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Highschool English iv review

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_____ means "helpful."
conducive
_____means "to put forth."
pose
Conversation between characters in a story is called ______
dialogue
Description in a story is probably more economical if it is interspersed with ideas that advance the _____ .
plot
The way in which the writer describes characters and moves the plot forward is known as _____ .
technique
A story can be told from which four points of view. What is the first?
omniscient
A story can be told from which four points of view. What is the second?
limited omniscient
A story can be told from which four points of view. What is the first?
dramatic
A story can be told from which four points of view. What is the first?
personal
Style includes:
a. type of language used
b.correct grammar
c.outline
d.correct usage
a, b, d
A poem is a series of images that create a(n)?
word picture
A poet uses the common sound patterns of meter and:
rhyme
A form of poetry that has neither rhyme nor meter is:
free verse
Meter and rhyme must be suited to the poem's:
content, theme, and tone
Choose the right word for this definition: to force; to inflict
impose
Choose the right word for this definition: to be victorious; to triumph
prevail
Choose the right word for this definition: artful
subtle
Choose the right word for this definition: to speculate
theorize
Theory number: _____-First words were imitations of animal cries and natural sounds
one
Theory number: _____-First words were exclamations of emotions.
two
Theory number: _____-Speech began with rhythmic chants.
three
______ believed that only the gods were able to communicate in words and eventually gave the gift of speech to the people.
scandinavians
True or False: Man's brain is larger than the brain of an ape.
true
True or False: The brain of both man and ape is organized so that specific cognitive skills and motor skills are located on specific sides of the brain.
false
True or False: One way that an individual language became the "language of the land" was when one country conquered another and imposed it's language on the conquered country.
true
Type the prefix or suffix of the following word and the meaning of the prefix or suffix, as it is used in this word, based on the charts above.

preview

prefix or suffix:
meaning:
pre, before
Type the prefix or suffix of the following word and the meaning of the prefix or suffix, as it is used in this word, based on the charts above.
adhere

prefix or suffix:
meaning:
ad, to
Type the prefix or suffix of the following word and the meaning of the prefix or suffix, as it is used in this word, based on the charts above.
editor

prefix or suffix:
meaning:
or, one who
Type the prefix or suffix of the following word and the meaning of the prefix or suffix, as it is used in this word, based on the charts above.
collection

prefix or suffix:
meaning:
ion, act
Type the prefix or suffix of the following word and the meaning of the prefix or suffix, as it is used in this word, based on the charts above.
quotable

