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68 terms
British Literature (1)
Old English Literary time period
Medieval
Renaissance
Neoclassical
650-1000(1066: Battle of Hastings)(Beowulf)
1000(1066)-1500 (Canterbury Tales; Chaucer)
1500-1660 (Shakespeare-1600)
1660-1798
Old English Literary time period
650-1000(1066: Battle of Hastings)(Beowulf)
Medieval
1000(1066)-1500 (Canterbury Tales; Chaucer)
27 terms
British Literature Unit 1
portmanteau
malapropism
figurative language
metaphor
Coined by Lewis Carroll, based on the concept of two words pa…
the act of using an incorrect word in place of one that is si…
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that i…
a figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hidden…
portmanteau
Coined by Lewis Carroll, based on the concept of two words pa…
malapropism
the act of using an incorrect word in place of one that is si…
10 terms
British Literature Week 1
Barney
Codswallop
Yob
Elevenses
a noisy quarrel, a scuffle, a slight fight.
utter nonsense, baloney
thugs, hooligans, punks
a break for coffee
Barney
a noisy quarrel, a scuffle, a slight fight.
Codswallop
utter nonsense, baloney
20 terms
British Literature List 1
saunter
chivalry
scop
engender
verb- to stroll
noun -qualities of an ideal knight
noun- Old English bard or poet
verb- produce, originate
saunter
verb- to stroll
chivalry
noun -qualities of an ideal knight
16 terms
British literature 1
Anglo-Saxon Period
597
Mead Halls
Scopes
450-1066
Missionaries Christianized the Anglo-Saxons
Beer Halls
Story tellers and Comedians for entertainment
Anglo-Saxon Period
450-1066
597
Missionaries Christianized the Anglo-Saxons
52 terms
British Literature Exam 1
What are the approximate dates for the…
The Renaissance (1485-1660) is also ca…
What was the first major world empire…
The year 597 AD/CE is important not on…
800-1485 AD/CE 800-1485 AD/CE
The Early Modern Period The Early Modern Period
Rome
It brought people who could read and write
What are the approximate dates for the…
800-1485 AD/CE 800-1485 AD/CE
The Renaissance (1485-1660) is also ca…
The Early Modern Period The Early Modern Period
252 terms
British Literature Unit 1
The forgiveness of sin granted by a pr…
The superior class of people into whic…
The form of a language that is distinc…
Having to do with the church.
Absolution
Aristocracy
Dialect
Ecclesiastical
The forgiveness of sin granted by a pr…
Absolution
The superior class of people into whic…
Aristocracy
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Vocab 1 - British Literature
rouse(v)
hapless(adj)
primordial(adj)
chagrin(n)
to bring out of sleep; to stir; to cause to feel angry/excited
unlucky
giving origin; existing at start of time
feeling of vexation, embarrassment
rouse(v)
to bring out of sleep; to stir; to cause to feel angry/excited
hapless(adj)
unlucky
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British Literature Vocabulary #1
Acquisitive
Coherent
Encomium
Eschew
adjective, excessively interested in acquiring money or mater…
adjective, logical and consistent
noun, a speech or piece of writing that praises someone or so…
verb, deliberately avoid using or abstain from
Acquisitive
adjective, excessively interested in acquiring money or mater…
Coherent
adjective, logical and consistent
20 terms
Unit 1 Vocabulary - British Literature
acquisitive (adj.)
arrogate (v.)
banal (adj.)
belabor (v.)
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with
to claim or take without right
hackneyed, trite, commonplace
to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
acquisitive (adj.)
able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with
arrogate (v.)
