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The Gettysburg address was delivered to
dedicate the ground for the ceremony
"Ars Poetica" explains that poetry should
use brief images that are personal
"A Wagner Matinee" conveys the message
pain of realizing what you lost
"My bondage and my freedom" sends an important message about slavery that...
slavery harms both the slave and the master
The technique that expresses what occurs in someone's mind
stream of consciousness
Aspects of Modernism include
Unusual use of punctuation and varying length of lines
"death of the ball turret gunner" describes his tight space as
an animal in its mother's belly
"The Unknown Citizen" is a satire that explains that all people
need to be the same
"Richard Cory" is a poem about Richard Cory told from
a person who lives in his town
"The Notorious Frog" is an example of regional literature due to
dialect of characters
Mr. Shiftlet and Mrs. Crater are both grotesque characters because
they are obsessed with something
The struggle of the turtle in "The Turtle" explains
struggle for survival
According to the poem "The Mending Wall" what cause the neighbor to mend
the frozen ground, hunter, and elves
In "Camouflaging in the Chimera", what is the mood?
tense worrying/anxiety
By planting the corn they hoped that
their sons memory and life would be renewed
A the end of the "Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" we realize that most of what occurs is
the last thoughts of a dying man
While the outcasts are trying to survive, Tom and Piney arrive, they
show the beginning of the conflict of the story and show that nature impacts everyone (both sinful and innocent)
Moore explains in "Poetry" that poems should
share the same meaningful image briefly
After Mrs. Mallard learned of her husband's death all of the noises she hears are
cheerful sounds of ongoing life
As the turtle dragged the seeds across the land and road, the reader realizes the message that
life always finds a way
Lucinda Matlock's attitude towards life is
life is fulfilling if you work hard
When the writer tells the reader about the character's personality it is known as
direct characterization
At the end of "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" which of the following occurs
everyone dies except Uncle Billy and Tom
The jilting of Granny Weatherall conveys the message that death
does not relieve you from painful memories
Although Dexer marries another woman, he realizes that
life without dreams is not a life that is fulfilled
The poetry of Langston Hughes exhibits
African American Pride
Aspect of imagist poems does not include
aspects of traditional poetry
Unrhymed iambic pentameter
blank verse
In "To Build a Fire", when the fire is extinguished with the snow from branches
this is the theme of the story
Reference to a person, event, place, work of art
allusion
In "stopping by the woods in a snowy evening" shows the conflict between
responsibility and rest
ALL of the circumstances in open boat show
naturalism
In "The Corn Planting" the parents planted corn with their son died, this action is
similar to praying
The crew in "The Open Boat" are angry with
fate
When Dexter first sees Judy Jones, he
is captivated by her and ignores all of he faults because of his infatuation
The narrator of "A Rose for Emily" seems to be
a person living in her town
An external conflict in "To Build a Fire" is
human beings and nature
True or False: In "A Rose for Emily", Emily faces external conflicts
True
True or False: Douglass describes Mrs. Auld with respect
True
After the boy dies in "Out, Out" the family
accepts it and moves on
Grotesque
One who has become bizarre or twisted, usually through some kind of obsession→ may be expressed in a characters physical appearance
Naturalism
"Brute within", the indifference of nature, the force of "heredity and environment", and an indifferent, deterministic universe
Southern Gothic Literature
Grotesque, deeply flawed characters, decayed setting, sinister events, illuminates certain truths within a framework
Modernism
Themes were more implied rather than directly stated - no specific structure - made it harder for the reader to understand
Imagism
A dazzling period where many poets began to explore the artistic life of Europe, no fancy language, don't be too descriptive, using everyday speech/language
Dramatic irony
When the reader or audience is aware of something that a character does not know
Situational Irony
when something happens that contradicts the reader's expectations
Verbal irony
Someone says something that deliberately contradicts what the person actually means
Regional literature
Fiction or poetry that focuses on specific features that focuses on specific features, such as dialect, customs, history, and landscape of a particular region
External conflict
Struggle between a character and an outside force such as nature or another character
Internal conflict
Psychological struggle within the mind of literary
Indirect characterization
Narrator uses descriptions of the characters appearance, manner, and behavior, character's own words, or inner thoughts and actions, comments about the character made by other characters, or the way in which other characters react to the characters→ through dialogue and description made by other characters, a character's characterization is revealed
Direct characterization
A writer states what a character is like
Point of view
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1st Person
Character is narrator
Limited 3rd Person
Tells story from viewpoint of one character
Omniscient 3rd Person
Narrator knows everything
Stream of consciousness
A form of writing that is not governed by plot sequence but related instead to the warning of the mind→ story told not in chronological order, but through inner thought of a character
Blank verse
Unrhymed iambic pentameter
Frame story
A literary technique that sometimes serves as a companion piece to a story within a story
Dialect
A particular form of a language that Is peculiar to a specific region or social group
Parallelism
Repetition of grammatical structure
Flashback
A scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in time earlier than the main story
Tone
The general character or attitude of a place, piece of writing, situation, etc.
