be deported, destination unknown.
What does Madame Schachter claim to see during the train ride?
Madame Shachter seeing what she sees and then it actually appearing is an example of what literary element?
What title does Elie give himself in his relationship with God?
What causes Elie to go see the doctor?
His foot is injured/infected.
In whom does Elie's hospital neighbor say he has the most faith?
Elie's hospital neighbor having the most faith in Hitler is BEST an example of what literary element?
How many people get on the train ride to Buchenwald? How many get off?
What was the prisoners' first act as free men after the liberation of the camp?
To satisfy their hunger
What do the prisoners NOT think about after they are freed?
How to get revenge on the Nazis
What does Eliezer call himself as he looks in the mirror?
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