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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)
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
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…
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
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
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
12 terms
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
10 terms
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
30 terms
Semester 1 British Literature
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
blank verse
repetition of consonant sounds at beginning of words
is a brief reference to a fictional or historical person, eve…
sometimes represented by exclamation "O". detaches himself fr…
unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter (U /)x5= 10 syllables
alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds at beginning of words
allusion
is a brief reference to a fictional or historical person, eve…
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
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
18 terms
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
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 Vocab 1
Alacrity
Burgeon
Deleterious
Euphemism
Eagerness;enthusiasm;quickness
Grow;flourish;put forth new shoots
Harmful
A polite phrase to cover something unpleasant
Alacrity
Eagerness;enthusiasm;quickness
Burgeon
Grow;flourish;put forth new shoots
24 terms
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.
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…
41 terms
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
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
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
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…
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
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)
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
34 terms
British Literature 2 - Exam #1
Anne Radcliffe
Anne Brontë
Charlotte Brontë
Emily Brontë
Romantic Era, famous for pioneering the romance genre.... Famous…
Victorian Era.... Famous books: Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Agnes G…
Sisters: Anne and Emily Brontë.... Victorian Era, dominant trend…
Victorian Era.... Created a fictional world written in the form…
Anne Radcliffe
Romantic Era, famous for pioneering the romance genre.... Famous…
Anne Brontë
Victorian Era.... Famous books: Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Agnes G…
British literature vocabulary 1
Allegory
Anaphore
Consonance
Euphemism
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
The use of a word referring to or replacing a word used in a…
Ageeement or compatibility between options
A mild word substituted for something considered too harsh wh…
Allegory
A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
Anaphore
The use of a word referring to or replacing a word used in a…
8 terms
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
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…
8 terms
British Literature pt1
Celts
Anglo-Saxons
Alfred the Great
Norman Conquest
The Celts were a European cultural group first evident in the…
The Anglo-Saxons are a people who have inhabited Great Britai…
"elf counsel" or "wise elf"; 849 - 26 October 899) was King o…
The Norman conquest of England was the 11th-century invasion…
Celts
The Celts were a European cultural group first evident in the…
Anglo-Saxons
The Anglo-Saxons are a people who have inhabited Great Britai…
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
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…
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
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
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…
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
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
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
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
14 terms
British Literature Unit. 1
Discomfit
Edification
Malfeasance
Feasible
To embarass
Enlightenment
Wrongdoing
Reasonable
Discomfit
To embarass
Edification
Enlightenment
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…
13 terms
British Literature 1
Duncan
Malcolm, Dolalbain
Macbeth, Banquo
Macduff, Ross
King of Scotland
Duncan's sons
Generals of the King's army
Noblemen of Scotland
Duncan
King of Scotland
Malcolm, Dolalbain
Duncan's sons
15 terms
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
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
British Literature Vocabulary 1
Slander
Senile
Apocryphal
Corrugated
The action or crime of making a false spoken statement damagi…
A group of thinking and social symptoms that interferes with…
Of doubtful authenticity,although widely circulated as being…
Of a material,surface,or structured shaped into alternate rid…
Slander
The action or crime of making a false spoken statement damagi…
Senile
A group of thinking and social symptoms that interferes with…
British Literature Semester 1
Characteristics of an Epic
Scops
Whitenagemont
wergild
1. flashbacks... 2. conflicts... 3. hospitality codes... 4. epiphets (…
"professional poets" during Anglo-Saxon period; recited for k…
council of elders in Anglo Saxon period
revenge for damage done to kin
Characteristics of an Epic
1. flashbacks... 2. conflicts... 3. hospitality codes... 4. epiphets (…
Scops
"professional poets" during Anglo-Saxon period; recited for k…
29 terms
British Literature 1
Dover Beach
Pride and Predjudice
Sense and Sensibility
Waiting for Godot
Matthew Arnold
Jane Austen
Jane Austen
Samuel Beckett
Dover Beach
Matthew Arnold
Pride and Predjudice
Jane Austen
British Literature 1 ATE
Dover Beach
Writing for Godot
Endgame
Songs of Innocence
Matthew Arnold
Samuel Beckett
Samuel Beckett
William Blake
Dover Beach
Matthew Arnold
Writing for Godot
Samuel Beckett
20 terms
British Literature Week 1
Analogous
Apology
Colloquial
Colloquy
Alike in some way; comparable
The act of admitting an error and saying that one is sorry
Used in common, everyday speech; conversational
A conversation, especially a formal one
Analogous
Alike in some way; comparable
Apology
The act of admitting an error and saying that one is sorry
Block 1 British Literature
deride
censure
gambol
immolate
v. to ridicule; to mock
v. to criticize sharply
v. to frolic
v. to kill someone as a sacrificial victim, usually by fire
deride
v. to ridicule; to mock
censure
v. to criticize sharply
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