prefix or suffix:
meaning:
able, capable of
True or False: Structural grammar was developed because people believed traditional grammar did not accurately describe English grammar.
true
True or False: Traditional grammar is based on the French language.
false
True or False: Structural grammar defines a sentence and parts of speech.
false
True or False: Transformational grammar attempts to find rules that, if applied, would create all possible grammatical sentences.
true
True or False: Exceptions to the rules of traditional grammar seldom occur.
false
Choose the right word for this definition: framework of action
plot
Choose the right word for this definition: time/place in which characters relate to one another
setting
Choose the right word for this definition: central idea of a story
theme
Choose the right word for this definition: struggle inside character
internal conflict
Choose the right word for this definition: follows the key action or decision of the protagonist
climax
The point at which a character is forced to act is called the _____ of the story
crisis
Conflict which the character must face outside of himself is called ______ conflict.
external
Choose the right word for this definition: figurative language which presents something the opposite of what it purports to be
irony
Choose the right word for this definition or example:"Her voice was a fluttering harpsichord."
metaphor
Choose the right word for this definition: seems contradictory, but is true
paradox
Choose the right word for this definition: substitutes something closely related for the actual thing
metonymy
Choose the right word for this definition: exaggeration
hyperbole
Choose the right word for this definition: associates part of a thing with the whole
synecdoche
Choose the right word for this definition: comparison utilizing "like" or "as."
simile
In English poetry the two-syllable feet are:
trochee, iamb
In English poetry the three-syllable feet are:
anapest, dactyl
The most common "foot" chosen in English poetry is the ______.
iamb
Internal "sound effects" in a poem are achieved through four sound devices:
onomatopoeia, assonance, consonance, alliteration
Match this English meter and foot: four feet
tetrameter
Match this English meter and foot: one foot
monometer
Match this English meter and foot:seven feet
heptameter
Match this English meter and foot: three feet
trimeter
Match this English meter and foot: six feet
hexameter
Match this English meter and foot: two feet
dimeter
Match this English meter and foot: five feet
pentameter
Match this English meter and foot: eight feet
octameter
The most common sound patterns in poetry are:
meter and rhyme
To ____ means to heighten or to intensify.
enhance
List four important information resources:
index, computer catalog, internet, dictionary
True or False: The topic sentence contains the supporting details of the paragraph.
false
_____ refers to the way in which a paragraph flows logically from idea to support.
coherence
_____ refers to every other sentence in a paragraph contributing to the topic sentence.
unity
True or False: The main idea always comes at the end of the paragraph
false
True or False: Shifting tense in a paragraph adds dramatic effect.
false
The mysterious early period of English history has been revealed primarily through recently discovered ____, _____, and ______.
manuscripts, artifacts, drawings
By the year 700 B.C., England was held by the ______.
celts
England was invaded in 52 B.C. by the Romans, who were followed after A.D. 450 by the three German tribes: the _____, the ______, and the _______.
jutes, angles, saxons
Missionaries were sent by Pope Gregory in the year ______.
597
The Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation was written by the ______, who is considered the father of English history.
venerable bede
An English king and scholar, ______, established the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.
alfred
Anglo-Saxon England came to an end in the year ______ with the ________.
1066, norman conquest
a long narrative poem-national in scope, heroic in character and action
epic
What is another term for "poet"?
scop
pertaining to a formal poem; a meditation upon a serious subject
elegiac
the repetition of the initial sounds in two or more words of a line of poetry
alliteration
double comparisons or metaphors
kennings
a relationship between a leader and his retainers
comitatus
Who is fate in beowulf?
wyrd
Who is the lord in beowulf?
hlaford
the basic unit of meter in Anglo-Saxon poetry
half-line
What elegy is about a traveling scop that describes early tribes and heroes?
widsith
What poem's message warns that man should not boast of the future and that man should seek God's forgiveness?
wanderer
The theme of what story describes the sea and the futility of life if man lives only for the things of this world?
seafarer
What poem is about the remains of an old Roman city built in England?
the ruin
A ______ is a short saying or proverb from Anglo-Saxon literature.
gnome
What's the name of Beowulf's loyal retainer who is appointed to succeed him?
wiglaf
In Beowulf, who is queen of Denmark?
wealtheow
What is the name of the monster Beowulf slays?
grendel
In Beowulf, who is king of Denmark?
hrothgar
What is the name of the meadhall?
heorot
True or False: The Domesday Book recorded the names of traitors to be executed.
false
True or False: The Normans took over most of the English land and set up their own forms of language and government.
true
[ True / False ] Feudalism is a social and economic system of the High Middle Ages.
false
True or False: The church brought stability and meaning to the common man.
true
True / False ] By the beginning of the Middle Ages, the middle class had become the dominant force in society.
false
The greatest of the early English writers was ____
chaucer
The Canterbury Tales is actually a collection of ____ within an external ___.
tales, framework
Three types of sonnets are:
spenserian, shakespearean, petrarchan
All sonnets contain ___ lines; the rhythm pattern of all sonnets is called ___.
14, iambic pentameter
The rhyme scheme of the octave of a Petrarchan (Italian) sonnet is
abba/abba
The rhyme scheme of a Spenserian sonnet is ____
abab/bcbc/cdcd/ee
___ were performed in cycles on pageants.
mystery plays
What kind of drama instructed people in the liturgy?
church plays
What kind of drama dramatized the lives of saints?
miracle plays
What kind of drama intended to emphasize amusement rather than instruction?
interludes
What kind of drama personified abstract views?
morality plays
What kind of drama dramatized the history of salvation?
mystery plays
True or False: The Elizabethan stage is famous for its elaborate scenery.
false
True or False: Most Elizabethan drama productions began at sunset.
false
True or False: Elizabethan drama had no actresses.
true
True or False: Elizabethan costuming was frequently inconsistent with the historical setting of a play.
true
True or False: An Elizabethan theater is almost identical to a modern-day American theater.
false
True or False: The Globe was the first English playhouse.
false
True or False: Elizabethan actors did not enjoy favorable reputations.
true
In order of the development of English drama, which type of play was the came first?
church plays
In order of the development of English drama, which type of play was the came second?
mystery plays
In order of the development of English drama, which type of play was the came third?
morality plays
In order of the development of English drama, which type of play was the came fourth?
interludes
In order of the development of English drama, which type of play was the came last?
elizabethan plays
True or False: Shakespeare was born in London.
false
True or False:Shakespeare was both an actor and a playwright.
true
True or False:Shakespeare's English is closer to medieval English than to Modern English.
false
The final disaster of a tragedy is:
inevitable
The purpose of tragedy is to:
calm the audience
According to the Elizabethan definition of the term, which of the following is an example of a tragedy?
a. an earthquake destroying a city
b. lightning striking and killing a young man
c. loneliness and despair overwhelming a rich old man who had never taken time to make true friends
c
Hamlet dies. His opponents also die as does his relatively innocent mother:is this the exciting force, climax, tragic force, or the catastrophe?
catastrophe
Hamlet stabs Polonius.:is this the exciting force, climax, tragic force, or the catastrophe?
tragic force
Hamlet sees the ghost for the first time.:is this the exciting force, climax, tragic force, or the catastrophe?
exciting force
Hamlet passes up the "perfect opportunity" to kill Claudius.:is this the exciting force, climax, tragic force, or the catastrophe?
climax
How is the major external conflict of Hamlet solved?
hamlet kills claudius
How is the major external conflict of Hamlet solved?
hamlet kills claudius
[ True / False ] Analysis is determining what the writer says.
false
[ True / False ] The greatest support for a critic's opinion depends on evidence from text.
true
[ True / False ] Evaluation is determining the worth of a literary work.
true
[ True / False ] The first step in writing a critical essay is to select the topic.
false