to claim or take without right
10 terms
British Literature Vocabulary #1
admonish
sentinel
fervent
rancor
(v.) advice; caution
(n.) person or animal that guards
(adj.) having or showing great warmth of feeling
(n.) ill will
admonish
(v.) advice; caution
sentinel
(n.) person or animal that guards
68 terms
British Literature (1)
Old English Literary time period
Medieval
Renaissance
Neoclassical
650-1000(1066: Battle of Hastings)(Beowulf)
1000(1066)-1500 (Canterbury Tales; Chaucer)
1500-1660 (Shakespeare-1600)
1660-1798
Old English Literary time period
650-1000(1066: Battle of Hastings)(Beowulf)
Medieval
1000(1066)-1500 (Canterbury Tales; Chaucer)
20 terms
British Literature List 1
autocratic
anarchy
etiquette
epithet
relating to a ruler who has absolute power; domineering, tyra…
an absence of government; lawlessness, chaos; state of absolu…
the conduct or procedure required by good breeding; the rules…
a word or phrase that describes a person or thing
autocratic
relating to a ruler who has absolute power; domineering, tyra…
anarchy
an absence of government; lawlessness, chaos; state of absolu…
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British literature vocab #1
Banal
Belicose
Finesse
Glib
Lacking in originality
Willingness to fight, aggressively hostile
Intricate and refined delicacy, skillfullness
Said- smart alec, insincere or shallow
Banal
Lacking in originality
Belicose
Willingness to fight, aggressively hostile
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Unit 1--The Periods of British Literature
dominion
depredation
incumbent
redress
n. rule or power to rule; mastery
n. destruction caused by robbery or looting
adj. required as a duty or an obligation
n. repayment for a wrong or an injury
dominion
n. rule or power to rule; mastery
depredation
n. destruction caused by robbery or looting
20 terms
British Literature Sept. 1
Middles Ages
Medieval
Renaissance
Reformation
Reformation, Renaissance, and the collapse of the Roman Empire
Latin medium = middle... Aevum = age
- 19th century, "rebirth" of Latin reliving and Greek learnin…
- early 16th century; religion = BIG... - Germany then Europe
Middles Ages
Reformation, Renaissance, and the collapse of the Roman Empire
Medieval
Latin medium = middle... Aevum = age
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British Literature Vocabulary #1
abhor
acquit
advocate
ambrosial
verb; regard with disgust and hatred.
verb; to relieve from a charge or fault or crime; declare not…
verb; to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argum…
adjective; exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especial…
abhor
verb; regard with disgust and hatred.
acquit
verb; to relieve from a charge or fault or crime; declare not…
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British Literature Exam #1
Beowulf
The Canterbury Tales
Sonnets- Mainly about love, life, and…
Amoretti
N/A
Geoffrey Chaucer
William Shakespeare
Edmund Spencer
Beowulf
N/A
The Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer
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British Literature Vocab 1
Caprice
Solace
Fortnight
Tumult
(noun)... a sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior
(noun)... comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness
(noun)... a period of two weeks
(noun)... a loud confused noise, especially one caused by a larg…
Caprice
(noun)... a sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior
Solace
(noun)... comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness
16 terms
British Literature
Anglo-Saxon epic (800-1000)
The most famous playwright in the world
Years Shakespeare was mostly active
A fake traveller's tale from 1719
Beowulf
William Shakespeare
1590-1610
Robinson Crusoe
Anglo-Saxon epic (800-1000)
Beowulf
The most famous playwright in the world
William Shakespeare
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British Literature #1
Factious
ignoble
boor
aegis
adj. causing disagreement
adj. dishonorable,shameful
n. A rude or impolite person
n. a shield, protection
Factious
adj. causing disagreement
ignoble
adj. dishonorable,shameful
20 terms
British Literature S1
Connoisseur
Effusion
Exhilaration
Gregarious
High Culture Expert
Something That Overflows
Excitement
Outgoing/Social
Connoisseur
High Culture Expert
Effusion
Something That Overflows
51 terms
British Literature Vocabulary #1
abhor
acquit
advocate
ambrosial
verb; regard with disgust and hatred.
verb; to relieve from a charge or fault or crime; declare not…
verb; to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argum…
adjective; exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especial…
abhor
verb; regard with disgust and hatred.
acquit
verb; to relieve from a charge or fault or crime; declare not…
British Literature B1
What is an epic?
Characteristics of an Epic
Characteristics of an Epic Hero
Stages in heroes journey: Call to Adve…
a long poem, typically one derived from an ancient oral tradi…
1. Characters of legendary or historical significance... 2. The…
1. Noble Birth... 2. Capable of deeds of valor and strength... 3. T…
Beowulf hears rumors of Grendel killing men
What is an epic?
a long poem, typically one derived from an ancient oral tradi…
Characteristics of an Epic
1. Characters of legendary or historical significance... 2. The…
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British Literature Vocabulary 1
admonish
rancor
solace
cultivated
advise; caution
ill-will; continuing and bitter hate
comforting; relief
grown
admonish
advise; caution
rancor
ill-will; continuing and bitter hate
35 terms
Vocab 1 British Literature
A/an
Chron
Ego
Gen
without
time
I/self
birth, class, kin
A/an
without
Chron
time
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British Literature Vocabulary // 1
hedonism (n)
aestheticism (n)
bourgeoisie (n)
gentry (n)
The pursuit of happiness
Appreciation of beauty
Middle class (Materialistic class)
People of good social positions (Gentlemen)
hedonism (n)
The pursuit of happiness
aestheticism (n)
Appreciation of beauty
25 terms
British Literature: Vocab 1
Affliction
Cowering
Fetter
Gorge
A state of pain or distress.
