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3rd Quarter English Exam
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What is the relationship between Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Frankenstein?
-Both are frame stories
-Both deal with death and isolation
-Both deal with dark romanticism
Setting of Rime of the Ancient Mariner
On a ship, in the ocean
Who was the author of the Rime of the Ancient Mariner?
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)
Define Literary Ballad
A story that has a very serious plot that rhymes and tells a story
Why does the Wedding Guest stay and listen to the mariner's story?
He is in a trance
What weapon does the mariner use to kill the albatross?
What was a bad omen that resulted from the mariner killing the albatross?
The wind stopped blowing while the men were at sea
What was the mariner's punishment for killing the albatross
The mariner had o place the albatross around his neck
What was odd about the ship that the mariner saw approaching?
There was no wind but the ship was still moving
Why might the mariner have been the only one on his ship to survive?
It was a curse place on him (his hell since he killed the bird)
Why did the Wedding Guest begin to fear the mariner while he was telling of the ship that approached them?
He thought a ghost was talking to him
What action does the mariner try to take but is unable to do during this horrific experience?
He tries to pray but is unable to
Who takes pity on the mariner and releases his burden?
What awakens the dead men on the ship?
Why were they awakened?
To help run the ship
Who saves the Mariner?
A pilot, the pilot's son and the hermet
What is the purpose of the mariner telling his story?
To let everyone know that they all must love and take care of God's creations
What might be a reason that the poet used archaic language in the Rime of the Ancient Mariner?
To give more detail and to make the story sound old
How does Robert Walton's sister feel about his enterprise?
She felt that it is going to be a disaster
Where did Robert Walton learn about exploration voyages that inspired him to make his voyage?
Uncle Thomas's Library
What one thing does Robert Walton describe that he lacks, but always desired?
Letter 3 is a short letter, what does Robert say the purpose of it is?
To say that he is ok and will be cautious
What is the first exciting appearance that the Robert Walton and his crew see?
A sledge drawn by dogs and a gigantic figure
What does Frankenstein decide to tell his tale to Robert Walton?
He feels that it will help in his quest for knowledge
What is the relationship between Caroline Beafort and Victor Frankenstein?
She is his mother
Why does Caroline decide to adopt Elizabeth Lavenza?
She thinks Victor is too lonely being an only child
What "Romantic ideals" does Elizabeth embody?
Admiration and delight
What natural event does Victor observe that causes him to lose faith in the science of Agrippa, Magnus and Paracelsus?
Lightning striking a tree
How does Caroline (Victor's mother) die?
She gets the Scarlet Fever
What was Caroline's (Victor'a mother) deathbed wish?
Victor and Elizabeth get married
Why is Victor going to Ingolstadt?
His dad wants him to experience college outside their country
Why couldn't Henry Clerval accompany Victor to Ingolstadt?
His dad is narrow minded trader and saw idleness and ruin in the aspirations of his son
What bold question deos Victor ask himself that guides the course of his study/work?
When did the principle of life proceed?
Why deos Victor study the decay of human bodies?
To examine the causes of life, you must first have remorse of death
What incredible secret and ability does Victor discover and obtain?
Why does Victor decide to make the being of gigantic structure?
It is easy and fast
What is the first action of life that Frankenstein reports seeing the creature make?
Open his eyes and breathed heavily
When the creature wakes Frankenstein, what does Frankenstein do?
He hides from the creature
Why does Victor's nurse conceal Victor's condition from his father and Elizabeth?
His dad is old and doesn't want the family to worry
What subject does Clerval decide to study?
What sad news does Alphonse share in his letter?
William had been murdered
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