Satire
Use of humor, irony, or ridicule, that exposes and criticizes people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues
Conflict
A serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one
Allusion
An expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly→ an indirect or passing reference
appendix
n. a section or table of additional matter at the end of a book or document
assiduous
adj. showing great care and perseverance
chronicles
n. stories; histories; record; factual written account of important or historical events in the order of their occurrence
circumvent
v. prevent; get around
detached
adj. not emotionally involved; separate or disconnected
dogma
n. authoritative doctrines or beliefs; principle laid down by an authority as true
dyslexia
n. a disorder that involves difficulty in learning to read and write
dyspepsia
n. indigestion
eminence
n. greatness, celebrity; fame or recognized superiority, especially in a specific profession; important; influential; distinguished
encroach
v. to intrude on (a person's territory or thing considered to be a right) ; advance gradually beyond usual or acceptable limits
epitaph
n. a phrase or statement written in memory of a person who has died; usually on a tombstone
fallowness
n. inactivity; usually referring to farm land
fervent
adj. extremely passionate; very enthusiastic
frantic
adj. marked by frenzy; wild or distraught with fear, anxiety, or other emotions
furtive
adj. sneaky; attempting to avoid notice or attention typically because of guilt or a belief that discovery would lead to trouble secretive
garrulous
adj. talking too much; excessive talking especially on trivial matters
jocularity
n. joking good humor
monotonous
adj. tiresome because unvarying tone; dull, tedious, and repetitious; lacking in variety and interest
mundane
adj. commonplace, everyday, ordinary; dull; lacking interest
obtuse
adj. too slow to understand or perceive; annoyingly insensitive or slow to understand
palpable
adj. able to be touched, felt, or handled
peremptory
adv. decisively, commadningly; insisting on immediate attention or obedience
piety
n. devotion to religion; quality of being religious or reverent
plodding
v. walking or moving very slowly; trudging; slow-moving and unexciting
poignance
adj. 1. arousing deep emotion, especially pity or sorrow
2. physically painful
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poignant
adj. sharply painful to the feelings
recumbent
adj. (especially of a person or human figure) lying down
repose
n. state of being at rest; relaxed
repression
n. restraint; the act of subduing someone or something by force
reverential
adj. showing deep love and respect
reaped
v. gathered; brought in; cut or gather a crop or harvest
sedentary
adj. tending to spend to much time seated; somewhat inactive
sinuous
adj. moving in and out, wavy; having many curves and turns
tactful
adj. concerned abut upsetting or offending others; discreet
tedious
adj. long or wearisome; too long, slow, or dull: tiresome or monotonous
tumultuous
adj. making a loud, confused noise; uproarious; excited
vanquished
v. defeat thoroughly
virulent
adj. extremely hurtful or infectious; hostile
voluminous
adj. of enough materials to fill volumes; large in volume
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