To crouch in fear or shame.
A chain or shackle; anything that confines or restrains.
To stuff with food.
Affliction
A state of pain or distress.
Cowering
To crouch in fear or shame.
20 terms
British Literature Quiz #1
Some scholars emphasize the continuiti…
The year 1485 is an arbitrary but conv…
In 1366 Edward lll began a war to enfo…
The withdrawal of the Roman Legions du…
Early Modern
Middle Ages
One hundred
Germanic
Some scholars emphasize the continuiti…
Early Modern
The year 1485 is an arbitrary but conv…
Middle Ages
20 terms
British Literature- Set 1
anti-
de-
dis-
en-; em-
against
oppoite
not; opposite of
cause to
anti-
against
de-
oppoite
102 terms
British Literature Test #1
What did husbands have to do when marr…
What di the children of every class ha…
What is crucial to Anglo-Saxon Culture
Where did the Anglo saxon culture start
They had to give woman a substantial gift of money and land
Grow up ASAP
Loyal dependency to the king
In england
What did husbands have to do when marr…
They had to give woman a substantial gift of money and land
What di the children of every class ha…
Grow up ASAP
48 terms
British Literature: Semester 1
Vernaccular
Epic
Caesura
Wyrd
Language of the common people
Long narrative poem that celebrates a hero. It has cultural a…
A pause in the middle of the line. It's purpose was for the s…
Anglo-Saxon word for fate.
Vernaccular
Language of the common people
Epic
Long narrative poem that celebrates a hero. It has cultural a…
60 terms
British Literature Test #1
complexity
180 AD
43 AD
450 AD
2 sides
Romans vs. Germanic Tribes
when Romans take over England
northern tribes over take England and Southern Europe (Rome)…
complexity
2 sides
180 AD
Romans vs. Germanic Tribes
40 terms
British Literature Test 1
syllabic verse
accentual verse
kenning
variation
a poetic form having a fixed or constrained number of syllabl…
has a fixed number of stresses per line regardless of the num…
two words with a hyphen to use in place of a word (sun = worl…
the restatement of a concept or term using different words
syllabic verse
a poetic form having a fixed or constrained number of syllabl…
accentual verse
has a fixed number of stresses per line regardless of the num…
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British Literature 1 Midterm
Sir Thomas Wyatt
Earl of Surrey
Anonymous
Marie de France
The long love that in my thought doth harbor... Whoso list to hu…
The soothe season... Love, that doth reign and live within my th…
Beowulf... The York Play of the Crucifixion
Lanval... Chevrefoil
Sir Thomas Wyatt
The long love that in my thought doth harbor... Whoso list to hu…
Earl of Surrey
The soothe season... Love, that doth reign and live within my th…
20 terms
Honors British Literature Vocabulary 1
bigot
hamper
kindle
noxious
narrow-minded; prejudiced person
hinder; obstruct
to start a fire
harmful; poisonous, lethal
bigot
narrow-minded; prejudiced person
hamper
hinder; obstruct
48 terms
British Literature Part 1
What could be the setting to a story?
What is the main idea of a work?
A broad statement which takes into acc…
In what situation would you use an obj…
a kitchen
the message the author is trying to get across to the audience
generalization
when the pronoun is an indirect object
What could be the setting to a story?
a kitchen
What is the main idea of a work?
