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Fall Midterm: Pre-AP English
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Allegory of the Cave
Plato's description of individuals who live their lives in accordance with the shadows of reality provided by sensory experience instead of in accordance with the true reality beyond sensory experience.
Dialogue of Allegory of the Cave?
Glaucon-Plato's brother Socrates-his mentor
Allegory of the Cave meaning
just because something can not be perceived through the senses doesn't mean it's not real
Allegory: symbolism of cave
People ignoring to learn
Allegory: symbolism of shadows
New ideas or learning concepts
Allegory: symbolism of sun
Knowledge from the outer world
Allegory: Who is the speaker?
Wisdom and kindness are superior attainments to immortality
Gilgamesh: immortality symbolizes?
Self-centered attainments like strength, power
Who is Gilgamesh?
A legendary Sumerian king and superhuman hero
well-built and beautiful city whose lively people do business in many shops, worship in great temples, and enjoy lush gardens and orchards, all within the city's protective walls.
Gilgamesh: What was the prologue use for?
For giving away a positive ending, and creating suspense on how Gilgamesh suffered, changed, or how he was before the transformation
Gilgamesh: Battle of Humbaba
Archetypical battle where Gilgamesh has Shamash(the god) to help him defeat Humbaba
What to do gods think of Gilgamesh killing Humababa?
The gods are enraged and Gilgamesh learns not all battles will gain him favor
Gilgamesh: Enkidu's Dream of Underworld
Enkidu has a dark and fearful dream of the underworld, he thinks the gods want to kill him and this frightens him
Gilgamesh: Story of the Flood
After Enkidu's death, Gilgamesh seeks Utnapishtim for immortality
What is Utnapishtim's story?
The gods become angry with people on earth and Ea tells "U" about the flood in a dream, then "U" built a boat for him and his family
Gilgamesh: symbolism of the 7 loaves of bread
Represent the fact that things get old and die
Gilgamesh: Who is Ishtar?
Goddess of love and war
Gilgamesh: Who is Enlil?
King of gods and grants immortality to "U"
Gilgamesh: Who is Anu?
God of the firmament the patron god of Uruk, father of Ishtar
groups of people who not only share the same language but share the same slang, the same symbols, and the same points of reference.
Kinds of nouns
common, proper, concrete abstract, collective
Kinds of pronouns
personal, demonstrative, interrogative, indefinite, intensive, reflexive, relative
What kind? Which one? How many? How much?
Why? In what way? To what extent?
Trans or Intrans? She was crying all day long
Trans or Intrans? The doctor advised me to exercise.
Trans or Intrans? She laughed at the joke.
Trans or Intrans? We showed her the photo album.
Liking verbs are always what?
Is there a direct object?
Is there an object, action verb, and direct object?
Mental or Visible? We thought about the puzzle.
Mental or Visible? She plays golf every weekend.
Mental or Visible? He entered the room with dignity.
Identify linking verb: Kevin appears taller on stage.
Identify linking verb: I felt sick on the boat ride.
Identify linking verb: That is a sufficient amount of sugar.
Action or Linking? The driver turned the corner.
Action or Linking? Donna's plan sounds excellent.
Action or Linking? She remained calm in spite of everything.
Action or Linking? Maggie is going to die from this midterm.
Identify verb: He has not always acted so strangely.
has acted (not-adv)
Identify verb: The plan does not sound well thought out
does sound (not-adv)
Identify pronoun: The students found themselves in a sticky situation.
Identify pronoun: Nora herself will finish the project.
Identify pronoun: Please complete your assignment.
Identify pronoun: Where is the picture that you painted?
Identify pronoun: These are horrible questions.
Identify pronoun: Who is going to fail this midterm?
Identify pronoun: Many of my classmates failed the midterm.
Identify pronoun: None of my friends aced any of their midterms.
None- indefinite any- indefinite
Collective or Compound? community
Compound or Collective? username
Compound or Collective? girlfriend
Abstract or Concrete? freedom
Abstract or Concrete? newspaper
Abstract or Concrete? treason
Proper or Common? Supreme Court
Proper or Common? Mr. Kelley
Proper or Common? government
Identify adj: The ugly person got rejected.
Identify adj: Many people don't understand Fr. G.
Identify adj: Please turn in your homework assignment.
Noun or Adjective? He did a (book) signing at the bookstore.
Noun or Adjective? Please refold the (newspaper) when you're done.
Noun or Adjective? They walked to (music) class.
Gilgamesh: Who is Adad?
Storm god who endows Gilgaemsh with courage at his birth
Gilgamesh: Who is Ea?
The wise god of the sweet waters and arts
Gilgamesh: Who is Annunaki?
God of the underworld or the 7 judges of hell
Gilgamesh: Who is Urshanabi?
Boatman who takes Gilgamesh over the waters of death to "U"
Gilgamesh: Who is Samuqan?
God of cattle and god of herds he gives enkidu his rough hair covered hide
Gilgamesh: Who is Irkalla?
(Ereshkigal) goddess and queen of underworld
Gilgamesh: Who is Humbaba?
The fearsome monster appointed by Enlil to protect the forest of cedars
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