the message the author is trying to get across to the audience
88 terms
British Literature (Exam 1)
Heorot
Hygelac
Beowulf (character)
Hrothgar
Mead hall; symbol of moral and social values
Geatish King
Geat warrior
Danish King (lord of mead hall)
Heorot
Mead hall; symbol of moral and social values
Hygelac
Geatish King
20 terms
Quiz #1 British Literature
"Some scholars emphasize the continuit…
"Old english displays its kinship with…
"In 1366, Edward III began a war to en…
"The withdrawal of the Roman legions d…
Reformation
Germanic
100
Germanic
"Some scholars emphasize the continuit…
Reformation
"Old english displays its kinship with…
Germanic
10 terms
Unit 1 British Literature
Kenning
Wergeld
The Three Estates
Chivalry
Metaphorical phrase used instead of a name
restitution for murder or expect revenge
Aristocrats, Clergy, and peasants
qualifications of a knight that include courtesy, generosity,…
Kenning
Metaphorical phrase used instead of a name
Wergeld
restitution for murder or expect revenge
British Literature Test 1
The most accurate assessment of the Mi…
What became of the language of the rul…
The action that contributed most to th…
Alfred's concern for an educated leade…
A time of dynamic change
French
the introduction of the Latin alphabet
the transmission of most Old English literature into the dial…
The most accurate assessment of the Mi…
A time of dynamic change
What became of the language of the rul…
French
76 terms
British Literature - Part 1
Which two elements of culture did the…
When was the Norman invasion?
Who were the Britons?
Who produced the ancestors of the Angl…
Education and written literature.
1066
the original Celtic inhabitants of the island of Britain who…
The intermingling of the Angles, Saxons and the Jutes with th…
Which two elements of culture did the…
Education and written literature.
When was the Norman invasion?
1066
47 terms
British Literature Exam 1
Celts (Medieval History)
Romans (Medieval History)
Germanic tribes (Angles, Saxons) (Medi…
Danes
Original Inhabitants
Roman conquest - 1st century C.E. (original... inhabitants- Cel…
Conquest by Germanic tribes (beginning of... Anglo-Saxon Period…
Danish invasions and conquests - 10th century
Celts (Medieval History)
Original Inhabitants
Romans (Medieval History)
Roman conquest - 1st century C.E. (original... inhabitants- Cel…
75 terms
British Literature: Unit 1
monk
Anglo Saxons
Christianity
- valueless... - powerless
Bede was a Benedictine _________.
Bede's "Ecclesiastical History of the English People" is our…
The purpose of the "History" was to chart the spread of _____…
In "The Conversion of Edwin", Coifi, the high priest, describ…
monk
Bede was a Benedictine _________.
Anglo Saxons
Bede's "Ecclesiastical History of the English People" is our…
21 terms
British Literature - Part 1
When was the Norman invasion?
Who were the Britons?
Who produced the ancestors of the Angl…
What language did the Monks first work…
1066
the original Celtic inhabitants of the island of Britain who…
The intermingling of the Angles, Saxons and the Jutes with th…
Latin, the language of the Church scholarship.
When was the Norman invasion?
1066
Who were the Britons?
the original Celtic inhabitants of the island of Britain who…
62 terms
British Literature Exam 1
Elegy
Comitatus
Alliterative verse
Caesura
a mournful, melancholy, or plaintive poem, especially a funer…
Germanic friendship structure that compelled kings to rule in…
contains alliteration or the occurrence of the same letter or…
a break between words within a metrical foot
Elegy
a mournful, melancholy, or plaintive poem, especially a funer…
Comitatus
Germanic friendship structure that compelled kings to rule in…
10 terms
British Literature vocabulary 1
Alacrity
Burgeon
Deleterious
Euphemism
Quickness
Grow flourish
Harmful
A polite phrase to cover something unpleasant
Alacrity
Quickness
Burgeon
Grow flourish
14 terms
British Literature Unit. 1
Discomfit
Edification
Malfeasance
Feasible
To embarass
Enlightenment
Wrongdoing
Reasonable
Discomfit
To embarass
Edification
Enlightenment
12 terms
British Literature Unit 1
What are some epic charcteristics?
What does Ceasura mean?
What is alliteration?
What is compounding?
- Hero is male and of noble birth ... - Vast setting ... - long spe…
A complete pause found in poetry. Indicated with a space or a…
Repetition of consonant at the beginning of words
Combination of 2 words to; make a new word
What are some epic charcteristics?
- Hero is male and of noble birth ... - Vast setting ... - long spe…
What does Ceasura mean?
A complete pause found in poetry. Indicated with a space or a…
10 terms
British literature vocab 1
Abashed
Abate
Abide
Ablution
Ashamed or embarrassed
To reduce
To remain;continue;stay;endure
A cleansing with water or other liquid,especially as a religi…
Abashed
Ashamed or embarrassed
Abate
To reduce
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